We are proud to be an important part of the system that enables WorkSafe to protect workers and to support Victorians who are injured at work. We do not act for plaintiffs, but our role in the process is equally valuable being part of the checks and balances that ensure access to justice and fairness. We make sure that genuinely injured people get the right amount of compensation without undue delay. so that the system can function for all Victorian workers.
Unlike a firm that acts for plaintiffs, we take our instructions from WorkSafe’s team of specialist lawyers, so IDP Lawyers’ technical expertise has to be top notch. We brief counsel late in the process, so are required to provide the highest level of advice, often to demanding time frames set out under statute.
Our work falls into three practice areas