Health Law

Moray & Agnew boasts an experienced, respected and approachable team with an extensive track record in the management, and conduct, of health and regulatory matters. A number of our lawyers have a background in healthcare and, as such, understand the environments in which health practitioners practice. Team members have also attained specialist post-graduate qualifications in health law.

Moray & Agnew provides advice and litigation assistance to medical defence organisations, commercial insureds and other clients, including with respect to:

  • Civil litigation, including catastrophic injuries, birth injuries and dependency claims
  • Disciplinary investigations and proceedings
  • Impairment and registration matters
  • Coronial inquests
  • State Department of Health Investigations
  • State Police Service Investigations
  • Commissions of Inquiry
  • Administrative/merits and judicial review matters
  • Medicare investigations and Professional Service Review matters under the Health Insurance Act 1973
  • Employment and training disputes
  • Statutory Prosecutions, pursuant to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (as enacted in the various States)
  • Statutory Interpretation.

Our team members have managed a number of large and high profile matters – some of which have generated considerable media interest – competently, sensitively and with discretion.

Case Study

Makita (Australia) Pty Limited v Sprowles [2001] NSWCA 305

The NSW Court of Appeal held that, if an expert opinion is to carry any weight, it must sufficiently outline the…

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Meet our Team

The team is applauded for "exceptional knowledge, experience and expertise in a specialised field" and a readiness to tackle the most intractable issues, one client speaking of its "really fantastic" handling of "a pretty complex matter – picking up a bit of a dog's breakfast and coming up with a really creative, proactive strategy there."

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2020

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