Professional, calm and empathetic, Bethany takes the time to listen to clients and understand how she can make their claim experience as smooth and as stress free as possible. She has a strong attention to detail and ensures that no stone is left unturned, whilst never losing sight of the bigger picture.
Bethany is determined to achieve the best possible result for clients whilst ensuring that they feel supported every step of the way.
Communication is the key as Bethany wants her clients to be able to make informed decisions and feel as though they are in control of their matter. She takes time to explain the process ahead as well as the entitlements available to her clients.
Areas of Expertise
Bethany’s background working as a claims consultant for one of South Australia’s CTP insurers puts her in a unique position of knowing how insurance companies work and think. She finds having this knowledge most beneficial and helps her in the way she prepares her cases and also when negotiating on behalf of her clients.
During her undergraduate studies, Bethany attended the University of Leicester, England where she studied Health Care Law, International Law, European Union Law and Human Rights and Civil Liabilities. She also worked as a Law Clerk at prominent Adelaide law firms where she gained experience in a broad range of practice areas including personal injury law, family law, wills and estates, property law and commercial law.
In June 2018, Bethany joined Paul Alvaro Lawyers working closely with the firm’s senior practitioners and expanding her knowledge of personal injury matters including public liability, motor vehicle claims and worker’s compensation. Having appeared in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts of South Australia as well as the South Australian Employment Tribunal, Bethany has a strong understanding of the legislation and Rules which govern these practice areas.
Bethany works closely with Paul Alvaro Lawyer’s Senior Counsel, Vanessa Piniotti as part of her day to day work as well as building her own practice in motor vehicle claims.
Recognition & Memberships
Bethany graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and Bachelor of Arts (Politics) double degree in 2013 and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 2014.
She is a member of the Law Society of South Australia.