Qualification(s): BA, LLB
Joachim Azzopardi is an experienced and personal injury lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Perth office. He helps people in Western Australia with workplace accident, road accident and public liability compensation claims.
Joachim also provides legal representation to institutional abuse survivors, supporting those who wish to pursue compensation. He is specially trained in trauma informed practice, which ensures he works with clients to access justice in a way that recognises the complex trauma they have suffered.
Joachim holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws and is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and High Court of Australia.
Joachim is passionate about helping his clients navigate through the complex legal issues that people - who have sustained injuries at the fault of another person, company or entity - face in WA during a traumatic time in their lives.
“I am always willing put on the gloves and jump in the corner for my clients during their hour of need," Joachim says.
“I strive to get the very best outcome for my clients and passionate about protecting the rights of injured people.
“Being able to build a strong rapport with clients and colleagues helps to make this happen.”
Through his own experience of having an older brother who lived with muscular dystrophy, Joachim understands the challenges faced by people living with injuries and disabilities who want to live a meaningful life.
Outside of work, Joachim is a proud supporter of the Carlton Football Club, and a member of the Australian Services Union.
He is also a keen recreational fisherman and a member of the Board of Fishability – a charity that supports people living with disabilities accessing enjoyable and rewarding pastimes including fishing.
Joachim is a regular contributor of reports, articles and commentary pieces on recreational fishing for various newspapers and online publications for more than 10 years.
- Law Society of Western Australia member
- Australian Lawyers Alliance member