Daniela is a Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law. She was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of NSW in 1998 and subsequently the High Court of Australia.
Daniela commenced her career at the Crown Solicitor's office where she worked for Government bodies like the Department of Corrective Services, the Department of Education, the NSW Police Service and the RTA. Since her move to private practice Daniela ensures that her clients have their rights met under the motor accident legislation. Daniela has represented clients in their motor accident, public liability, probate, family law, defective products and defective buildings matters.
In 2001, Daniela joined Dibbs Abbott Stillman Lawyers (formerly Dibbs Barker Gosling and Dibbs Barker) where she represented a number of licensed insurers including Allianz, CIC, FAI, CGU and self-insured clients like State Rail. Her focus was on litigated matters with complex medical and liability issues. This work required her to deal with multiple defendants and dual insurance issues. Working in conjunction with the commercial group, she advised corporate clients and insurers on policy wordings, director's liabilities and insurance coverage.
As an accredited specialist in Personal Injury, experienced in motor accident litigation she appeared in the Supreme Court unrepresented, for the insurer before Master Malpass in the matter of Akhrass -v- Allianz & Anor, where the Supreme Court handed down the first decision involving the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999.
In 2007, she established DanLegal. Her goal is to ensure that she has a thorough understanding of the varying needs and priorities of her clients, whilst helping them to achieve the best possible outcomes.