Disability Law Queensland Team

Our Team has 25 years of combined law experience, including specialist qualifications in Applied Law in Succession (Wills & Estates), Family, Domestic Violence and Civil Law.

This experience has helped us assist thousands of clients over the past few years. At Disability Law Queensland, we believe in providing expert assistance, understanding legal service to people with disabilities and their families.

Meet our team

Amee Grattan

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.

Amee has also been appointed on the Queensland Law Society’s Health & Disability Law Committee and apart of the Women’s Lawyers Association Queensland.

Nicholas Ware

Advocacy Lawyer

Nicholas is a solicitor with over 8 years experience in a number of different areas of law including Criminal, Family, Domestic Violence, Child Protection and Civil Law working in Community Legal Centres as well as time in the Private Practices. Nicholas practiced included Salvos Legal Humanitarian, TASC, ATSILS and Knowmore Legal Service throughout Queensland.

Nicholas is a passionate advocate for some of the most vulnerable and marginalized in our communities including Rural, Regional and Remote, Indigenous, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities and for those with lived experience with disabilities and mental illness.

Nicholas is outcome focused, approachable, friendly and compassionate with his clients whilst also a strong advocate for them.

Nicholas has also been appointed on the Queensland Law Society’s Children’s Law Committee and apart of the Family Law Practitioners Association Queensland.

Raquel Pearce

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.   

Amandeep Kaur

Paralegal

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.