Our people

Brave Legal is committed to providing legal services in alignment with our four values: brave, committed, compassionate, and precise.

We strive to embody these values in every interaction with our clients.

Brave Legal Personal Injury Lawyers

Bree Knoester is the founder of Brave Legal and one of Australia’s leading personal injury lawyers.

Bree Knoester

Jyoti is a compassionate and caring lawyer with a passion for the law and a deep insight into the medical profession.

Jyoti Haikerwal

Anastasia enjoys working closely with Workcover clients and understands the physical, emotional, and financial toll that injuries can have on individuals and their families.

Anastasia Nagorny

Our Support Staff


Charlie is a legal assistant working primarily in our medical negligence and public liability teams.

Legal Assistant
Charlie Hondow

Lucy is a legal assistant working in our medical negligence, public liability and dust practices.

Legal Assistant
Lucy French

Pam Stavropoulos is the lead counsellor and therapist for our Brave Support program, a free wellbeing service offered to clients during their legal journey.

Counsellor and Therapist
Pam Stavropoulos

Helen is passionate about developing talent, increasing capability, and fostering engagement and well-being at Brave Legal.

People and Culture Consultant
Helen Ayres

Working in personal injury marketing for close to a decade, Niki is enthusiastic about the Brave Legal values and is driven to communicate valuable information about personal injury compensation in an easy-to-understand and compassionate way.

Marketing and Digital Consultant
Niki Jayemanne

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