Paul Lamb practises in common law and personal injury for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Paul specialises in large-scale, multi-defendant personal injury matters. He has in-depth experience in medical negligence and health law. He also appears, led and unled, in workersâ€™ compensation, public liability and transport accident matters, as well as inquests and professional disciplinary matters.
Qayom v Kylamanda Investments Pty Ltd  VCC 1675 - for plaintiff (with J Mighell QC)
Inquest into the death of Sonia Sofianopoulos (gas heater death) (2018) - for family (unled)
Asefa v VWA  VCC 182 - for plaintiff (with J Mighell QC)
Medical Board of Australia v Cukier  VCAT 109 - for medical practitioner (with J Ruskin QC)
Ozkul v VWA  VCC 1193 - for defendant (unled)
Inquest into the death of Neita Little (2017, Tasmania) - for private hospital (unled)
Inquest into the death of Natasha Calleja (2017) - for public health service (unled)
Paul has broad practical experience in insurance law, including litigated disputes on indemnity, double insurance, fraud / non-disclosure and subrogated recovery issues for Australian and London insurers and intermediaries.
Before coming to the bar, Paul spent five years as a senior associate in the litigation team at DLA Piper, acting in large-scale, multi-defendant personal injury litigation. He has extensive experience in medical negligence, including catastrophic spinal injury and obstetric cases.
He is a member of the Australian Insurance Law Associationâ€™s Victorian committee, and of the Commercial Bar's Insurance & Professional Negligence section. Paul writes and presents frequently on the common law and medical negligence.
From 27 Oct 2016, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.