Di specialises in Compensation law for individuals and corporations in NSW. She has been with Stacks/Taree for several years, including 18 years as a paralegal, and 16 years as practicing solicitor. Di’s expertise lies in handling claims arising from Work Accidents, and she also conducts Motor Vehicle Accident matters. A member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, Di is an experienced and knowledgeable member of the Stacks team.
Di’s strengths are her attention to detail and her sound research skills. She establishes a strong rapport with clients through her empathetic approach and her understanding of the effect of injury on lifestyle. As a paralegal she assisted in several high profile compensation claims, including King v Sexton and Green, gathering evidence and statements, conducting research, and handling cost recovery. Di has also been involved in the Commercial Litigation area, handling much of the liquor licensing work for the Taree RSL and Golf Club, and Australis resort at Diamond Beach.
Born and raised in Wingham, Di spent 3 years in Canberra before returning to Taree. A self-professed “tennis nut”, she enjoys watching competition tennis, and plays for the Wingham Tennis Club. Di loves any kind of handicrafts, particularly cross stitching and stained glass projects. A pet lover, she has two pure bred Abyssinians.
A conscientious and meticulous solicitor, Di has a comprehensive knowledge of the Compensation area of law.