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Andrew Lu

Dr, LLB GradDipLaw W.Aust., LLM New England, SJD ANU

  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20102019
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Personal profile

Biography

As a lawyer to the insurance and health industries, Andrew Lu is a trusted adviser to underwriters, brokers, professionals and Government. He has mediated complex and sensitive disputes, and represented hospitals and health practitioners in professional complaints and claims, disciplinary proceedings, and at coronial inquests. As an advocate, he has appeared as counsel in trials and appeals in State and Federal courts including in the High Court of Australia. He is a Partner and Head of the medical and health law practice of national insurance law firm HBA Legal, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law.

Dr Lu is the author of over 70 book chapters and articles, is a health and medical law editor of Halsbury's Laws of Australia, the former head of professional development at the Law Society of Western Australia, and is noted as a preeminent medical defence lawyer in Doyle's Guide. He won a 40 Under 40 Award in 2017, the Asian Australian Lawyers Association Diversity Leader Award 2019, and received the Order of Australia medal in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours. 

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Doctor of Juridical Science, Australian National University

General Insurance Certificate IV Financial Services, Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

Bachelor of Laws, The University of Western Australia

Graduate Diploma in Law, The University of Western Australia

Master of Laws, University of New England NSW

External positions

Sessional Member, State Administrative Tribunal

2019 → …

Partner, HBA Legal

2018 → …

Manager Professional Development, Law Society of Western Australia

20172018

Partner, in-house counsel, Jarman McKenna

20122017

Senior Associate, Minter Ellison

20042012

Solicitor, Freehills

20012004

Barrister and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Western Australia

2001 → …

Keywords

  • Law
  • Health and medical law
  • Torts
  • Conflict of laws
  • Professional standards
  • Insurance law
  • Civil procedure

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 13 Review article
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Chapter
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lack
evidence

Whose consent is required for IVF when a marriage breaks down? case note on EHT18 v Melbourne IVF

Daga, A. & Lu, A., Mar 2019, In : Australian Health Law Bulletin. 27, 2, p. 29-31 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

applicant
husband
wife
marriage

An established practice? Refining the defence of competent medical practice

Lu, A., Jun 2018, In : Australian Health Law Bulletin. 26, 5, p. 78-81 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Professional Practice
New England
Malpractice
Health Facilities
Legislation

Best interests of reasonable citizens and the instinct to survive

Lu, A., Jul 2018, In : Australian Health Law Bulletin. 26, 6, p. 99-101 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

instinct
citizen
lack

Psychological vulnerability and support for patients: Death of ALJW

Lu, A., Feb 2018, In : Australian Health Law Bulletin. 26, 1, p. 7-9 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Coroners and Medical Examiners
Transition to Adult Care
Psychology
First Aid
Victoria

Prizes

40 Under 40 Award

Andrew Lu (Recipient), 2017

Prize

Professional services

Order of Australia

Andrew Lu (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Other distinction

Preeminent medical negligence (defendant) lawyer

Andrew Lu (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Other distinction

Preeminent medical negligence (defendant) lawyer

Andrew Lu (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Other distinction

Recommended professional indemnity lawyer

Andrew Lu (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Other distinction

Activities 2010 2018

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 2 Public lecture, debate or seminar
  • 1 Publication peer review

AMSA National Convention 2018

Andrew Lu (Speaker)
2 Jul 20188 Jul 2018

Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

Making the most of cultural diversity - a panel discussion on unconscious bias and cultural diversity in the workplace

Andrew Lu (Speaker), Anne Aly (Speaker), Steve Wong (Speaker)
12 Jul 2018

Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

The University of New South Wales Law Journal (Journal)

Andrew Lu (Reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsPublication peer review

Halsburys Law of Australia (Journal)

Andrew Lu (Reviewer)
2014 → …

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity

Australian Health Law Bulletin (Journal)

Andrew Lu (Reviewer)
2010 → …

Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity