Mark Burke

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Mark Burke

Phone +61 (0)8 8201 8444

Fax +61 (0)8 8201 8499

Mobile +61 (0) 427 238 628 - WA

Email mburke@ydr.net.au

Qualifications

2004 Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (UK)

Experience

1991 – 1999 Legal Executive with Hewitsons Solicitors (UK)

1999 – 2004 Associate with DLA Piper Solicitors London (UK)

2004 – 2007 Adjuster with Garwyn Group (UK)

2007 – 2008 Adjuster with Phoenix Liability Services (UK)

2009 – 2013 Senior Adjuster with The Liability Network (UK)

2013 – 2017 Executive Adjuster with Technical Assessing in Perth WA

2017 – Jan 2018 Liability Practice Leader and Executive Adjuster with Technical Assessing in Sydney NSW

Mark qualified as a lawyer in the UK and worked in insurance and defendant litigation before entering adjusting in 2004 and is now Western Australia State Manager and Executive Liability Adjuster with YDR Chartered Loss Adjusters.  He worked for two major law firms over a period of 13 years including the International firm DLA Piper where he became an Associate and Head of the London Casualty claims team. He then moved into adjusting, working for a variety of specialist liability practices in the UK handling the full range of EL and PL risks before moving to Australia in 2013 to join Technical Assessing, initially in Perth where he developed a thriving liability practice and then moved to the Sydney Office to become the National Liability Practice Leader. 

From June 2017 to January 2018 he was Technical Assessing’s Liability Practice Head with responsibility for the Liability Team in Sydney and development of Quality Assurance programs, client relationship development, marketing, business development and technical mentoring nationwide. During his time with Technical Assessing Mark has handled a wide variety of complex liability, property and contract works claims with a particular focus on professional indemnity matters featuring construction design professionals, civil engineers, significant multi-party fraud claims and medical negligence.

Specialist Areas

Mark currently investigates and handles a wide variety of claims with a particular focus upon liability, particularly construction related and professional indemnity but also with significant experience handling property, contract works and public & product claims including nationwide product recall matters. He also has experience investigating and handling Management Liability and D&O claims including prosecutions and representation at inquests.

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