Peter was born in Brisbane, his parents were born in Brisbane and his children were born in Brisbane. He has been in Brisbane all of his life. He knows the people and he knows the City. He started at the Public Defenders Office in July 1989 and has worked in criminal law ever since… [read more]
Dave is one of Howden Saggers Lawyer’s more experienced Solicitors as he has a wealth of experience in many walks of life.
Prior to joining our team in 2010 he spent nine years in the Australian Army and completed a number of tours of Iraq and East Timor. This provided him first hand insight into the harsh reality and lawlessness war creates… [read more]
Joe is a dedicated and proficient advocate in all aspects of Criminal Law & Traffic Law. He is an Accredited Specialist in Criminal Law and has a breadth of experience in these areas. He has conducted matters in a broad array of jurisdictions including the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court.
Joe appears on matters Australia wide however appears regularly throughout South East Queensland. Appearing in Courts from Brisbane to Bryon Bay, Coolangatta to Charleville and Cairns and Southport to Sandgate, Joe has experience in regional and rural courts as well as in the city… [read more]
Emily is admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.
Emily has been working with Howden Saggers Lawyers since 2015. She obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Griffith University and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from Bond University. Emily is currently completing her Masters of Law through Melbourne University specialising in criminal law and procedure… [read more]
Bettina was born and raised on the Gold Coast. In her spare time she enjoys going on picnics and venturing to new cafes where she can drink her chai lattes.
She began her passion for the criminal justice system when she began working for Prisoners’ Legal Service. It was here she was able to gain insight as to the ins and outs of jails in Queensland. She regularly helped people with their parole applications and assisted families in understanding what was happening to their loved one while in custody… [read more]
In the areas of:
1. Compensation (Disability Pension, TPI, EDA & War Widow appeals to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
2. Service Pensions (Operational, Warlike & Non Warlike, Age & Invalidity Pensions)
3. Superannuation (Retrospective changes of discharge category to Medical Discharge)
A descendant of a 19th century transported Irish convict and migrants to Australia; Noel was born in Melbourne; he was educated… [read more]