Natalie Russell

Senior Associate

Qualifications: LLB, BPsycSc, GradDipLegPrac


Natalie represents Worksafe Victoria, its agents and employers in workers’ compensation matters across common law and statutory benefits. She has extensive experience across a number of areas of insurance litigation, having previously represented national insurers in personal injury, property damage, product liability, medical negligence and professional indemnity matters in complex multi-defendant and sensitive matters.

Natalie is focused on engaging with employers at the outset of a matter to enable her to provide timely and accurate advice to WorkSafe Victoria.


  • Advising WorkSafe Victoria in relation to common law and statutory benefit matters with a particular interest in common law psychiatric injury claims;
  • Conducting serious injury applications, damages trials and statutory benefits litigation including Medical Panel referrals;
  • Conducting litigation in accordance with the Victorian Model Litigant Guidelines.

Professional Membership

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria