Personal Injury, Accidents in Public, Transport Accidents, Comcare, Military Compensation, Seacare, Sexual and Institutional Abuse
Angela began with us in 1982, has been a partner since 1992 and is one of the most respected lawyers in her field.
Angela practises in the personal injuries area and has been a Personal Injuries Accredited Specialist since the scheme was introduced in 1993. Angela was elected to the Law Institute of Victoria Council in 2013. She has been a member of the Law Institute Personal Injuries Specialisation Committee since 2001 and was Chair of that Committee between 2007 and 2012.
Angela was a founding member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (formerly Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association) and has been on both the Victorian and National Councils. She was the first Victorian President of APLA. She was also a member of the Comcare Liaison Committee from 2005 to 2010.
Angela has a special interest in Institutional Abuse and has been a passionate advocate for the rights of children abused in care. She is regarded as a leading expert in this area and has been instrumental in developing a settlement protocol in claims involving the State of Victoria and other non-Government organisations. Angela has also pursued claims for victims of childhood abuse under the Redress Schemes in Tasmania, Western Australia, Queensland and Ireland. Hear Angela Sdrinis' interview by Sue Taffe for the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants Oral History Project on the National Library of Australia website by clicking here.
Her interest in institutional abuse has also made her an acknowledged authority on abuse within the Australian Defence Forces. Angela practices extensively in the military compensation arena with a special interest in military sexual abuse claims.
Angela is a founding member of the Commission of Inquiry Now (COIN) which was instrumental in pressuring the Victorian Government to set up an inquiry into the handling of child sex abuse allegations by churches and non-government organisations. RCT provides office space and administrative support to COIN staff on a pro bono basis.
As well as acting for child migrants who reside in Australia and the UK, Angela is currently pursuing claims for members of the Stolen Generation.« Back to Our Team