Gary joined Thurlow Fisher Lawyers in October 2016 after having run his own practice for 11 years.
Prior to becoming a solicitor Gary worked as a secondary school teacher of Modern History and Mathematics for 10 years between 1986 and 1995. It was while working as a teacher that Gary developed an interest in the law and commenced part-time studies through what was then known as the Solicitors Admissions Board (S.A.B).
He completed his studies and graduated with a Diploma in Law in 1995. He commenced working as a paralegal with McClelland’s Lawyers in May 1996.
Gary has also accumulated wealth of experience in many types of criminal matters over the years ranging from traffic matters through to serious indictable offences.
Specific Compensation Experience
Since his admission as a solicitor Gary’s main focus has been almost exclusively in the area of personal injury/compensation law.
Gary therefore has extensive experience in all types of personal injury and compensation matters including motor vehicle accidents, workers compensation, work injury damages, industrial accidents, civil liability claims, medical negligence, and catastrophic injury claims.
Matters undertaken by Gary include:
- Claims for seriously injured persons involving complex quantum issues and multiple parties;
- Slip and fall claims against shopping centres involving multiple parties;
- Catastrophic injury claims including quadriplegia, paraplegia and amputations caused by motor vehicle or workplace accidents;
- Claims involving complex issues and injuries such as brain injuries; and
- Medical Negligence claims.
Since joining Thurlow Fisher Lawyers Gary has achieved several multimillion-dollar settlements and numerous six-figure settlements for his clients.
Gary is dedicated to providing the utmost in client service and is committed to assisting injured parties obtain the necessary rehabilitation and compensation due. He goes to great lengths to understand his client’s stories, personal situations, concerns and goals.
He explains their options and the legal process in a simple and easy to understand way.
In February 1997 Gary was admitted to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
Gary was awarded Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law by the Law Society of New South Wales in 2003.
He is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.