Deidre Petrakis is a Lawyer at Adviceline Injury Lawyers and is an expert in personal injury with a particular focus on worker’s compensation and industrial law.

Deidre has always had a strong passion for the law and a keen desire to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients.  She has a diverse background and has worked in personal injury litigation, the Department of Human Services, the Northern Hospital, and as a Legal Research Fellow for the Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at La Trobe University.

Immediately prior to joining the firm, she worked as a Child Protection Lawyer and Court Advocate at the Department of Human Services.  As a skilled lawyer and advocate, Deidre was able to use her expertise to resolve matters early and efficiently in order to get the best outcomes for her clients.

Deidre’s clients are typically people who find themselves in unfortunate situations as a consequence of being injured at work or in a public place.  She knows the legal system can be confronting and difficult and therefore, she strives to make the process simpler for her clients.  Deidre is known to be a lawyer who is sensitive to the needs of her clients and helps them get their lives back on track by getting them the compensation they deserve.

Deidre uses her experience to provide legally sound and practical advice that is tailored to the needs of her clients.  She ensures her clients understand the court process and provides expert advice and guidance every step of the way.  Deidre’s clients value her professionalism, empathy and determination in seeking fair compensation.

Deidre is fluent in Greek and understands the particular needs of people of non-speaking English backgrounds.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws – La Trobe University
Bachelor of Arts – La Trobe University

Additional languages spoken

Greek