Dealing with medical or health issues with hospitals, doctors, and other health providers can be stressful and confusing, especially at a time of loss of a loved one,  medical negligence, a medical misadventure or other poor outcome from medical procedures. There is a lot of jargon to understand, and complicated details at every turn.

We have represented clients just like you for many years, dealing with a wide range of issues, and appearing in support of clients in all of the various tribunals including:

  • Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal,
  • Health & Disability Commissioner Inquiries,
  • Coroners Court,
  • Hospital investigations,
  • Royal College and professional body investigations,
  • Nursing Council,
  • Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Counsellors, Medical Council competency inquiries
  • and Human Rights Review Tribunal hearings.

We can help you understand the process, and the often-complicated notes and reports, so you know where you stand, and can move forward confident you know what your rights and options are. We cut through the jargon and talk to you in plain language.

Partner Alan Knowsley is a medical and health lawyer who has assisted health professional bodies to set up and run their disciplinary processes, trained the panel members, and written many articles on health law issues for various publications, so you benefit from his long and deep experience, and very approachable manner…

Call us for a relaxed friendly chat on 04 4736 850 or email us at