Principal, Russell Kennedy

Victor Harcourt is a principal with Russell Kennedy who heads the Aged Care team and the Pro Bono program. He has a national practice in the areas of health and aged care, administrative law, professional conduct and alternative dispute resolution. He was recognised in Best Lawyers in 2013 and 2012 for his expertise in Health and Aged Care Law.

Victor has a Masters in Health and Medical Law, in addition to his Commerce and Law degrees. He has been on the Board of not-for-profit aged care providers and the Dental Practice Board of Victoria.

Russell Kennedy is a leader in the provision of legal services and has been recognised by Best Lawyers in 2012 and 2013 with Victor Harcourt and Michael Gorton AM recognised for their expertise in Health and Aged Care, and Wai Hwoon Low, John Corcoran, Rosemary Southgate and Donna Rayner for their expertise in Retirement Villages and Senior Living law.

We provide cost-effective practical legal advice with the advantage of our deep knowledge and understanding of the industry at all levels. Throughout 30 years of working within the industry and with the leaders of the sector we have guided our clients through the legislative changes and their compliance requirements.


Areas of specialty: Aged care law, Administrative law, Commercial Litigation, Coronial inquests, Health law, Statutory Interpretation.

Contact information:
p. 03 9609 6791
m. 0412 340 284

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