Deidre Petrakis is a Senior Associate at Adviceline Injury Lawyers. Predominantly based in the Epping office, Deidre assists people with work injury and public liability claims.
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 Adviceline, Deidre worked as a Child Protection Lawyer and Court Advocate at the Department of Human Services, working to protect the rights of children.
As a skilled lawyer and advocate Deidre uses her Court and advocacy expertise to resolve matters early and efficiently in order to get the best outcomes for her clients.
Understanding legal system can be confronting and difficult, Deidre strives to make the process simpler for her clients. Deidre’s clients value her professionalism, empathy and determination in seeking fair compensation.
Deidre has lived in the northern suburbs for the majority of her life and is fluent in Greek. She understands the particular needs of people of non-speaking English backgrounds.
She is passionate about immersing herself in organisations within her community. As a pro bono lawyer for Youthlaw, Deidre assists with their Legal Pod Program to help vulnerable young people aged 17-21 to provide legal advice and representation for legal and non-legal issues as they transition to independence.
Deidre's experience includes:
16 Feb 21 to 07 Dec 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our webinar series designed for port and terminal owners and operators. These webinars will provide insights on the current trends and issues that matter to you. Now more than ever ports are vital nodes in an increasingly complex web of trade routes that span the globe. COVID 19 is forcing most of us to reconsider how we do things, and ports are no exceptions. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate the challenges and opportunities posed by 2020, and how 2021 might be their most interesting year ever.
20 Apr 21 to 23 Nov 21
Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2021 Queensland Government webinar series which we have tailored specifically for lawyers working within Queensland Government departments, statutory bodies and authorities and government-owned corporations in Queensland. These monthly seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for lawyers acting in the Queensland public sector this year.
12 Oct 21
From health crises and vessel casualties to cyber-attacks, ports regularly find themselves responding to incidents over which they do not have complete control or responsibility. Despite this, port owners and operators have a critical role to play in managing such issues for themselves, port users and public stakeholders. We take a look at how port owners and operators might approach the preparation and management of these issues and their aftermath. We will also look at how emerging technologies like block chain provide new opportunities for collaboration and increased efficiency.