Don Munro has extensive experience in health law, specialising in medical negligence claims. Don has represented both doctors and hospitals in hundreds of litigated claims since the 1980’s, some of which have reached the High Court. He understands how the health system operates and the demands placed on general practitioners, specialists and allied health professionals. He understands the stresses and strains that litigation brings to the medical profession.
Don has practised in all 3 Eastern States and the Australian Capital Territory.
Don frequently appears without counsel at mediations involving cerebral palsy and brain damages claims. Don also regularly appears in Court and has been actively involved in the development of the Professional Negligence List in the NSW Supreme Court.
Don has been named Best Lawyers™ Australia for Health & Aged Care Law and Medical Negligence. Additionally, Don was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Health & Aged Care in Best Lawyers™ Australia 2011 edition and Medical Negligence in Best Lawyers™ Australia 2013 and 2018 editions.
Don has been listed in the Doyle’s Legal Guide in the Leading tier of the ‘Leading Medical Negligence Lawyers (Defendant) – Sydney, 2015’.
Don’s experience includes advising: