Kellie Dell’Oro

Principal
Melbourne

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 has been recognised in Best Lawyers Australia in as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law since 2017 and in Medical Negligence since 2019.

 

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