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Alice O'Connell

Alice O'Connell is a litigation lawyer with expertise in complex insurance litigation and medical negligence.

She has acted on behalf of hospitals, health-care providers and other state facilities in a range of litigious matters and coronial inquests in Victoria and NSW. She has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants. 

While she has practiced predominantly in the area of health and medical negligence, she has experience in a wide range of civil litigation including asbestos, public liability and child abuse claims.

Alice has worked as a lawyer in medical negligence since her admission to practice in 2006.  Prior to joining K&L Gates, Alice was a Senior Solicitor in the NSW Government Crown Solicitor's Office and has previously worked in Melbourne for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia™ for Medical Negligence, 2023-2025
  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Victorian Women Lawyers 
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Patient Concerns”, Law Institute Journal, November 2015
  • "Alternatives to Medical Negligence Litigation", Precedent, Mar/Apr 2015
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