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Morag SmithSenior Solicitor WA/NT
Selina HuntHead of Practice, Legal QLD & SA
Harry McCaySenior Solicitor ACT
Kate BishopSenior Solicitor SA
Paul TsaousidisHead of Practice Legal NSW
Vanessa NicholsonHead of Practice Legal VIC, WA & ACT
As the healthcare environment continues to change and become more complex, we continue to develop expertise across every relevant area of law, with specialists in:
Avant Law has a Special Counsel and professional conduct experts to defend members in these matters.
Compensation claims can result in lengthy and traumatic experiences. Our Special Counsel and legal team have excellent defence records, in and out of court.
When a patient dies there is a chance of a coronial inquest. Our wealth of experience in coronial matters means members will always have the best defence.
Our Workplace Law Team provides expert advice to Avant members.
Medicare issues can lead to paying back money or facing disciplinary proceedings. Our Special Counsel has provided expert advice to members for 10 years.
Avant answered more than 1,000 calls about confidentiality last financial year. You can be assured we have the expertise to advise and protect you.
Following an unsuccessful claim for allegedly failing to warn a patient of the risk of pregnancy after an endometrial ablation, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed the patient’s appeal…
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Fear of an allegation of inappropriate conduct sometimes deters a doctor from conducting a clinically indicated examination which places them at risk of misdiagnosis…
Losing his wife to cancer affected Dr Brown significantly. He took extra bereavement leave had counselling and sought psychiatric help for depression. After a period of time he developed a close relationship...
*As at Jan 2021