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Sam is a Senior Associate working in our Health and Aged Care team.
Sam assists medical, dental and allied health professionals with disciplinary proceedings, investigations, Coronial Inquests, medical negligence claims, discrimination claims, privacy disputes, employment disputes and patient complaints. Sam has assisted clients in matters involving the State Administrative Tribunal, Magistrates Court of Western Australia, District Court of Western Australia, Australian Human Rights Commission, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and Equal Opportunity Commission.
Sam previously worked for the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) as an investigator and has an intimate knowledge of Ahpra’s processes and investigative powers. Sam also previously worked for a national medical defence organisation and Legal Aid WA.
Sam appreciates the impact an investigation or medical negligence claim can have upon our clients and believes everyone has a right to due process and a fair hearing.
Sam was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2020 and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Western Australia.
Sam is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia.