Paula Shelton is a Special Counsel at Adviceline Injury Lawyers, and is a Law Institute of Victoria accredited personal injury specialist.
With more than 25 years’ litigation experience, Paula has worked across a breadth of areas including medical negligence, product liability, public liability, class actions and social justice litigation.
Paula’s dedication to high quality healthcare led her to take up a Board position at Northern Health in 2016. This dedication and her keen interest in medico-legal issues saw her serve on the Western Health Institutional Ethics Committee and Human Research & Ethics Committee between 2002 and 2014.
A passion for justice drives Paula to fight for her clients and achieve the best possible result. This also led to her nomination for Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year in 2016.
Paula has worked on many high profile coronial inquests and is highly sought after as an expert commentator in her professional field and in the media.
Paula is predominantly based in our Melbourne office and regularly travels to our suburban offices to meet with clients.
Over the course of her career, Paula has been involved in notable cases such as the inquests of Luke Batty, Kelly Thompson (family violence murders), Sarah Cafferkey (murdered by a parolee) and Maria Liordos (child who died in state care), breast implant class actions, child sexual abuse cases and claims for many catastrophically injured plaintiffs, including many cases involving lifelong care.
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
12 Oct 21
From health crises and vessel casualties to cyber-attacks, ports regularly find themselves responding to incidents over which they do not have complete control or responsibility. Despite this, port owners and operators have a critical role to play in managing such issues for themselves, port users and public stakeholders. We take a look at how port owners and operators might approach the preparation and management of these issues and their aftermath. We will also look at how emerging technologies like block chain provide new opportunities for collaboration and increased efficiency.