Sarah Hull is an senior associate in our Insurance & Health team. She joined the Brisbane office as a solicitor in 2010 and was promoted to associate in 2015.
‘Barry.Nilsson. has a fantastic work culture and I enjoy the quality and variety of legal work that I’m exposed to. Everyone in the firm is focussed on achieving the best possible results for our clients and in a timely manner.’
Sarah specialises in:
- Professional negligence
She has extensive experience acting for a wide range of professionals in the defence of professional negligence claims and disciplinary complaints to the Office of the Health Ombudsman, Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Office of the Australian Information Commission.
Sarah has experience acting for a range of insureds, in particular:
- medical professionals, including doctors; nurses; surgeons; radiologists; psychologists; physiotherapists; massage therapists; dentists; dental prosthetists; occupational therapists; dieticians; and midwives
- medical institutions
- educational institutions
- financial planners
- property managers
- real estate agents
‘While my clients are often very experienced within their professional field, many of them have not faced a claim or disciplinary complaint before and so this can be a very challenging and stressful time in their career. We work together with them as a team to agree to a strategy for handling their matter. This is really important when you’re assisting professionals who are faced with a claim or disciplinary complaint.’
Sarah has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Psychological Science.
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