Our Authors

Our blog editorial team is made up of specialist lawyers, who are passionate about health, aged care and retirement law.

Amber Crosthwaite: is an experienced commercial lawyer specialising in two sectors she is passionate about: seniors living and aged care. She also has a focus on the disability sector and has more than 18 years’ experience advising on and negotiating complex commercial transactions in Australia, Asia and the UK.  More about Amber…
Arthur Koumoukelis: has specialised in the aged care and retirement village industry since 1995. His background in corporate and tax law allows him to advise on all aspects of the structuring, acquisition, disposal, development and operation of aged care, assisted living and independent living retirement living environments. More about Arthur…
Julie McStay: is acknowledged as a leading provider of legal services to the aged care and retirement living industries, and has an intimate understanding of the legal issues critical to this sector. She advises a large range of aged care providers and retirement living operators including publicly listed groups, private groups and not for profits. More about Julie…
Lucinda Smith: is a specialist in the health, aged care, and retirement village industries and brings a commercial, solutions-driven approach to corporate transactions. Her work in the industry focuses on mergers and acquisitions/corporate structuring, regulatory advice, projects (including the development of new hospitals, care facilities, and villages), and operational contracts. More about Lucinda Smith…
Madeline Walsh: acts for a wide range of private and not-for-profit aged care and disability service providers. She has extensive experience advising providers on their legislative responsibilities, risk management, compliance issues, commercial arrangements and clinical incident management. More about Madeline…
Andrea Wookey: provides clients with legal advice and assistance on areas ranging from domestic acquisitions in the health and aged care sectors to general corporate and commercial matters for clients across a variety of sectors including property developers, foreign investors, education providers, entertainment and IP. More about Andrea…
Marc Wyld: is an experienced transactional and commercial lawyer with specific expertise in cross border transactions, capital raisings, acting for and against private equity, advising startups and investors in startups, advising clients in the health, aged care and retirement villages space, and not-for-profits. More about Marc…
Maryna Roganova: specialises in assisting clients in the aged care and retirement living industry. She has a wide experience, including corporate and commercial, property, contracts, mergers & acquisitions, and now advises clients on application of retirement villages law across various Australian jurisdictions and other matters of retirement villages operations.
Richard Hundt: has significant experience providing strategic advice spanning corporate structuring, governance, and commercial issues for corporate, not-for-profit, and government clients, particularly in the health, human services and aged care sectors.
Matthew McMahon: advises a large range of aged care providers and retirement living operators including publicly listed groups, private groups and not for profits. He provides advice to operators on regulatory and risk management issues, incident management, litigious and coronial matters.