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Mal Byrne is dedicated to providing the utmost in client service, using knowledge gained in his former career as a pharmacist to build relationships and get to grips with medical issues in compensation claims.
Mal’s insights have enabled him to achieve landmark rulings for clients in matters of workers’ compensation and medical negligence. His considerable experience in institutional sexual abuse claims has earned him a reputation as a fair and constructive negotiator. And he has risen to the challenge of successfully pursuing public liability claims, in a climate made more difficult by legislative changes.
With his expertise and understanding, Mal is equipped to help society’s most vulnerable, such as victims of sexual abuse by individuals and institutions, and children who have suffered major injuries. He has particular interest in helping parents whose children endure lifelong hardship due to damage at birth, and cases of severe medical maltreatment resulting in death.
Having grown up and spent his entire working life in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, Mal has an affinity for its people and their challenges, including injuries suffered by workers in the manufacturing sector. With a level of client care and an appreciation of medical matters that set him apart, Mal is always ready to pursue the best possible outcome for those seeking legal redress from the most daunting opponents.
- Bachelor of Pharmacy BPharm
- Fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy Practice FACPP
- Bachelor of Arts Jurisprudence (BAJur)
- Bachelor of Laws LLB(Hons)
- Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice GCLP
- Admitted to practice 1995
My Areas of Expertise
- Institutional Sexual Abuse Claims
- Medical Negligence
- Public Liability Injury
- Detainee Compensation Claims
- Workers Compensation
- Motor Vehicle Accident Injury
- Total and Permanent Disability/Superannuation Claims
Media & Blog Posts
Dealing with the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Victims? Be a Tortoise, Not a Hare
In the past week, there has been a raft of publicity surrounding the commencement of the legislation establishing the Commonwealth Government’s National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse victims. The Prime Minister will issue an apology shortly to victims. The scheme was meant to be the culmination of...Read more
Prior to its election, the Marshall Liberal team on its website promised the following: “If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will allow victims of institutional child sexual abuse to make a compensation claim without the restriction of a time limit”. While the Marshall Government has committed to the...Read more