Maria is a Senior Associate at Shine Lawyers. She is admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia. Maria has worked exclusively in compensation law for over 10 years, working for two other national firms before joining the medical law team at Shine Lawyers.
Maria has experience in all areas of compensation law, with a keen interest and expertise in medical law. Maria possesses all the necessary skills and experience in litigation and negotiation to advance her client’s best interests. She is passionate about helping her clients understand their rights and is able to determine the most appropriate course of action to achieve the most desirable outcomes for her clients. This includes preparation of a case for settlement out of court or taking a matter through the court system to ensure that a fair outcome is achieved.
Maria has substantial experience in managing claims at the highest level, including Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia. One particular case determined by the High Court, set a precedent in compensation law. Maria is fluent in Spanish.