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Erin Woodward is an Accredited Specialist in personal injury law.

She spent 16 years at a well-established regional firm, practising in personal injury law including motor accident claims, workers’ compensation, and public liability. For the past few years, Erin has had a special interest in medical negligence claims and joined the team at CHL in 2019 to work exclusively in this area. She has experience in a variety of interesting cases, including catastrophic brain injury arising from birth complications, late cancer diagnosis, botched breast surgery and other surgical mishaps.

Philosophy

“I take great pride in the challenge of trying to make the legal process accessible by explaining the law and claims process in plain English. For many people it is daunting to even contact a solicitor, let alone proceed along the path of starting legal proceedings. I believe that a solicitor, especially one in the sensitive area of medical negligence, can and should be both compassionate and caring, and driven and resourceful.”

Areas of Practice

  • Health and medical law
  • Personal injury law

Memberships

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Australia Lawyers Alliance

Erin is also part of the ALA Medical Law Special Interest Group

Interests

Outside work, Erin has spent all her money on her love of attending live music performances and travelling through Europe with her husband and their young daughter.

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