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Lisa Ridd

Lisa Ridd



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Lisa Ridd (Partner, Victoria)  is a medical negligence litigation lawyer, having practiced exclusively in that jurisdiction for in excess of 13 years. She is a member of our National Health & Ageing Industry Group.

Lisa's practice is focused largely on the health industry, in which she has gained experience in medical negligence, coronial inquests, health and insurance law. She has previously acted for a major MDO and currently represents Victoria's public hospitals and most major private hospitals, together with medical practitioners, paramedics, radiology service providers and aged care facilities.

Lisa has extensive experience in handling medical negligence claims, incident investigation , risk management, and coronial inquests. She has a particular interest in cerebral palsy baby claims, having partially completed a degree in midiwifery.

She has acted in a number of large medical negligence actions in the Supreme and County Courts. She has also acted on behalf of health-based defendants in conciliations involving the Health Services Commissioner.

She provides ongoing advice to the VMIA on the medical malpractice and general liability scheme for Victoria's public hospitals. Other longstanding clients include Marketform and Ramsay Health.

Lisa authors regular health law publications regarding topics of medico-legal interest and organises and convenes seminars on key developments and issues in the field of medical negligence.

She is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Public Liability/Medical Negligence Committee, the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria, the Association of Women in Insurance and the County Court Medical List Users group.

Disclaimer: Some of the information on this page refers to our experience in Australian States and Territories other than New South Wales. Due to advertising restrictions in New South Wales, we are prohibited from publishing information about some of the legal services which we provide in that State.


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