And the decision makers who allow them to, must be held responsible says solicitor Tom Hunter-Leahy. You just wouldn't expect that the surgeon operating on…
Tom Hunter-Leahy is a solicitor in our health law team specialising in medical negligence and aged care matters
Tom joined Catherine Henry Lawyers in 2015 as an alumnus of the University of Newcastle.
In late 2015, Tom completed his Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law and was admitted to the Supreme Court to practice law in NSW.
Tom is able to assist your firm with agency work in regards to:
- District Court Personal Injury and Medical Negligence matters
- District Court Civil matters
“I am conscious that our legal system can seem daunting to those who need it most. My role is to advocate for ageing Australians and victims of medical negligence.”
During his time at CHL, Tom has developed expertise in the following areas:
- Medical negligence
- Aged care matters
- Local Court, District Court and Supreme Court matters
- Resolving claims
- Debt recovery
- Agency work
In his time off, Tom enjoys music, playing soccer, going to the beach and spending time with his family and friends.
Recent blog posts by Tom
Every medical or clinical negligence lawyer will have encountered clients with cauda equina syndrome (‘CES’) in their practice. It is a condition – often preventable…