Our Team

The Accessible Justice Project is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide and
LK. Our team consists of qualified lawyers who are completing their Master of Laws at the University. They are supervised by senior lawyers from LK.

This team share a passion and commitment to ensuring that all Australians have access to the legal support they need.

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Matt Simpson

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Matt Simpson, Managing Lawyer

Matt has extensive experience helping clients to resolve a variety of commercial disputes. He started his career as a teacher and has played a lead role with the Magistrates Court Legal Advice Service in South Australia for many years.

He is committed to ensuring that all Australians are able to access the legal assistance they need.

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Mark Giddings

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Mark Giddings, Managing Lawyer

Mark has extensive experience advising on a range of commercial disputes. He is committed to improving the pathway to justice for all members of our community.

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Rowan Tape

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Rowan Tape, Managing Lawyer

Rowan has extensive experience assisting clients to resolve a variety of commercial disputes. He is committed to doing what he can to improving access to justice for ordinary Australians.

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Emily Whenan

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Emily Whenan, Lawyer

Emily previously worked as a clerk at a small Adelaide law firm, where she gained experience in a variety of civil matters. As well as her law degree, she has an undergraduate degree in Science. Emily is passionate about human rights and social justice, and has volunteered with several community organisations.

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Elaine Marinas

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Elaine Marinas, Law Graduate

Elaine previously worked as an intern to the South Australian Disability Advocate. She is dedicated to improving access to justice at individual, community and systemic levels, and seeks to ensure that her understanding and experience of each informs her practice. Outside of her legal interests, Elaine is a passionate early childhood educator and loves engaging with artistic expression in all its forms.

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Isabella Quek

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Isabella Quek, Lawyer

Issy has always had a passion for social justice and she chose a career in the law hoping she could make a difference to individuals and the broader community. She is dedicated to her clients, ensuring their voices are heard and their experiences are respected. Outside of legal practice, Issy volunteers with an organisation that works to achieve the sustainable development goals in South Australia. She is particularly interested in the relationships between environmental sustainability, equality and human wellbeing.

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