Disability Law Queensland Team

At Disability Law Queensland, we believe in providing expert assistance, understanding legal service to people with disabilities and their families. Our team has decades of combined law experience, helping us assist thousands of clients.

Meet our team

Steven Johnson

Legal Practice Director

Steven is an experienced Legal Practice Director with decades of experience.

Steven has degrees in Commerce and Law which assist him in his position as the responsible Legal Practitioner Director for the Disability Law Queensland.

He acts or has acted for international banks, building societies, property developers, resort operators and, just as importantly, literally thousands of everyday people as his clients.

Steven comes from a sporting background and represents many high-profile QLD Sporting Groups and identities, maintaining active involvement in many sports bodies, notably rugby league and surf lifesaving.  He is presently the chairman of the Arthur Beetson Foundation and the Western Corridor NRL Bid and the International Director of the Hawaiian Rugby League.

Paul Sayer


Paul holds degrees in Arts and Law from the University of Queensland and has practised as a solicitor since 1972.

Paul brings many years of experience in the field of litigation, insolvency and wills and estates.

Paul is a member of the Queensland Law Society’s Insolvency Committee and the Brisbane chapter of the Insolvency and Reconstruction Committee of the Business Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. He has been a member of the Supreme Court Library Committee’s Collection Sub-Committee since 1994 and was a member Supreme Court History Program Sub-Committee from 2002 to 2017.

Despite the grey hair, Paul is adamant that there is no truth in the rumour that he was actually present at some of the historical events that he writes about.

Simon Pattison


Simon is an experienced solicitor and has practiced as a partner in a medium-sized legal practice as well as operating extensively as a sole practitioner.

Simon is unusual in the sphere of Family Law as he is from a Commercial Law background.

As such he brings a realistic and solution-focused approach to Family Law matters. Simon is very approachable and happy to discuss any issues you may have in this area.

Gretta Lloyd

Legal Practice Manager

Gretta joins the team with vast experience in executive support and office manager roles in the legal, media and retail sectors. Gretta’s experience spans a vast array of areas including office management, administration, HR, marketing and payroll to support executive teams.

She has over 8 years of legal experience from Australia’s largest plaintiff law firms, and has worked in various positions that range from mailroom, through to State Manager Levels in which she oversaw Brisbane Business Service & Reception Departments for QLD & NT, Human Resources, external vendor management, external referral management, file costing and more.

Gretta also has knowledge and experience working in Superannuation & TPD Claims, Wills & Estates, Criminal, Family, WorkCover, Public Liability and Motor Vehicle Practice Areas.