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Christopher Sweet

Chris specialises in insurance and health law, with particular emphasis on medical malpractice and professional indemnity (health fields). He managed the Claims Management Program provided by Minter Ellison for the South Australian Department of Health (SA Health) from 2004 to 2013. This role involved strategic and financial management of the claims portfolio for the public health sector in South Australia. He acts for private hospitals and health professionals in all matters related to clinical practice and conduct.

Chris has extensive experience in medical malpractice claims, health professional disciplinary matters, claims management systems and strategy, clinical risk management and coronial inquests. He has practised extensively in the medical malpractice area in both Australia and England, and regularly presents to the health sector on these topics.


  • BA, LLB

Awards and Recognition

  • Recommended, Medical Negligence - Best Lawyers: 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Recommended, Health and Ageing - Best Lawyers: 2010, 2011