Our Expertise

Health Law

Australia’s health sector has grown dramatically in size and reputation for its world leading technology, innovation, development and robust health system. Russell Kennedy is helping our clients in the health sector make a difference to the communities they work in by providing market leading legal services.

As Health Law experts have acted for healthcare providers, hospitals, medical colleges, government departments, aged care and retirement operators for more than 25 years. We are active in the communities in which we work by choosing to be the major sponsor for the Victorian Healthcare Association, and regularly presenting seminars on topics impacting clients in the health sector.

Russell Kennedy works closely with health sector clients as they face the advent of new technologies, demographic pressures, a highly regulated operating environment and shifting social and community expectations.

Led by Michael Gorton AM and Victor Harcourt, both recognised in the 2016 Best Lawyers in Australia list, our health law team provides real outcomes for clients.

Russell Kennedy draws on premium expertise and a genuine understanding of the health sector to provide experience and insight for our clients.

Our expertise includes:

  • Public and administrative law
  • Corporate and clinical governance
  • Funding establishment for research and teaching facilities
  • Commercial agreements
  • Intellectual property and commercialisation of research
  • Coronial inquests and other investigations
  • Workplace relations
  • Information technology
  • Charitable bodies and bequests
  • Aged care and community services

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