LLB, BA, RANR
Andrew Wright is a Partner at WK Lawyers who for the past two decades has specialized in compensation claims (including Veterans Affairs) as well as criminal matters and Industrial Disputes. Andrew is a current member of the Industrial Relations Committee for the Law Society of Australia. For the last three years (2017, 2018 & 2019) Andrew and WK Lawyers were both recognised for their work in employment law by being listed on the Doyles Best Lawyers Guide in Australia.
Having spent his former years as a Gunner in the Australian Regular Army, Andrew is still an active Reserve Legal Officer in the Royal Australian Navy and holds the rank of Lieutenant.
Andrew visits regional South Australia on a regular basis, appearing in the Coober Pedy Magistrates Court each court circuit. Additionally, Andrew and the team practice law in both Queensland and Tasmania. Aside from studying and practising law Andrew is a current Vice President of the Adelaide University Football Club and is a sponsor for the club. Additionally, Andrew is a sponsor for ‘Run For Your Life’ at Glenelg, a Member of Triathlon Australia and a committee member of the Human Rights Committee.
Roger is a senior lawyer at WK Lawyers with over 12 years’ experience in the area of Family Law.
Roger is experienced in dealing with a wide range of parenting disputes and arrangements for children, whether it be through negotiation, mediation or litigation.
Roger has successfully advised clients in a cost effective way to resolve outstanding matrimonial or de facto property matters, and has represented clients in negotiations or in Court when required.
As a father of two himself, Roger understands that Family Law is a sensitive topic that requires a caring approach especially when children are involved.
In Roger’s spare time, he enjoys hiking, supporting his local footy club and spending time with his family.
LLB(Hons), GDLP, BA
Elias has been working with WK Lawyers since 2013, initially as a paralegal assisting in workers compensation claims and later as a legal practitioner since his admission to the profession in 2014.
In practice Elias continues to deal with workers compensation claims, specialising in claims for hearing loss and is now also at the forefront of our wills and estates practice.
Elias has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree, Bachelor of International Studies degree, and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Adelaide. He is also a member of the Law Society of South Australia – Accident Compensation Committee.
Riley has made the big move from Brisbane to return to his home town in Whyalla and establish our rural office.
Riley enjoys the close client contact that is especially involved with criminal matters and employment law.
In his spare time, Riley enjoys reading a wide range of books as well as getting involved in outdoor sports with a keen interest in soccer.
BAppSci, BBus(Accounting), LLB, GDLP
Paul joined WK Lawyers in 2015. He practices predominantly in the areas of Family and Criminal Law, as well as assisting with Personal Injury and Industrial matters.
Along with studying law, Paul has had a successful career in IT, running a consultancy firm. Consequently, he can bring a wide range of experience and perspectives to any legal matter.
As well as volunteering at Westside Community Legal Service, Paul is a strong conservationist and is an avid cyclist and bushwalker.
Paul also consults at our Elizabeth Office.
Cassandra graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice / Bachelor of Arts. She is admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of South Australia and started with WK Lawyers in 2018.
Cassandra has participated as a volunteer in children’s programs in Australia, El Salvador and Guatemala. She looks forward to continuing her volunteer work, and has a special interest in how children access their rights to safety and education in third world countries.
In her free time, Cassandra enjoys Latin dancing, reading and traveling to places that are not known tourist destinations.
Ching practised in general areas of law for a number of years prior to joining the administration team at WK Lawyers. Ching speaks Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay languages and is keen in assisting new immigrants in their legal issues.
Ching is an avid traveler (she is more interested in trying out food from different countries, really) and will not pass up any opportunity to hang out with friendly canines!
Zoe joined the team at the beginning of 2018, having previous experience working in the legal industry, Zoe has now taken on the role as our new Practice Manager. Zoe manages the administration of the office as well as assisting our lawyers with various tasks.
In her spare time Zoe enjoys spending time with her partner and horses on their property, as well as eating out with friends.
Ngoc has various backgrounds working in Not-for-profit organizations, Hospitality industry, Accounting firms and Law firms. Ngoc is one of our administration staff who also assists with management accounting. Ngoc has a Bachelor in Business Administration(Accounting) and a Bachelor in International Hospitality Management. Ngoc can speak fluent Vietnamese.
Tiffany has worked at WK Lawyers since 2016 as our Accounts Officer for South Australia and Tasmania. Tiffany has worked as a Legal Accounts Officer for over 10 years giving her strong Trust Accounting experience. She has an Advanced Diploma of Accounting and has worked in various finance roles. Tiffany enjoys spending her personal time experiencing the Fine Dining available in Adelaide, or wherever she travels.
Taylor has been a part of the WK Lawyers team for 3 years. In that time Taylor has assisted the firm in all aspects of administration and the day to day running of the office. This year Taylor has transitioned into part time work as she furthers her studies.
Out of work Taylor enjoys travelling with her partner, often vising their home town of Mount Gambier, and spending time with her friends, family and beloved dog Indie.
Maureen has assisted with the general administration and dictation typing of the office for the last 7 years. Maureen enjoys assisting in the admin team and helping the solicitors where ever she can.
In her spare time Maureen enjoys playing recreational tennis and taking Italian lessons, as well as spending time with her grandchildren.
Innes assists in the finance department of the office, working with Tiffany to manage the day to day trust accounting and accounts payable/receivable.
Innes loves to spend time with his grandchildren and is often going on adventures with them.