Catherine Leahey is a compensation lawyer in Shine Lawyers’ Sunshine Branch who specialises in motor vehicle accident claims. Catherine thrives on using her knowledge of the law to achieve outcomes for her clients that have been wronged.
In early 2016 Catherine obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University and went on to complete a Diploma in Practical Legal Training in early 2017 after which she was admitted to practice.
Before joining Shine Lawyers, Catherine’s career in the legal industry spanned a multitude of practice areas. She began by assisting clients with disabilities with claims for discrimination in the workplace, and went on to work across corporate law, public liability, medical negligence and Victorian Workcover Authority Recovery matters. After realising that her passion lay in personal injury law, Catherine joined Shine in March 2016.
Catherine takes an extremely proactive approach to her matters in order to ensure that her clients obtain the recognition and compensation they deserve after being injured on the road. She does this to enable her clients to move forward to a life beyond their injury.