Belinda Cassidy joined the firm after 18 years as the Principal Claims Assessor at the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (formerly the Motor Accidents Authority). Belinda currently holds appointments as a Claims Assessor under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act, the Motor Accident Injuries Act and an appointment as a Merit Reviewer under the Motor Accident Injuries Act.
Belinda has always worked in the personal injury litigation field, first as a Junior Solicitor at Hickson Lakeman and Holcombe and then as an Associate and later Partner at Windeyer Dibbs. Admitted in 1989, Belinda has specialist accreditation in Personal Injury Law and is one of the state’s leading experts in motor accident compensation law.
Belinda has contributed material on the Motor Accident Injuries Act to two Thomson Reuters publications, the Personal Injury Law Manual NSW and the Lawyers Practice Manual NSW. Belinda is a regular contributor to the Law Society Journal and is frequently asked to speak at conferences and seminars on the topic of motor accident compensation law.
While acknowledging the importance of the Courts, Belinda is a passionate supporter of independent, cost effective and timely alternate dispute resolution services. Belinda is a member of the NSW Law Society, the Council of Australasian Tribunals and the Australian Institute of Judicial Administrators.
Belinda is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Personal Injury
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
- Bachelor of Laws
- Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law
- Claims Assessment Resolution Service Claims Assessor
- Dispute Resolution Service Claims Assessor
- Dispute Resolution Service Merit Reviewer