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Our Lawyers

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WILLIAM ARAQUE

PRINCIPAL PARTNER

William has more than 23 years experience in negligence based claims specifically in areas of personal injuries, professional indemnity, negligence, complex claims and general commercial litigation.

William has advised insurers, self-insured clients and government insurance managers on issues of liability, indemnity and recovery as well as acted for the ordinary injured man in the street resulting from motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, dog bite incidents and public liability claims (slipping and falling in public places).

He also has considerable experience defending insured clients on issues of liability and negligence claims and has worked closely with insurers, self-insurers, insured clients, medical practitioners, health professionals and hospitals (both public and private).

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He enjoys spending time and travelling with his wife, son and daughter,  as well as watching rugby, cricket, golf and AFL.

He has two Bachelor of Law degrees, a Masters of Law and obtained two certificates of qualification in Arbitration and Corporate Law.

KARL ELS

PRINCIPAL PARTNER

Karl has been in practice for more than 25 years and has gained extensive expertise and experience in all aspects of personal injury law. He has dealt with many complex matters arising from motor vehicle accidents, professional negligence, public liability and workers’ compensation claims, achieving the best possible results for his clients.

He has a Bachelor of Law degree, a postgraduate LLB and has also attained an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business.

In his spare time he is an avid sailor and also enjoys golf, fishing and mountain biking.

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SIMONE McMAHON

LAWYER

Simone has a significant level of experience in compensation law, specifically in personal injury, public liability, and workers’ compensation with her first role commencing back in 2004 with Workcover WA.

Simone holds a Bachelor of Law degree as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and an Advanced Diploma of Management. She is also a Winston Churchill Fellow and holds a certificate in speech and communication from the Australian Music Examination Board, having had over 25 years’ experience in public speaking as a professional motivational speaker at state, national and international levels. She has also represented Australia at the Australian American Leadership Dialogue in Washington DC as a young leadership dialogue delegate.

Simone also has a genuine interest in medical negligence having had over 20 years of experience as a professional advocate in the WA health sector serving on numerous advocacy committees.

Her long-standing commitment and contribution to the community and the WA health sector have been recognised through the many awards which she has received including the Prime Ministers Centenary Medal, WA Young Australian of the Year, and the Order of Australia as part of the Queens honours list. Simone has also been listed in Australia’s Who’s Who of Australian Women.

On a personal note, Simone is a keen thespian and actively involved in Perth’s community theatre scene. She also enjoys travelling, photography, watching the basketball as a member of the Perth Wildcats and is a long-time volunteer charity worker with community based organisations.