From our clients
Both Bree Knoester and Lucia Nguyen were extremely helpful and friendly, while being totally professional. I was kept fully informed at every stage of my legal action with each step along the way being discussed with me. There were no surprises and any queries I had were always responded to promptly and respectfully.
Thank you to Bree for fighting for me and making me feel worthy. She was so kind and patient, I could tell her anything and she was so supportive. The service I received was second to none. Bree connected professionally and emotionally and was so caring and thoughtful. It was an amazing and supportive experience.
Bree, thank you for your tremendous support during my case. It took so much pressure off and allowed me to focus on my recovery. You genuinely care about your clients and that’s very difficult to find these days.
Seven and a half years ago my life was changed irrevocably by an accident…
It has been an incredibly difficult, emotionally challenging and soul-destroying time in my life, and something I would never wish on anyone.
Bree, your gentle and professional advice that made me realise that it was not all my fault, and over the past few years working with you all I have rebuilt that part of my self-esteem and my diminished confidence. I am forever grateful for the huge amount of work and effort that was put in by you all as a team to affect a positive outcome.
Lawyers get a bad wrap a lot of the time, but it is people like you that are led by genuine values of doing what is right and what is fair that give your profession a good name.
Lucia, you have been so responsive and thoughtful, and always accessible, thank you so much.
Bree did a fantastic job for us and we could not speak more highly of the courteous and professional way she dealt with my case.
I would definitely recommend Bree to anyone.
Bree was very professional and helpful. I felt safe and understood. She made a very terrible and traumatic time in my life better.
I came to Bree after being treated appallingly by an ASX-listed firm that was only ever interested in making a profit for their shareholders. They couldn’t even get the name of the defendant correct on court documents let alone accurately outline the circumstances of my injury, but tried to bill me for their mistakes anyway!
But from the moment I met her, Bree understood my claim and its significance, and genuinely wanted to help me get the justice I deserved. She kept me informed of the process every step of the way and I always felt supported – especially when we were forced to go to trial, then appeal. But we won and an important legal precedent was made that will help other injured workers get their justice too against the almighty resources of their employer, their employer’s insurance agent and WorkSafe Victoria who runs the scheme.
Bree made an incredibly difficult period of my life much better and for that, my family and I will be forever grateful. I honestly don’t think you could find a more professional or competent legal representative willing to fight for what’s right. Thank you so much Bree.
I also found Julie-Anne to be outstanding. Julie-Anne would have to be one of the kindest, most empathetic people I’ve ever met. She genuinely cared about the impact my legal fight was having on me and those closest to me, and always inquired about our well-being. No one wants to be injured at work or to have to go through the hell that’s involved in making a WorkCover claim. But having people like Julie-Anne on your side during all the ups and downs definitely helps lighten the load. No question was ever too silly or request too great in my dealings with Julie-Anne. She was always a friendly voice at the end of the phone or the knowledgeable author of a prompt email reply after I’d bothered her about something big or small.
Bree was exemplary in all areas. The process was stress free and she went above and beyond our expectations. It was a smooth path to settlement.
The Payne family wish to extend sincere thanks to Bree Knoester for her professional service, advice and guidance throughout our recent mesothelioma compensation claim.
It was a pleasure and an experience to have been associated with Bree for the last 6 months, and we are very satisfied with our final settlement outcome.
All the best for the future and we hope that you achieve your goals and objectives.
THE PAYNE FAMILY
Hi Bree, just a quick reminder to you and your team that what you do matters long term, not just at the time of a positive outcome. My daughter graduated from grade 12 recently - and I was here to help her achieve that milestone.
Having complete confidence that in terms of my case whatever could be done was being done, and with a very high degree of skill, allowed me to focus on the slow battle with PTSD.
That contributed significantly to me firstly just still being alive and secondly to me being able to gradually improve. I’m pleased to say that journey is continuing in a positive direction. So this is a milestone that you guys contributed to achieving.
Thank you from all of us. What you do, and how you do it makes a difference.