Get To Know Dwyer Law Group Lawyers of Bundall

Jeff Dwyer

Our Managing Director & Senior Partner , Jeff Dwyer , was admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1991.

Jeff founded Dwyer Law Group in 2010 after having practiced on the Gold Coast since 1999 after originally living and working in North Queensland.He has always worked to improve the lives of others who have experienced trauma or severe stressors and bringing certainty and dependability.

He practices in all forms of injury and insurance litigation. His special focus areas are catastrophic injury claims and medical negligence.Jeff always makes himself available to have a chat no matter what the circumstances, just make the call.

Jeff is a member of the Queensland Law Society, Australian Lawyers’ Alliance, Association of Plaintiff Injury Lawyers (UK), American Trial Lawyers’ Association, Australian Insurance Lawyers’ Association, Law Council of Australia, Gold Coast Law Association and Australian Legal Practice Managers’ Association. He is also a Commissioner for Declarations.

Nicole Paschetto

Our Partner, Nicole Paschetto, is a lawyer who works with everyday people to get through what can be one of the most difficult times of their lives with a genuine and practical approach.

Nicole handles every type of injury on every scale. Her focus areas are catastrophic and brain injury litigation as well as medical negligence, WorkCover Qld and psychiatric/nervous shock claims. She believes legal advice should be accessible to anyone who asks and she is always happy to be available when and where possible, to help.

She also handles our Total and Permanent Disablement and Income Protection claims as well as general, civil and administrative litigation.

After working as a volunteer in West Africa in 2004, she chose injury law as an extension of ‘giving back’ every day to people in need and crisis. She began her articles that same year working with Jeff Dwyer and has passionately remained in this practice area ever since.

She holds a Bachelor of Laws from QUT and is on the roll of both the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Nicole’s involvement in a variety of domestic and international groups include Qld Law Society, Australian Lawyers’ Alliance, Headway, Global Volunteer Network, the Gold Coast Boat Club, Women Lawyers Association of Qld, Board member of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Qld, Qld Homicide Victims Support Group among others.

Clare Byrne

Clare is an Associate with Dwyer Law Group. Graduating from Bond University with a Bachelor of Laws in early 2012, she subsequently went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Clare was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland in December 2012 and the High Court of Australia in 2015. Compensation law and superannuation claims are her areas of expertise and she is committed to obtaining the best results for her client’s while providing clear and straightforward advice.Clare is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

Outside of work Clare has a love of good food and wine, she also enjoys gardening and making the most of the Gold Coast Lifestyle.

Scott Clark

Scott Clark is a personal injury compensation lawyer at Dwyer Law Group and has a passion for upholding the rights and entitlements of people affected by road or workplace accidents. Scott is a strong advocate who places an emphasis on goal orientated litigation to ensure the best results for his clients.

Scott graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 2014 and is admitted to both the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. Scott brings to Dwyer Law Group a wealth of legal knowledge including experience in commercial and property transactions, commercial and civil litigation, and criminal law. In a previous role, Scott regularly advocated for his client’s in the Magistrates Court, District Court and occasionally the Federal Court of Australia.

Outside of work, Scott likes to lead an active lifestyle consisting of mountain biking, hiking and occasionally golf. Additionally, Scott boasts an artistic flair, filling much of his spare time playing guitar, writing music or honing his photography skills.

Rachel Perry

Rachel started her career in the legal industry at 17 where she worked at Legal Aid assisting people with a large range of needs which included class actions for mental health victims and wards of the state.

Throughout her career she has also worked for large scale developers in property on the north shore of Sydney.It is fair to say she loves helping people from all walks of life.

Rachel says she’s motivated to work in injury litigation because she’s able to help people in what can sometimes often be the worse stage of their life. She finds satisfaction in seeing things through to the end and feeling satisfied with getting results.

She enjoys the life style balance of living on the Gold Coast and spends her time with family and especially loves her other important role as “cheer-mum”!

Rachel holds a Legal Executive Diploma.

When dealing with Rachel, you’re dealing with genuine reliability.

Shane Greenaway

Our Lawyer, Shane Greenaway, graduated Southern Cross University at the start of 2017. He was once a former client, who saw the value in the great work Jeff and the team at Dwyer Law does, and decided he wanted to help people too. He believes in doing everything he can to help the clients, no job is too big or too small. He has a passion for exceeding clients expectations.

After spending 20 years in Sales and Management in the construction industry, Shane suffered a debilitating injury, where he was told he would never work again. He spent three years in rehabilitation therapy to learn to walk again. Through sheer drive and determination, he completed his law degree. Shane now wants to help others who have suffered just like him. He wants to stand up for those who are suffering, hurting, and in pain, to help them on their road to recovery. A lawyer who truly believes in achieving the best outcome for their client.

Shane practices in compensation and motor vehicle accidents. Shane is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Golden Key International Honour Society.

Outside of work, Shane has a love for Ford motor cars and his beloved Brisbane Broncos, no matter how their season may be going…

Susan Adair

Susan started her career in the legal industry 15 years ago.

Her story is the kind you’d find in the motivational section of a bookshop. She’s a grass-roots success story. After leaving school, she started off in the mail room of a big city law firm. She worked hard and moved onto the role of receptionist at another big city law firm where she first met Jeff Dwyer who saw promise in her abilities.

She moved into a secretarial role at another firm, took maternity leave and re-entered the workforce again, keen to sink her teeth into injury law which she was passionate about. It was then that she worked with Jeff Dwyer again, and this time, into a role he knew she was ready for, paralegal. Susan is now studying a Bachelor of Laws while working full-time (and of course, also being a Mother and Wife). While it’s not always easy, Susan never gives up.

Likewise, she fights a good fight for our client’s too. She loves injury law because she sees how it makes a real-life difference to people when they’re in a personal crisis. Susan performs paralegal work in motor vehicle, work-injury and public liability claims.

When she’s not at work, she loves a good book, a great cruise and family time.

Heidi Sargent

With more than a decade in the legal industry, Heidi has worked as a Paralegal with Dwyer Law Group since April 2017.

Heidi provides legal assistance to primarily Jeff Dwyer and Nicole Paschetto with all aspects of injury law and is often the first point of call for our clients.She helps make the difficult easy. Attention to detail comes second-nature and if she doesn’t have the answer, you can rely on her to find it.

We love Heidi’s natural ability to set the tone, take the reins and lead her team to victory. Co-incidentally, Heidi has taken the baton to head up our social gatherings and does her best to make sure everyone is happy and having fun.

When she’s not working, she’s busy competing for “Mother-of-the Year”, kid-wrangling her 3 daughters (usually at the beach or some sunny location) with her husband.

Heidi has been gifted with a quick wit, dry sense of humour and significant love of burgers.

Brittany Peake

Brittany is a Lawyer with Dwyer Law Group. Graduating from Griffith University in 2017 with a degree in both Law and Business, she then went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Brittany was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland in November 2018 and is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

Brittany’s achievements don’t stop at academics, she is also a national success placing in the top 4 at the Australian Dancing “Physie” Nationals, outshining over 300 others to accomplish that feat.

Choosing injury law has been an easy option for her, she is drawn to everyday people in need and has a passion for social justice and a “fair go”. Having seen real life poverty and corruption in her travels in Asia has inspired her to give back the best way she can.

She is dedicated and determined to achieve great results, as is demonstrated through her personal and academic achievements.

Outside of work, Brittany enjoys making the most of the Gold Coast lifestyle, travel, cooking, and of course, wine matching too.

Contact Dwyer Law Group in Bundall today to discuss your legal matters on 07 5610 5234.


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