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Bill Madden, leading Litigator, Author and Adjunct Professor in Medical Law, joins Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers

Published on February 23, 2017

One of Australia’s leading medical negligence experts to further strengthen Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers’ client offering

February 2017

One of Australia’s most experienced and best recognised medical law experts, Bill Madden, has joined Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, effective immediately.

Mr Madden who is an Adjunct Professor in the Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology and Adjunct Fellow at the Universities of Melbourne and Western Sydney, will work across practice areas in the Sydney as well as the Firm’s newly opened Melbourne Office.

Bill Madden was most recently Medical Law National Practice Group Leader at Slater and Gordon.

“I am thrilled that Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers continues to attract leading and nationally recognised experts such as Bill Madden to the firm”, said Managing Partner of Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Howard Harrison.

“Bill brings with him decades of experience as one of Australia’s leading medical negligence litigators and is an extensively published author as well as lecturing in medical law at a number of the country’s leading universities.

“His appointment to Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers reflects our continuing approach to provide our clients across all practice areas with the highest level of expertise, advice and experience.

“Amidst the increasingly fast pace of change in the legal sector the one thing that cannot be replaced by disruptive technology is the in-person client experience.

“That is built upon the skill and expertise needed to address the complex issues that clients face, particularly in medical negligence.

“Bill has practised law for more than thirty years and has specialised for the last two decades in medical negligence, recognised amongst his peers as one the top litigators in this area.

“This invaluable experience will benefit clients enormously not only in personal injury but across all our practice areas.

Bill Madden is also Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, a co-author of books on health law and the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the writer of a popular medical law blog.

Bill said “I am very pleased to be able to join such a well-regarded firm as Carroll & O’Dea, with its strong focus on client service and community contribution.”

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