Chris Singleton
Principal Lawyer
+61 3 9641 8652
+61 409 869 106
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Areas of Expertise

Workplace and Insurance Services

Chris is the firm's Workplace and Insurance Services team leader and the relationship partner for WorkSafe Victoria.  His areas of expertise are in WorkCover, insurance litigation, common law personal injuries claims and statutory compensation disputes.

With over 20 years working as a defendant solicitor Chris has experienced a wide variety of litigation and advice work on behalf of the WorkSafe Victoria and a number of leading employers and self-insurers. Chris has been involved in complex litigation in all Victorian jurisdictions including the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Court of Appeal where he has achieved success in a number of important cases.

What others say

Preeminent Lawyer, Workers Compensation (Defendant) Victoria
Doyles Guide 2015, 2017 – 2021, 2023
Leading Lawyer, WorkSafe & Workers Compensation Victoria
Doyle’s Guide 2016


Injury claims

Acting on behalf of WorkSafe Victoria and employers in defending complex and sensitive statutory compensation and common law claims arising from workplace injuries.

Self-insured company advice

Advising self-insured companies in relation to claims management and occupational health and safety issues.

Experience across jurisdictions

Acting on behalf of statutory bodies and self-insured companies in personal injury and administrative law disputes in jurisdictions including, the County and Supreme Courts of Victoria, the High Court of Australia and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.