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.

 

RECENT INSIGHTS
Aug 28, 2020

INSIGHT: Accidentally sending an email to the wrong email address can cost you

Key lessons from ‘SD’ and ‘SE’ and Northside Clinic (Vic) Pty Ltd [2020] AlCmr 21 We recently published an article about the importance of protecting your patients’ private information, and what to do if there is an inadvertent disclosure of sensitive patient data. If you missed it, that article can be read here. In June […]

Jul 20, 2020

INSIGHT: What do I do if there is an accidental breach of my patient’s privacy? Advice for health practitioners and organisations

It is trite advice to Australian health practitioners to say that they must exercise caution when dealing with their patients’ sensitive health information. However, even the most cautious practitioner or organisation can fall victim to an inadvertent breach of patient privacy.  Accidents happen, and Meridian Lawyers frequently receives requests for assistance from practitioners or organisations […]

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