Samantha Culshaw has particular experience working for health related clients, including private and public hospital operators, not-for-profit organisations, aged care and retirement village operators, Medicare Locals and Local Health Districts.

During her time at Thomson Geer, she has worked on major health projects, including acquisitions, restructures and arrangements between both State and Commonwealth governments and private hospital operators.

Samantha frequently advises on regulatory issues relating to the Health Insurance Act, anti-bribery and prohibited practices, privacy, competition and national and health practitioner regulations.

Samantha has been recognised by her peers as ‘Lawyer of the Year’ by Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 in the area of Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law in Sydney. She has also been recognised as one of the Best Lawyers in Australia in the areas of Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law (2018 – 2022) and Health and Aged Care Law (2021 – 2022) and in Doyle’s Guide (2021) as a recommended lawyer in New South Wales in Health & Aged Care.

Samantha Culshaw’s recent experience includes:

  • Advising Lifehouse Australia on its arrangements to provide public patient services as a part of its integrated cancer facility located on the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital campus in Sydney.  This is a unique and complex arrangement involving a number of contractual arrangements.
  • Advising a large Australian health services provider in its restructuring, including the consolidations of its public health services, and its aged care and retirement village entities.
  • Acting for a Catholic aged care operator in its most recent acquisition of aged care facilities and retirement villages in Cairns and Melbourne.