Engaging any professional to provide advice should be a positive experience but sometimes it’s not.

From financial planning for retirement, architectural advice on a new home or engineering advice for that new extension, we expect professionals to deliver sound advice.

Sadly things do go wrong and when you have suffered professional negligence Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is there to help.

Our Compensation Law Experts are able to provide you with clear advice on your options across many areas of professional negligence including financial, accounting, architecture, engineering, property valuations or even legal advice.

If you think you may have experienced deceptive conduct by a professional or been given misleading or incorrect advice, contact us today.

When it matters to have the best advice on Professional Negligence claims, talk to Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers.

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Our Compensation Law Experts are able to provide you with clear advice on your options across many areas of professional negligence including financial, accounting, architecture, engineering, property valuations or even legal advice.


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Howard Harrison

Partner | Melbourne,

One of the most experienced litigators in Australia, Howard Harrison is a Partner of Carroll & O'Dea Lawyers. With 40 years of experience in litigation, compensation law and church law, he represents

Hanaan Indari

Managing Partner | ,

As an expert litigation partner, Hanaan Indari has successfully conducted many thousands of cases since joining Carroll and O'Dea in 1997.

Robert Algie

Partner | Campbelltown

As partner in the Compensation Law Team at Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers, Robert has a significant interest in medico-legal law.

Michael Barnes

Partner |

Michael’s depth of experience, ability to get to the heart of an issue and communication skills put him at the top of employment & industrial law and personal injury.

Scott Dougall

Partner | Parramatta

Scott Dougall is the partner in charge of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Parramatta office, servicing Western Sydney and beyond.

Diana Farah

Partner | Canberra,

Diana is one of Australia’s most highly respected practitioners in the areas of compensation law.

Julia Harrison

Partner | Melbourne,

Julia is a leading compensation and personal injury lawyer. A partner in the firm's compensation division, Julia appears regularly for both plaintiffs and defendants.

David Jones

Partner | Newcastle, ,

One of NSW’s most experienced personal injury lawyers, David is the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers partner responsible for the Newcastle office and Hunter region.

Peter Lleonart

Partner | Parramatta

Peter has a strong personal injury practice because he knows what clients need and he prioritises delivering outcomes for clients when it matters.

Olivia Mailian

Partner |

Olivia’s early professional work in journalism and public relations has set the foundation for her legal practice, which focus on practical and cost effective strategies.

Maithri Panagoda AM

Partner |

Educated in both Sydney and Sri Lanka, Maithri has over 35 years experience in litigation and dispute resolution. Maithri is regularly invited to present seminars to lawyers and university students.

Emily Katheklakis

Special Counsel |

Emily Katheklakis has achieved successful outcomes for clients across the whole spectrum of personal injury matters.

Bill Madden

Special Counsel

With over 30 years of extensive litigation experience, Bill Madden is one of Australia’s most qualified medical negligence lawyers.

Paul Ohm

Special Counsel | Parramatta,

Paul is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law with the NSW Law Society and has been since 2002.

Rebecca Tidswell

Special Counsel |

Rebecca Tidswell has over 16 years experience in litigation focusing specifically on complex medical law issues.