Morag SmithSpecial Counsel WA/NT
Selina HuntHead of Practice, Legal QLD & SA
Harry McCaySpecial Counsel ACT
Kate BishopSpecial Counsel 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.
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*As at Jan 2021