Evelyn Garnett

Evelyn Garnett


Evelyn Garnett, Partner & Practice Group Leader, Wollongong

Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law

Evelyn Garnett is a personal injury lawyer with over 20 years’ experience successfully securing compensation for plaintiffs in all areas of personal injury law including work injury, motor vehicle, public liability, medical negligence and abuse matters.

Evelyn is a compassionate and hardworking lawyer, with a down to earth and friendly approach.

Evelyn is committed to providing an efficient service of the highest professional standard and has a long track record of securing excellent results for claimants.

She has also advocated for transparency in the calculation of paybacks to the NDIA from compensation settlements for NDIS supports received by disabled claimants.

Evelyn has practised personal injury law in practices in Sydney, Wollongong, Bowral and Narellan, servicing plaintiffs in the Illawarra, the Shoalhaven, the Southern Highlands, Wollondilly, Macarthur, Sydney, Dubbo and beyond and gaining valuable insights into personal injury practice at small, medium and large firms.

She remains steadfast in her commitment to obtain highest quality outcomes and providing excellent client service whilst ensuring fair and reasonable legal costs.

Evelyn enjoys mentoring junior lawyers and values safe work practices and flexibility.

Evelyn is an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law. To be an Accredited Specialist, a practitioner must pass a structured assessment process which requires the individual to draw on their existing knowledge and skills to demonstrate their competency and expertise in their chosen area of law.  Specialist Accreditation helps the general public and profession identify solicitors who have demonstrated expertise in a particular area of law.

Evelyn is a member of the Law Society of NSW, the Injury Compensation Committee and the Wollongong & District Law Society. Evelyn is an IRO Approved Lawyer.


Specialist – Personal Injury Law

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