Shannon Mony


Shannon is highly regarded for her insurance litigation expertise, specifically in medical negligence, health law and professional indemnity claims. She has provided extensive advice to numerous Australasian and international insurers, brokers and underwriting agencies in defending claims and advising on wider insurance indemnity issues.

Shannon regularly acts for various allied health professionals including physiotherapists, chiropractors, pharmacists and veterinarians with respect to both disciplinary and civil matters. She has also acted extensively for hospitals and doctors in a wide range of medical areas including obstetrics, neonatal, gynaecology, rural medicine, oncology, emergency medicine, clinical pathology, general surgery and ophthalmology. Shannon is experienced in managing claims involving catastrophic injuries including cerebral palsy and neurological deficits resulting in paraplegia.

Beyond this, Shannon has defended claims on behalf of a wide variety of professionals including engineers, accountants, construction contractors and insurance brokers.

Shannon is recognised as a recommended Medical Negligence and Malpractice lawyer (defendant) in the 2018, 2017 and 2016 editions of Doyle’s Guide. She has also been recognised by Best Lawyers Australia as a leading lawyer in Insurance Law for 2020.

Apr 12, 2019

INSIGHT: Police in Victoria and Western Australia, to share information with AHPRA

In July 2018 the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Victoria Police announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding information sharing. Under the Victorian agreement, AHPRA can disclose information to Victoria Police where there are allegations or evidence of criminal offending including physical harm, sexual offending, production of exploitative material, or drug offences. The […]

Nov 13, 2018

INSIGHT: No professional misconduct finding for General Practitioner’s ‘grave error of judgment’

An experienced and well-respected NSW General Practitioner with an otherwise unblemished record has faced disciplinary proceedings brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) before the Civil and Administrative Tribunal of New South Wales (the Tribunal).[1] While the Tribunal found that Dr Quan’s conduct was improper and unethical, the Tribunal did not uphold a finding […]