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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal of Brydens Lawyers

ACCREDITED PERSONAL INJURY SPECIALIST

From humble beginnings Lee began his career at Brydens Lawyers in 1988 after graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws degree. Under the mentor ship and guidance of the founder of Brydens Lawyers, Mr Ian Bryden, Lee committed himself to the provision of the best possible legal advice and representation those clients in their pursuit of justice, fair compensation and the right outcome. Lee was made a Partner of Brydens Lawyers in 1994 and assumed the role of Principal in 2012 and continues to lead and grow the firm ensuring the highest level of professional service at all times to all clients.

During the course of his career Lee has been appointed an Arbitrator of the District Court of New South Wales and also represented the legal profession on the Injuries Advisory Committee of the Law Society for a number of years. Lee is recognised within the legal profession by his peers as a leading expert in the area of personal injury litigation.

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BUSINESS CORE VALUES

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INTEGRITY

Be true to your role as advocate for those who seek your assistance, counsel and
advice.

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PASSION

We are committed to be the best that we
can be, passionate about the work that we
do and strive for the outcomes that best
serve our client’s interests.

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RESPECT

For all that we are and all that we do. Respect for the honourable position that we hold. Respect for the law. Respect for those with whom we work. Respect for those for whom we act.

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VISION STATEMENT

To be the most professional, honest and
committed law firm providing expert legal
advice and representation and who gives
voice as advocates for those in need and
who cannot speak for themselves.

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MISSION STATEMENT

To ensure that every day in every way we
strive to do our best as members of the
legal profession in the administration of
justice and the interests of our clients.

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Vicki Lajch

General Manager
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Ashleigh Fitzgerald

Chief Financial Officer
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Natalie Dadisho

Senior Associate
Practice Manager – Family Law Division

Can speak :English, Assyrian

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Wes Ranson

Senior Associate
Practice Manager – Common Law Division

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Angelica Villar

Associate
Practice Leader- Common Law Division

Can speak :English, Spanish

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Celeste Revell

Associate
Practice Manager – Conveyancing Division
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John Matthews

Associate
Practice Manager – Workers Compensation Division

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Larissa Atkinson

Associate
Practice Manager – Medical Negligence Division

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Tanya To

Associate
Practice Leader – Common Law Division

Can speak :English, Vietnamese

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Omar Khan

Lawyer
Practice Manager – Commercial Law Division

Can speak :English, Hindi and Urdu

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William Del Din

Lawyer
Practice Manager – Criminal Law Division
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Amanda Azzinnaro

Associate
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Paul Creed

Associate

Can speak :English, Japanese

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Stephen Cahill

Associate

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Ashli Joudo

Associate

 

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Ah Hae Woo

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Korean

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David Le

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Vietnamese

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Desmond Mourdhuj

Lawyer
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George Azzi

Lawyer

Can speak :English and Arabic

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Guy Tse

Lawyer 

Can speak: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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Isabel Suleau

Lawyer

 

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Julianne Lim

Lawyer
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Kristina Cruz

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Tagalog

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Kyara Hagipantelis

Lawyer
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Lasa Sun

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Mandarin, Cantonese

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Michael Dababneh

Lawyer

 

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Musstafa Al-Khafaji

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Arabic

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Natalia Dasic

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Serbian

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Nicole Jirathammakul

Lawyer

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Rashidah Samaan

Lawyer

 

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Roy Hanna

Lawyer

 

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Sandra Aziz

Lawyer

 

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Sarah Bell Bagguley

Lawyer

 

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Samantha Edgecombe

Lawyer

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Silva Ishac

Lawyer

Can speak :English, Assyrian, Arabic

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Tiarnne Brown

Lawyer

 

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Thi Nguyen

Lawyer

Corporate Services

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Vicki Lajch

General Manager
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Ashleigh Fitzgerald

Chief Financial Officer
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Kim Young

WP & IT Manager

Corporate Services

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Brittany Taylor

Senior Marketing Executive

Corporate Services

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Henry Zhang

Specialised Business Development Manager

Corporate Services

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Jessica Xie

Accounts Clerk

Corporate Services

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Liam Roach

Corporate Partnerships and Business Development Manager

Corporate Services

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Louise Titterton

Executive Assistant to Principal and General Manager
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Lynn Franklin

Enquiry Coordinator

Corporate Services

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Renee Willemse

Head of Graphic Design and Brand Artistry
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Shen Kasayan

Corporate Accountant

Corporate Services

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Vicki Lajch

General Manager
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Ashleigh Fitzgerald

Chief Financial Officer
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Kim Young

WP & IT Manager
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Brittany Taylor

Senior Marketing Executive

Corporate Services

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Henry Zhang

Specialised Business Development Manager
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Jessica Xie

Accounts Clerk
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Liam Roach

Corporate Partnerships and Business Development Manager
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Louise Titterton

Executive Assistant to Principal and General Manager
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Lynn Franklin

Enquiry Coordinator
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Renee Willemse

Head of Graphic Design
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Shen Kasayan

Corporate Accountant
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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Celeste Revell

Associate
Practice Manager – Conveyancing Division

Conveyancing

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Lasa Sun

Lawyer

Conveyancing
Can speak :English, Mandarin, Cantonese

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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William Del Din

Lawyer
Practice Manager – Criminal Law Division
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Julianne Lim

Lawyer

Criminal Law

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Natalie Dadisho

Senior Associate
Practice Manager – Family Law Division

Family Law, Wills & Estates
Can speak :English, Assyrian

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Amanda Azzinnaro

Associate

Family Law, Wills & Estates

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Kyara Hagipantelis

Lawyer

Family Law

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Nicole Jirathammakul

Lawyer

 

Family Law, Wills & Estates

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Tiarnne Brown

Lawyer

 

Family Law, Wills & Estates

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Omar Khan

Lawyer
Practice Manager

Commercial Law

Can speak :English, Hindi and Urdu

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Desmond Mourdhuj

Lawyer
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George Azzi

Lawyer

Can speak :English and Arabic

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Roy Hanna

Lawyer

Commercial Law

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Ashli Joudo

Associate

TPD, Superannuation, Life Insurance Claims

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Isabel Suleau

Lawyer

 

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Ah Hae Woo

Lawyer

TPD, Superannuation, Life Insurance Claims
Can speak : English, Korean

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Wes Ranson

Senior Associate
Practice Manager – Common Law Division

Personal Injury

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Angelica Villar

Associate
Practice Leader 
– Common Law Division

Personal Injury
Can speak: English, Spanish

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Stephen Cahill

Associate
 

Personal Injury

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Tanya To

Associate
Practice Leader – Common Law Division

Personal Injury
Can speak: English, Vietnamese

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Paul Creed

Associate

Public Liability, Criminal Law, Medical Negligence 
Can speak: English, Japanese

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Guy Tse

Lawyer
 

Personal Injury
Can speak: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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David Le

Lawyer
 

Personal Injury
Can speak: English, Vietnamese

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Kristina Cruz

Lawyer

Personal Injury
Can speak :English, Tagalog

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Michael Dababneh

Lawyer

Personal Injury

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Musstafa Al-Khafaji

Lawyer

Personal Injury
Can speak: English, Arabic

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Natalia Dasic

Lawyer

Personal Injury
Can speak :English, Serbian

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Samantha Edgecombe

Lawyer

Personal Injury

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Sandra Aziz

Lawyer

Personal Injury

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Larissa Atkinson

Associate
Practice Group Manager – Medical Negligence Division

Medical Negligence

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Rashidah Samaan

Lawyer

Medical Negligence

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Thi Nguyen

Lawyer

Medical Negligence

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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John Matthews

Associate
Practice Manager – Workers Compensation Division

Workers Compensation

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Sarah Bell Bagguley

Lawyer

 

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Silva Ishac

Lawyer

Workers Compensation, Comcare
Can speak :English, Assyrian, Arabic

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Natalie Dadisho

Senior Associate
Practice Manager – Family Law Division

Family Law, Wills & Estates
Can speak :English, Assyrian

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Amanda Azzinnaro

Associate

Family Law, Wills, Estates

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Nicole Jirathammakul

Lawyer

Family Law, Wills & Estates

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Tiarnne Brown

Lawyer

 

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Kyara Hagipantelis

Lawyer

Family Law, Wills & Estates

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Lee Hagipantelis

Principal
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Lasa Sun

Lawyer

Constitutional and Administrative Law, Commercial and Property Law, Employment Law, Immigration Law
Can speak :English, Mandarin, Cantonese

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Brydens Lawyers were the only people to stand by me offering support and encouragement to get me through my injury. I have been a client since 2016, and the service has been amazing throughout both of my cases. Without Brydens Lawyers I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere near the results that were achieved. I can’t thank them enough.

Sue from Carlingford, a client of our Common Law division

From start to finish, Brydens Lawyers made the conveyancing process so easy! I couldn’t be happier with the service provided- I would definitely recommend them to anyone in need of legal assistance.

Alex Twal of the Wests Tigers

Brydens Lawyers were the only people to stand by me offering support and encouragement to get me through my injury. I have been a client since 2016, and the service has been amazing throughout both of my cases. Without Brydens Lawyers I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere near the results that were achieved. I can’t thank them enough.

Sue from Sydney, a client of our Workers Compensation division

I couldn’t be happier with the Family law team at Bryden Lawyers. I dealt with Natalie and Amanda who were both professional and knowledgeable in my case which ran for 2 years. Overall, I was impressed with the way they guided me in that time, and I felt I could make accurate decisions clearly on their advice. This helped achieve a good outcome to the case and in the end, I considered the cost to be very reasonable for the amount of time that was spent on the matter

Brenden, a client of our Family Law division

Losing a parent at any time is a sad and stressful time for a family. Our dealings with Natalie made things that bit easier. Natalie’s professionalism and patience made things seamless and that bit easier after Mum’s sudden passing. My siblings and I would recommend Brydens Lawyers

Paul Sironen of the NRL

In January I lost my license for 6 months due to a medical condition. I got in contact with Avinash Singh from Brydens Lawyers, straight away Avinash put me at ease. Within a week my license was renewed, and I was able to drive again. I was so impressed with the dealings I had with Avinash and Brydens Lawyers, I wouldn’t hesitate to use them again or recommend them to my family of friends.

Andrew Johns of the NRL

Unbelievable, I’m very happy with my TPD result. Honestly Lee and the team at Brydens Lawyers treat you like family. All my family and friends have had miracle results with Brydens.

Fred from Sydney

Omar Khan of Brydens Lawyers resolved everything quickly and looked out for my interests every step of the way. I’m very satisfied with how things played out and will definitely be contacting them if I need help again.

Paul M, a client of our Commercial division

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