Andrew Saxton


Andrew assists health professionals and organisations when responding to professional indemnity claims, disciplinary proceedings, Medicare investigations, fraud and over-servicing claims. Andrew also appears as an advocate at coronial inquests and disciplinary proceedings.

He also works in the not-for-profit sector assisting charitable, religious and community organisations responding to children and vulnerable people making claims of historical sexual abuse. While working to resolve these claims compassionately, Andrew has also given risk management advice and developed policies for working with children.

Andrew is recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia in the fields of Medical Negligence and Health & Aged Care Law, categories for which he has been recognised since the inception of the awards in 2008. Andrew was nominated as Medical Negligence ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Sydney 2016. He is also recognised in Doyle’s Guide as a pre-eminent lawyer for Medical Negligence & Malpractice (Defendant) in NSW since 2016.

Andrew is a health law specialist with a reputation for integrity and compassion. Andrew’s practice is marked by his advocacy and the consistency with which he delivers solutions to clients in the health and not-for-profit clients.

Apr 4, 2023

INSIGHT: Industry Update: Increase in monetary jurisdictional limits of the District Court of NSW

This short update is designed to provide you with an overview of recent changes implemented by the District Court in NSW. The NSW District Court’s general jurisdictional limit has increased from $750,000 to $1,250,000 and applies to all proceedings filed in the Court on and after 16 December 2022. It should also be appreciated that […]

Jun 24, 2021

INSIGHT: High court affirms parents can consent to puberty blockers on behalf of their children

UK: Winding back Bell v Tavistock[i]; High Court affirms that parents can consent to puberty blockers on behalf of their children, which are not (of themselves) part of any “special category” of treatment requiring Court approval. Abstract In AB v CD & Ors[2], the UK High Court effectively reversed the practical effects of Bell (which […]