Our Team has 25 years of combined law experience, including specialist qualifications in Applied Law in Succession (Wills & Estates).
This experience has helped us assist thousands of clients over the past few years. At Disability Law Queensland, we believe in providing accessible, understanding legal service to people with disabilities and their families.
Meet our team
Legal Practitioner | Director
Amee is a solicitor with over a decade of experience working multiple roles in Wills and Estates, including running her own firm for several years. Earlier in her career, she worked at the Official Solicitor to the Public Trustee for Queensland and prides herself on her ties to the succession law community in Brisbane. Always improving her skills and accreditations, she recently completed a Masters in Applied Law.
Amee is devoted to empowering marginalised and vulnerable people. She advocates for those with disabilities, their families within the community and their rights for justice.
Working closely with her clients, Amee makes it her business to understand the unique challenges each person faces. This enables her to provide realistic, sensitive and best-practice advice to all problems.
In 2020 Amee was the finalist and the winner of the Greater Brisbane Women In Business Awards for the 2020 Community Dedication and Social Justice Award for her commitment to assisting people with disabilities and the community with their legal matters and raising community awareness.
Amee was also nominated in the Lawyers Weekly – Women in Law 2020 Awards recognising her outstanding contribution to influencing the Australian legal profession. Amee is a strong advocate for those with disabilities, their families within the community and their rights for justice.
Vanessa is a solicitor with 14 years’ experience across criminal law, corporate and commercial, and legal policy. Commencing her career with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions fostered her interest in achieving just and equitable outcomes, as well as observing first-hand the need for critical systemic changes for the treatment of marginalised and vulnerable people.
As a senior policy solicitor at the Queensland Law Society, Vanessa worked with specialist lawyers, the Judiciary, and key divisions of the Queensland and Australian Governments identifying issues and recommending legislative reforms to assist the community on a range of issues across the health and disability, human rights, elder law and succession sectors.
With particular interests in advocacy, disability discrimination, and systemic improvement, Vanessa is dedicated to working with clients seeking recognition and equality before the law.
Office Manager | PA to Amee Grattan
Raquel is Disability Law Queensland’s Legal Secretary and Office Manager. Raquel has substantial experience supporting senior professionals in the accounting and legal sphere. Raquel has graduated with a Diploma in Legal Services, Diploma in Criminal Justice Services and a Certified Justice of the Peace(QUAL). Not only is Raquel dedicated to her work but she is extremely generous with her time and knowledge.
Having spent over a year assisting in a Community Legal Service, Raquel has experience helping people in challenging circumstances. She is passionate about providing service and supporting people with disabilities and their families.
Cassandra is Disability Law Queensland’s Legal Administration Officer and currently studying Diploma of Legal Services. Cassandra has an extensive range of 10-years’ experience in administration and client service focused.
Cassandra is passionate about assisting the community and supporting those in challenging circumstances and values integrity and enjoys spending time to ensure her research and referral guidance is accurate and efficient.
Amandeep is currently studying at QUT Bachelor of Laws (Honours). Amandeep has been volunteering with Disability Law Queensland since February 2020 and now is part of our team.
Amandeep has a passion and enthusiasm for Advocacy and helping vulnerable people with disabilities, families and service providers.
Amandeep is developing her skills working with Disability Law Queensland to broaden her knowledge into legal advocacy further within the community.