Bree Knoester is a Partner at Adviceline Injury Lawyers, and the Managing Partner of the firm’s personal injury practice.
She is an expert in industrial injuries and asbestos and dust diseases, and has significant experience in sexual abuse and catastrophic injury compensation.
Bree was recognised in the 2016/17 edition of Doyle’s Guide as a leading practitioner in Asbestos & Dust Diseases Compensation, and recommended in the area of Work Injury and Accident Compensation. In addition, Bree was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 10th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia for her medical negligence practice. These accolades are testament to Bree’s hard work and dedication to providing the very best service.
Bree is dedicated to ensuring that her clients are properly compensated for their injuries and thrives on providing advice and support to her clients throughout their whole case. Her advocacy skills are an important part of her skill-set, enabling her to successfully advocate for her clients and negotiate excellent outcomes.
Prior to joining Adviceline Injury Lawyers, Bree was at the Victorian Bar. As a barrister, Bree acted for people injured at work, in transport accidents, outside of the home or as a result of medical negligence. During this time Bree was involved in many of the largest cases and settlements in personal injury litigation in Victoria, as well as landmark cases involving compensation paid to victims of sexual abuse and severely brain injured workers.
Bree is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance and is on the Editorial Committee for Precedent Magazine. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma (Asia Pacific) and a major sponsor of the Gippsland Asbestos Related Diseases Support Inc (GARDS)/Asbestos Council of Victoria.
Born and raised in Traralgon, Bree appreciates the benefit of not having to travel into the city to meet with a lawyer. Bree is the Partner at our Springvale office and our dedicated office for asbestos related injuries in Moe. Bree is also the designated Partner for all Gippsland work-related injury claims.
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Monash University
Bachelor of Arts – Monash University
Masters of Laws – Monash University