Nakkie Le Roux
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It is Nakkie’s passion to assist injured people of all walks of life in obtaining positive outcomes in their personal injury claims.
Injuries of any kind can be very disruptive to a person’s life and it requires compassion, skill and experience to assist injured people in achieving a positive outcome in the shortest possible time, with the least possible expense and minimum stress. When dealing with clients Nakkie takes an honest and practical approach and establishes a clear mandate at the commencement of each matter.
Nakkie holds a Bachelor of Laws from South Africa (1992) and was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Africa in 1993. She practiced as a personal injury lawyer in South Africa until 2008, specialising in litigated motor vehicle accident claims with a focus on catastrophic head injuries and amputations. Nakkie furthered her Australian legal qualifications at Murdoch University and the College of Law in 2010 and 2011 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in September 2011.
Her expertise covers a broad range of personal injury claims, focusing on State and Federal workers’ compensation, motor vehicle accident claims and child sexual abuse claims.
Nakkie has made presentations to Road Trauma Support WA, CWU and psychologists from the Australian Psychological Society. Nakkie occasionally writes blogs for Tindall Gask Bentley and has written articles for the TWU, CFMEU and WAPU. She is a member of the Law Society WA’s Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Committee and a member of the Australian Lawyers’ Alliance WA Committee.
When Nakkie is not working on interesting cases she enjoys mountain biking, running, camping and fishing.
Nakkie Le Roux
- B Proc – Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa (South African legal qualification)
- Australian Legal Conversion – Murdoch University, WA
MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Workers’ Compensation
- Motor vehicle accident
- Public liability
- Criminal injuries compensation
- Institutional abuse claims
MY PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
- Member of the Law Society, SA and WA
- Member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance
- Member of the Law Society WA’s Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Committee
- Member of the Australian Lawyers’ Alliance WA Committee
Media & Blog Posts
There’s so much to consider when you have been injured at work – and not all of it is simple and straight-forward. If liability for your claim has been accepted, you will receive a Form 36 Notice from your employer or the insurer approximately 26 weeks before the Termination Day. The Termination Day is the date by which...Read more
Being an injured worker is incredibly frustrating. Pain, boredom, stress and, in many cases, a drop in self-worth are common. Returning to work while partially incapacitated can certainly be degrading: you might be asked to do work that is much less active or stimulating than you’re used to doing, or you might be given tasks...Read more