Kellie Dell'Oro

Kellie Dell'Oro


Meridian Lawyers

Recognized since 2017

Melbourne, Australia

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Medical Negligence

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Medical Negligence
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Kellie draws on more than 20 years of experience devoted exclusively to insurance and health law. Throughout her career Kellie has acted for the Victorian insurer of public hospitals, many private hospitals (both directly and through insurers such as MarketForm), pathology companies and medical and allied health practitioners (through insurers such as MIPS, Avant and Guild Insurance). Over many years Kellie has acted for large public liability insurers (such as Wesfarmers General Insurance Limited, GIO General Ltd, CGU Insurance and London Underwriters), utility companies, brokers, claims handling agents and large corporations (such as Federation Centres, Boral Ltd and the GEO Group of companies). Kellie was selected on the specialist panel for coronial investigations for all Victorian Government Departments from 2009 to 2015.

Apart from her dedicated client work, Kellie is deeply involved in training and improvement across the healthcare and insurance law industries. As co-author of successful books, risk management registers and training programs, she combines deep legal knowledge with a passion for helping others. Kellie was recognised in the 2017 and 2018 editions of Best Lawyers for her expertise in Insurance Law.

Areas of expertise:

  • Health Law (compliance, litigation, disciplinary and health fund audits)
  • Insurance Law (advice and drafting)
  • Professional indemnity claims
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Public, product and property liability claims
  • Statutory Compensation claims

Location

  • Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Australia

Meridian Lawyers
Sydney, Australia

21 The Best Lawyers in Australia awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Medical Negligence

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Negligence, Melbourne, Australia (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Negligence

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VCAT upholds use of immediate action power to suspend doctor over social media use


VCAT upholds use of immediate action power to suspend doctor over social media use

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Coroners Court Directions Hearings now required within 28 days for mandatory inquest deaths


Coroners Court Directions Hearings now required within 28 days for mandatory inquest deaths

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A case scenario on death certificates – who can sign them and when?


A case scenario on death certificates – who can sign them and when?

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A case scenario on patient privacy – can I discuss a deceased patient’s care with their family members?


A case scenario on patient privacy – can I discuss a deceased patient’s care with their family members?

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New and expanded AHPRA Advertising Guidelines: a welcome aid to compliance


New and expanded AHPRA Advertising Guidelines: a welcome aid to compliance

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