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Tamir Katz

QUALIFICATIONS  LLB, B.Sc
ADMITTED  2008    BAR  2022
CHAMBERS  ACK 2911

PHONE  9225 7999
MOBILE  0422 197 194
EMAIL  tamir.katz@vicbar.com.au

Tamir Katz, LLB, B.Sc

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Administrative Law
  • Common Law
  • Contract
  • Coronial Inquests
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Insurance
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Regulatory Tribunals
  • Torts (Other Than PI)

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Experience

Tamir has a broad practice in insurance, administrative and regulatory law (including investigations and merits / judicial review), coronial inquests and investigations, and common law with a specific focus in health and medical law and medical negligence. He has also acted for parties and water authorities in relation to water liability claims under specific state legislation.

Prior to coming to the bar, Tamir was a Special Counsel at Meridian Lawyers where he commenced as a solicitor in 2011. He has developed extensive experience and industry knowledge acting for allied health practitioners as well as medical practitioners and hospitals. He has extensive industry knowledge in pharmacy, dental and oral surgery, chiropractic / osteopathy, and other manual therapies, among other areas of professional practice.

Tamir has been a regular guest presenter on medico-legal and insurance topics including risk management, AHPRA and regulatory process, health records, coronial inquests and investigations.

Since 2016, he has presented each year to post-graduate students of Monash University’s Master of Public Health Administration course on the topic informed consent in healthcare.

Before coming to Meridian Lawyer, Tamir was a solicitor at DLA Phillips Fox in its dispute resolution and health law team in Melbourne, and a solicitor at Turks Legal before that.

During his career as a solicitor, Tamir has acted for health practitioners of almost all disciplines and other non-health professionals, in defence of malpractice allegations and in regulatory / disciplinary investigations. He has acted for interested parties in many coronial inquests, and as solicitor instructing Counsel Assisting the Coroner in several Coronial Inquests.

Tamir has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Genetics Major) from the University of Melbourne. He draws on his science background to understand and assist clients in relation to the technical matters which arise in disputes and litigation.

Tamir is reading with Ben Jellis and his Senior Mentor is Jeremy Ruskin QC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.