Philippa Duxbury

Special Counsel

T: 03 8416 3612

For over 22 years Philippa has practised in the area of health law. After undertaking articles in 1992 working mainly in personal injury litigation, she joined John W Ball & Sons in November 1993.

Philippa has extensive experience representing medical practitioners in civil claims in the Supreme and County Courts and also unlitigated claims, including claims in the Office of the Health Services Commissioner.  Her practice includes assisting and advising doctors in investigations by AHPRA, including immediate action matters and representing doctors in hearings before VCAT.

Philippa’s practice also includes representing doctors in Coroner’s Inquests, investigations by Drugs and Poisons Regulation and Medicare, along with disputes in relation to employment issues.  She has experience in conveyancing and Probate and is a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria.