Your Best Lawyers announced

Friday 22 March 2019
Bree Knoester and Michael Lombard

Adviceline Injury Lawyers partners Bree Knoester and Michael Lombard have been recognised in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia guide, it was announced today.

Managing Partner Bree Knoester was recognised as ‘Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation‘, and named as ‘Best Lawyer’ in Medical Negligence for a third year.

For seven consecutive years partner Michael Lombard has been recognised as a ‘Best Lawyer’ in Personal Injury Litigation, and for the second year was named a ‘Best Lawyer’ for his work in Motor Vehicle Law.

Meet the award winning duo

Bree Knoester

Bree Knoester is the Managing Partner of Adviceline Injury Lawyers and has significant experience in industrial injuries, asbestos and dust diseases. sexual abuse, medical negligence, and catastrophic injury compensation.

She is passionate about ensuring that her clients are properly compensated for their injuries and thrives on providing advice and support to her clients throughout their whole case.

Bree’s dedication to litigating on behalf of journalists who have been psychologically injured in the course of their employment achieved a world-first settlement against a media organisation in early 2019.  This result was achieved after 8 years and two landmark litigation law suits.

Michael Lombard

Michael Lombard is a Partner at Adviceline Injury Lawyers, and is the partner in charge of our transport accident division.  He also has extensive experience in public liability claims, Victims of Crime compensation and Coronial Inquests and Investigations.

Michael is dedicated to helping vulnerable people overcome the challenges of the TAC and the accident injury compensation systems to achieve their proper entitlements.

In 2018, Michael resolved a case for a badly injured cyclist for the maximum pain and suffering and economic loss entitlements of $1.77m, without starting any court proceeding. The settlement was 3 years after the crash and 4 months after he came to see Adviceline Injury Lawyers.

In the 11th edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia guide, Michael was named Personal Injury Litigation ‘Lawyer of the Year’. 

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