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  • No Australian MDO has more medico-legal expertise to defend you than Avant - whatever your situation

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    Specialists in every relevant area of law

     
    Avant Law - medico-legal law firm  

    Exclusively working for Avant members

     
  • State and territory legal jurisdiction expertise

    Morag Smith


    Morag Smith
    Special Counsel WA/NT

    Selina Hunt


    Selina Hunt
    Head of Practice, Legal QLD & SA

    Harry McCay


    Harry McCay
    Special Counsel ACT

    Kate Bishop


    Kate Bishop
    Special Counsel SA

    Paul Tsaudidis


    Paul Tsaousidis
    Head of Practice Legal NSW

    Vanessa Nicholson


    Vanessa Nicholson
    Head of Practice Legal VIC, WA & ACT

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  • Specialist expertise in health law

    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:


     

    Professional Conduct

     
     

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    Coronial Inquests

     
     

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  • It's hard to make a case against the expertise and experience of Avant

    Misuse of medical certificate by parent (231x196)

    Misuse of medical certificate by parent leads to a complaint

    Providing a medical certificate for childcare to a parent is not an unusual request but, if the parents are separated, it can be misused, as one GP member found ...

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    Court vindicates patient management

    Court vindicates doctor’s patient management

    Despite doctors’ best efforts, some patients won’t comply with the treatment advice they are given. When things go wrong for these patients, the doctor is often in the …


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    declining to perform procedure

    Declining to perform a procedure … and justifying your clinical decisions

    Some patients avoid procedures when they are needed, while others request procedures that are not clinically indicated. Either scenario can lead to a patient feeling they have not ...

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  • *As at Jan 2021