Sara-Jane Knott

Senior Associate

Areas of expertise


Sara-Jane works with insurers, brokers, underwriters and employers providing litigation and dispute resolution experience with medical negligence, personal injury and public and product liability claims.

Sara-Jane has extensive civil litigation and Courtroom advocacy skills and experience.


Sara-Jane’s focus is on providing practical advice and tailored strategies and solutions.

Examples of her experience include:

  • defending complex medical negligence claims for death or personal injury, including prosecuting and defending contribution and indemnity claims;
  • defending complex public and product liability claims for personal injury and property damage;
  • advising insurers on matters of indemnity, quantum and strategy;
  • investigating and obtaining expert opinions including medical and engineering;
  • successfully prosecuting and defending civil litigation claims in Tasmanian, Victorian and Federal Courts;
  • acting as instructing solicitor and assisting Counsel in Supreme and Federal Court proceedings; and
  • assisting with defending investigations commenced by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) against medical professionals.


Sara-Jane is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA).

She has appeared in the Federal Courts of Australia and the Supreme and Magistrates Courts of Tasmania.

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