Bill Madden

Areas of expertise

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Law (Hons) (Macquarie)

Professional Organisation

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers

Bill Madden

BA LLB (Hons); FAAL; Acc Spec (Pers. Inj).

Bill is a Special Counsel at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers and teaches at the Western Sydney , the University of Melbourne and the Queensland University of Technology.

He is on the editorial board member for the LexisNexis publications Australian Health Law Bulletin and Australian Civil Liability, and is a co-author of the books Australian Medical Liability and The National Disability Insurance Scheme Handbook published by LexisNexis. He writes a blog on medical and health law issues at and on twitter at

Bill was Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 1981, and qualified as a Public Notary NSW in 1989 and Accredited Specialist NSW in 1993.

Professional Contact

Tel: +61 2 8226 7316


Awards & Recognition

  • Adjunct Professor, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Queensland University of Technology
  • Adjunct Fellow, Western Sydney University
  • Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law Masters, University of Melbourne


Australian Academy of Law