I’ve been representing injured people for almost 40 years, and it’s what I love to do. The great feeling of making a real difference in people’s lives is what keeps me coming to the office every day. I’ve always represented ordinary working people against big insurance companies.
From small claims to multi million-dollar medical negligence matters I’ve handled them all with success and compassion. All work on my client’s is done by me, so I don’t see clients once at the first interview, and then hand them on top a junior lawyer or “paralegal”. What you see is what you get: knowledge and experience.
I often take cases on “no win – no fee” because otherwise injured people, who may be the least able to afford justice, would not be able to get the compensation that they deserve and are entitled to.
Over my career, I’ve represented people in all aspects of injury law including:
I’ve had a lot of success over the years
I’ve also built-up additional expertise in:
Contact me to discus your case. You can also come in see me in person about your matter – if you don’t want to employ me after that there will be no bill. The firs consultation is free if you decide not to proceed.
Gavan commenced his career in law in 1980 and he has been a partner or principal in law firms since 1988.
He co-foundered the practice of Wojtowicz Kelly in 1994 and operated the Simpson Kelly Group until January 2011 when it was sold to the ASX listed legal services company, ILH Group Ltd.
Gavan has over 30 years’ experience in turnarounds or workouts, liquidations, administrations and bankruptcies. He has an in-depth knowledge in the establishment and administration of corporate and trust business structures and the requirements of the Corporations Act.
Gavan is also an experienced litigator, with many years of commercial litigation experience and an ability to unravel complex and detailed issues so as to achieve practical commercial outcomes. He possesses a practical knowledge of the application of the Income Tax Acts in relation to the preservation and use of tax losses and capital gains tax on property and business transactions and has extensive knowledge of the Transfer of Land Act and Landgate procedures.
Gavan is a highly experienced lawyer with a reputation for a pragmatic approach to resolving problems and advocates looking at issues holistically rather than just as a legal problem.
Nevertheless, he is not averse to taking a robust view on an issue to get a desired outcome.
He is a strategic thinker who is a very experienced trouble shooter and easily operates in fluid environments. He will apply a detailed analysis to issues but does not suffer from paralysis by analysis.”
Gavan’s Areas of Expertise
over 40 years of law experience