Brianna Tapscott prides herself on honesty, dependability and trust, which has seen her become an asset to a broad range of clients.
She has degrees in both law and International Studies with a varied background that includes a role as a District Court Judges’ Associate, Paralegal work in commercial litigation in the UK as well as caring for the young and elderly in injury rehabilitation centres.
These experiences have given Brianna a rare ability to develop strong relationships with people from all backgrounds, and provide genuine empathy and understanding for every unique legal issue.
Brianna understands that the law, and seeing a lawyer, can be a daunting process but her approachability and commitment to the matter immediately sets clients at ease.
An approachable young practitioner, Brianna provides sound legal advice and is dedicated to achieving the best result possible.
She encourages clients to ask questions about their rights and entitlements, offering clear answers without the ‘legal jargon’.
Brianna builds relationships based on trust, transparency and reliability, which has brought her success both personally and professionally.
Brianna deals with the insurer throughout the injury claim process, taking the stress away from clients and allowing them to focus on their treatment and rehabilitation.
For Brianna, it is a privilege to represent war veterans in at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, to ensure that their pension entitlements are honoured.
Community service is important to Brianna, who is also passionate about providing pro bono legal services and being an advocate for those who don’t have a voice.
She also has an interest in defending people in the criminal courts.
- Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Flinders University of South Australia)
- Bachelor of International Studies (Flinders University of South Australia)
- Admitted to practice 2005
My Areas of Expertise
- Motor Vehicle Accident Injury
- Workers Compensation
- Public Liability
- Criminal Law
- Comcare and Commonwealth Employee Claims
- Defence Force Members, Veterans and Widow Claims
- Asbestos and Chemical Exposure Claims
My Professional Interests
- Member of the Law Society of South Australia
- Board Member, South Australian Amateur Football League (SAAFL)
Media & Blog Posts
Military Injuries - Permanent Impairment Claims
The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA) provides an entitlement to claim for compensation for permanent impairment with respect to both accepted service related physical and psychological injuries, writes Military Lawyer Brianna Tapscott.Read more
DART Military Compensation Claims - Where to Now?
TGB's Brianna Tapscott outlines how Defence Abuse Response Taskforce (DART) claims are likely to proceed in the post DART era.Read more
Report On Abuse In Defence
The Defence Abuse Response Taskforce has tabled two reports on abuse in Defence in Federal Parliament on 26 November 2014.Read more
Multiple Avenues to Defence Force Injury Compensation
TGB’s military compensation team is currently assisting many Australian Defence Force members across a number of areas of law.Read more
Report Into Abuse at HMAS Leeuwin Revealed
TGB's Brianna Tapscott says a report into abuse at HMAS Leeuwin, released by the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce (DART), confirms that recruits were failed by the Australian Defence Force.Read more