Abby Neylon joined Meridian Lawyers as a Special Counsel member in the Melbourne office in 2019. Abby has ten years worth of experience almost exclusively in health law. She has assisted medical practitioners, public and private hospitals and healthcare providers in a diverse range of matters. This has enabled Abby to develop an extensive understanding of medical negligence claims, coronial investigations and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency investigations.
Abby has acted for medical practitioners on instruction from their medical defence organisations. As well as this, she has 5 years’ of public sector experience with Victorian public hospitals. Abby has also provided an ‘on-call’ service to health practitioners seeking urgent medico-legal advice without their needing to log a claim on their insurance policy.