Meet Our Team

Meet our team of exceptional compensation lawyers.

We are different to other firms

In the legal industry, particularly in compensation law, there are big firms that dominate the conversation. With large teams and big advertising budgets, these firms have a reputation for settling low and fast. Here’s what makes vbr Lawyers different.

Meet our people by office

Greg Black


Greg is one of the founding directors of vbr Lawyers…

Sean Ryan


Sean oversees our Gold Coast office.  He has practised in…

John Vandeleur


John has practised in the area of compensation law for…

Michael Schaefer

Special Counsel

Michael is one of Victoria’s most eminent compensation lawyers. He…

Leesa Black

Chief Financial Officer

Leesa has degrees in Law and Commerce as well as…

Zach Samuels

Senior Associate

Since his admission as a solicitor of the Supreme Court…

Beth De Laurence

Senior Associate

Beth has been working in the area of compensation law…

Ray Cayamanda


Ray is an Associate who works in the Brisbane office….

Charlton Wilson


Charlton is a solicitor based in our Gold Coast Office….

Daniel Macpherson


Daniel is an Associate in our Brisbane office with degrees…

Max Cai


Max is a solicitor in our Brisbane office. He holds…

Olivia Goodsell


Olivia is a solicitor in our Gold Coast office with…

Liam O’Brien


Liam was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court…

Olivia Duncan


Olivia is a solicitor based in our Brisbane West Office…

Caitlin De Graaf


Caitlin is a solicitor in our Gold Coast office handling…

Emma Gardiner


Emma is a paralegal based in our Brisbane office assisting…

Sekaihli Jensen

Caseflow Manager

Sekaihli employs her significant skills and years of experience in…

Leanne May


Leanne is a paralegal based in our Gold Coast office…

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Claiming compensation can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be. vbr Lawyers is the multi award winning firm that gets you real results. Lower costs, higher claims and unrelenting advocacy.

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