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Alon Januszewicz

Executive Legal Counsel

Alon is an experienced Executive Legal Counsel at Health Legal.

Clients look to Alon for practical and reliable advice, which he always delivers.

Alon provides expert and practical advice to health sector clients about complying with their statutory and contractual obligations and managing legal risks around those issues. In addition, Alon has extensive experience assisting health sector clients in negotiating commercial agreements and advising about their rights under those agreements.

Alon’s commercial experience includes drafting and providing advice about IT contracts, tendering and procurement agreements and government funding agreements. When a dispute arises, Alon works with clients to resolve the dispute.

In addition, Alon has experience providing advice to statutory authorities and research alliances about their compliance with privacy and record keeping obligations. Alon’s experience also extends to advising about the governance of statutory authorities, including matters related to managing conflict of interest and making decisions with delegated authority.

Clients rely on Alon for his expertise and strategic insights concerning employment related matters. Alon regularly provides advice to employers about their obligations under the Fair Work Act and in relation to disciplinary proceedings and termination of employment.

Alon’s litigation experience includes representing health sector clients in a range of courts and tribunals such as FOI proceedings before VCAT, in family maintenance actions before the Supreme Court of Victoria, in resisting subpoenas and in appearing before a royal commission.

Alon’s in-house counsel experience includes delivering training as well as providing commercial and regulatory compliance advice to boards and executive management.

Prior to joining Health Legal, Alon was Senior Legal Adviser to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. He has previous experience as a senior legal officer in the Attorney-General’s Department and as a Research Associate to the Federal Court of Australia.

Alon has a Masters degree in Law and is also a member of the New York Bar having passed the New York Bar exam.

  • Statutory interpretation
  • Contracts and commercial advice
  • Privacy
  • Litigation
  • Employment
  • Regulatory and compliance advice
  • Corporate governance

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce

Master of Laws

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria

New York State Bar

Alon was included in the The Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 for his outstanding contribution to the Health & Aged Care Law sector in Melbourne, as selected by his legal peers.

Alon was previously a recipient of this award in 2020 and 2021.

Alon has also recently been recognised by Doyle’s as a Recommended Lawyer in the field of Health and Aged Care Law, Victoria 2020. Doyle’s recognition is based upon an extensive independent review process and consultation with clients, peers and relevant industry bodies.

Alon Januszewicz form Health Legal; Recommended By Doyles Health and Aged Care 2020