Howard Gouldthorpe

Howard Gouldthorpe

Special Counsel

+61 3 9602 8421

Howard joined IDP Lawyers on our opening day in 2014. Howard draws on more than three decades of specialist practice in personal injury law, acting mainly for defendants in transport and accident compensation cases. Howard has held roles as Senior Legal Counsel, Associate Legal Counsel and partner, having previously worked with the Victorian WorkCover Authority, the Transport Accident Commission and a number of law firms. At IDP, in his role as Special Counsel he coordinates the Ballarat Supreme and County Courts circuits. Admitted to professional practice in 1978, Howard is valued for his long experience, deep knowledge and first-rate negotiation skills. He was once a competitive swimmer and you’ll still finding him doing laps of the pool or enjoying a football match as a member of both the Melbourne Football Club and the MCC.


Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law
Bachelor of Jurisprudence
Bachelor of Laws