Tamir Katz - Special Counsel

Melbourne

Contact details

T:
+61 3 9810 6745
E:
tkatz@meridianlawyers.com.au

Expertise

  • Health Law
  • Medical liability and professional indemnity
  • Disciplinary proceedings (AHPRA)
  • Coronial inquests and investigations
  • Water liability in Victoria
  • Insurance Law

Prior to joining Meridian Lawyers in 2011, Tamir gained valuable experience working in the health law team at one of Australia’s large national law firms, primarily acting for public and private hospitals and doctors in Victoria.

Tamir’s experience includes acting for hospitals and healthcare professionals in disciplinary matters and defence of medical liability claims relating to: wrongful birth/failed sterilisation; obstetrics; infectious diseases/infection control; mental health including involuntary admissions; chiropractic; dental/oral maxillofacial surgery; informed consent; and medical records.

Tamir has acted for interested parties at coronial inquests and gained valuable experience assisting a number of Victoria coroners at inquests touching on issues including mental health (community treatment orders/suicides), cardiac cases and emergency medicine, police pursuits, child abuse, assault and deaths in custody.

Tamir is technically proficient and commercially minded, and often draws on his science background to understand his client’s position and provide strategic advice and pragmatic solutions.

Tamir is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Public Liability and Medical Negligence Committee.

Contact

  • Sydney

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

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

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

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

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