Qualification(s): BA, LLB(Hons), GDLP
Patricia is an Associate in the Dandenong workers compensation team.
Patricia holds Honours in Laws and Bachelor of Arts, and is driven to use the law to improve the lives of injured people.
Patricia has a strong history of successfully advocating statutory and common law matters relating to WorkCover claims in Victoria.
"One of the big challenges in personal injury is distilling a complex insurance scheme into everyday concepts and empowering people with this knowledge," says Patricia.
"I feel privileged that I can ease some of the harm done to injured plaintiffs – I went into law to help people and that is what I can do in this role."
Patricia is also an experienced class actions lawyer having worked on the following settlement distributions of class actions across Federal and State jurisdictions:
Beyond her work at Maurice Blackburn, Patricia has a strong interest and commitment to social justice, including her volunteer work with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and Fitzroy Legal Service.
Patricia is also the current co-chair of the Justice Committee with Victorian Women Lawyers.
Accreditations & memberships
- Law Institute of Victoria member
- Victorian Women Lawyers member