Kellie Dell’Oro - Principal


Contact details

+61 3 9810 6775


  • 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

Kellie’s practice is characterised by her unique combination of pragmatism and empathy. With more than 20 years’ experience devoted exclusively to insurance and health law, Kellie has acted in a variety of legal landscapes. Kellie’s experience is focused on professional indemnity claims as well as property and public liability litigation.

Kellie acts for professionals on instruction from their indemnity insurer or medical defence organisation.  Other than claims and risk management,  Kellie also provides advice on regulatory compliance and governance issues, disciplinary proceedings, government investigations and prosecutions, public and private health fund audits, PSR processes and coronial investigations. Kellie acts for public and private hospitals,  medical practitioners, health care providers. Kellie also acts for non-health professionals like accountants and architects in litigated claims.

With significant experience in the educational sphere, aged care, and child care, Kellie continues to be a key contact for leading industry associations. Her experience was recognised with her appointment to the Victorian Government legal panel where she gained particularly valuable insights from acting for a variety of Schools and assisting the Coroner with their investigations.

Over many years Kellie has also acted for public liability insurers. Kellie has acted for years for the provider of private correctional services as well as a leading provider of primary health services to correctional centres.

Kellie’s consistent recognition by numerous professional awards including Best Lawyers and Doyle’s Guide is a testament to her legal acumen and solutions-focused approach. Kellie’s industry involvement is exemplified through her regular contribution to journals for a range of health practitioners, co-authorship of several successful books, and her status as a highly sought after presenter at industry events.


  • Sydney

    Level 16, MLC Centre
    19 Martin Place
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    +61 2 9018 9999
    +61 2 9018 9900
  • Melbourne

    Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    +61 3 9810 6777
    +61 3 9810 6770
  • Newcastle

    Level 6, 45 Watt Street
    Newcastle NSW 2300
    +61 2 4047 2600
    +61 2 4047 2699
  • Brisbane

    Level 8, 60 Edward Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    +61 7 3220 9333
    +61 7 3220 9399
  • Perth

    Level 3, 225 St Georges Terrace
    Perth WA 6000
    +61 8 6319 0470
    +61 8 6319 0499