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Dominic Villa SC

Bachelor of Arts (Hons - Political Science)/Bachelor of Laws - University of NSW (1995)
Master of Health Law -University of Sydney (2007)

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Experience

Dominic has almost 25 years’ experience acting for government, insurers, corporate insureds and individuals in a diverse range of litigated and non-litigated disputes.

Dominic is the author of the Annotated Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (3ed) and has particular expertise in tort law, including professional and medical negligence, proportionate liability, and intentional tort claims including misfeasance in public office, malicious prosecution and historic abuse claims. He frequently acts on behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device companies and sporting organisations in litigated claims and coronial inquiries. He has also appeared in a wide variety of corporate and commercial disputes including claims against directors, corporate insolvency, and misleading or deceptive conduct.

Dominic regularly advises and appears in relation to all forms of liability insurance (in particular D&O, professional indemnity and public liability) and in life insurance (in particular, TPD claims). He also has considerable experience in disciplinary proceedings, acting for health and legal professionals, and sitting as a member of various sporting disciplinary bodies.

Dominic has a particular interest in public law, especially in relation to refugees and asylum seekers, discrimination law and in the area of health law.

 

 

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Administrative Law
    • Appellate
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Class Actions
    • Competition and Consumer
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Contracts
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Product liability
    • Professional liability
    • Restraint of trade
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Sports law
    • Superannuation
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Class Actions
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Medical negligence
    • Product liability
    • Professional indemnity
    • Professional liability
    • Sports law
  • Equity See all +Close -
    • Appellate
  • Industrial/Employment See all +Close -
    • Civil and Human Rights
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Government Inquiries
    • Health Law
    • Restraint of trade
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry
    • Coronial Inquests
  • Public and Administrative Law See all +Close -
    • Appellate
    • Disciplinary Proceedings
    • Health Law
    • Judicial review and administrative law

Sectors

Banks & Financial Institutions, Government, Healthcare,

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