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Matthew Walsh

QUALIFICATIONS  LL.B (Hons), B.Bus., GCLP
ADMITTED  1995    BAR  1997
CHAMBERS  ACK 3211

PHONE  9225 6655
EMAIL  mattwalsh@vicbar.com.au

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Common Law
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Superannuation
  • Transport Accident Act
  • Work Cover

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Experience

Matt Walsh specialises in personal injury, product liability, insurance law and torts generally. He is an experienced trial and appellate advocate, and practices extensively in the superior courts of Victoria (Supreme Court (including the Court of Appeal) and County Court) and interstate in the following areas:

  • transport accidents
  • industrial accidents
  • medical negligence
  • total and permanent disablement claims
  • Medical Panel referrals and appeals
  • public liability
  • professional negligence

Matt is a leader at the Victorian Bar and has held the following positions:

  • Member of the Victorian Bar Council (1999 – 2000, 2008 – 2012)
  • Assistant Honorary Treasurer of the Victorian Bar Council (2010 – 2012)
  • Director of Barristers' Chambers Limited (2005-2009)
  • Member of the Victorian Bar's Audit and Finance Committee (2010 – 2012)

Matt also holds memberships with the:

  • Common Law Bar Association
  • Compensation Law Bar Association
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance

From 10 August 2011, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.