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If You Have Been Hurt in an Accident or Work,
We Can Help You.

Engage Our Team of Expert Injury Lawyers Who Can Maximise Your
Compensation backed by a 98% Success Rate.

Why Choose Our Law Firm?

  • Immediate assessment of your claim
  • No upfront costs
  • Genuine Personalised Service
  • Lower Fees, Better Outcome
  • We do home and hospital visits

Sean Delpopolo

Managing Director

Sean Delpopolo has been recognised in prestigious Doyle’s Guide for his excellence in handling in the following lititgation categories in Queensland.

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    How We Can Help You

    East Coast Lawyers specialise in all types of litigation claims. We have offices in
    Gold Coast, Brisbane, Logan, Beenleigh and Cairns.

    Accident Compensation

    Total and Permanent Disability Claims

    Public Liability QLD

    Car Accident in QLD?

    WorkCover QLD Claim

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    We handle all negotiations with the insurance company on your behalf.



    Your settlement funds are paid to you as soon as they are received.

    Our Team of Senior Lawyers

    Sean Delpopolo

    Managing Director

    Helen Ashton


    Barry McGee

    Special Counsel

    Nickelle Morris

    Special Counsel

    Sean Delpopolo has been protecting the legal interests of plaintiffs for over 20 years in Queensland, including areas such as Brisbane, Gold Coast, Mackay, Cairns and Townsville.

    He is an accredited specialist, an expert in his field and experienced in both plaintiff litigation and insurance defence. Sean has been voted by his peers as one of the best work, motor vehicle and public liability litigation lawyers in Queensland as recognised in the Doyle’s Guide.

    Fortunately, he has decided to use his skills and expertise to help out ‘the little guy.’

    Sean is a fearless advocate for people intimidated and pushed around by insurance companies who deny them the legal entitlements they deserve. He is also different from the rest of the lawyers you may have already met because he takes on difficult cases, and wins:

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    As a father with two beautiful girls, Sean understands your situation and your need to protect your legal interests for yourself and your family.

    With Sean, you will always get easy to understand, realistic and in-depth legal advice about your claim. Clients trust him because he has built a dependable reputation as a legal professional by working in some of the largest law firms in Queensland.

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    Helen Ashton is an experienced and skilled lawyer who fights every day to achieve what is right for her clients.

    An accredited specialist, having been awarded the highest achiever award for the course in 2015, Helen has a high level of knowledge and technical expertise.

    Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2001, Helen has extensive experience in running all types of claims.

    Helen has a friendly and approachable personality and strives to ensure that her clients are kept well informed and are provided with quality and practical legal advice.

    As a mother of three young children, Helen understands the impact events can have on a family unit and works proactively to achieve the right result for her clients in the shortest possible timeframe.

    Helen has the ability and the experience to assist clients’ with a wide variety of claims, including claims with a high level of complexity and those that have had catastrophic consequences.

    Barry has always loved a spirited debate, and, with over 20 years specialising exclusively in litigation, his passion, skill, and ability to assist his clients is well known throughout the Queensland profession.

    Barry’s legal career began in his native Scotland, where he qualified as a Solicitor in 1998. Upon qualifying, he worked for a boutique practice, and then a top-tier national firm, representing a number of different insurers across a variety of industries. With years of working for insurers under his belt, Barry is able to see matters through the eyes of his legal opponents. Forewarned is forearmed, as they say!

    He was admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2007. In Australia, he commenced working for a large national firm, where he spent 15 years. He was made a Partner of the firm in 2011 and spent 11 years as the firm’s dedicated in-house Special Counsel. As Special Counsel, Barry provided expert advocacy and strategical advice and assistance to the qualified lawyers and clients of the firm alike.

    Barry has significant and extensive experience across a wide variety of claims. He is compassionate, personable and straightforward, with a keen sense of what is fair and just, and a reputation for not settling for anything less than his client deserves.

    Outside of work he enjoys surfing, the outdoors, music and spending time with his wife and 3 young children.

    Nickelle has been practising exclusively in compensation litigation for over 20 years.  She has extensive experience in catastrophic claims, traumatic brain damage and fatalities across all practice areas.

    Nickelle prides herself on being a technical, yet practical and compassionate lawyer.  Nickelle takes her time to understand her client’s situations and to ensure that they have an understanding of their rights and entitlements.  Nickelle is a tenacious and passionate advocate for her clients and is dedicated in being proactive in ensuring rehabilitation needs are met and achieving the best outcome for clients.

    Nickelle was a finalist in the Special Counsel of the Year for Australian Law Awards in 2019.

    Outside of work, Nickelle is a mother of two children and is a member on a number of committees both within the legal industry and community.

    Client Reviews

    East Coast lawyers were professional, with lots of grace, strength and likeabilty. I have complete trust in their ability to handle my families unfortunate situation.

    Janet M

    Sean is an amazing lawyer. He achieved everything he said he would for me. I’m extremely grateful to Sean and his team.

    Maria Heap

    I have been client of East Coast Lawyers for two years. They are very helpful and I would recommend them to others.They are very professional at there job.

    Michelle T., Gold Coast, QLD

    I have been consulting with East Coast Lawyers since May last year and I am highly impressed with their service. They have dealt with my case in a thorough, timely and friendly manner and I am unable to fault them for their dedication, interest and communication. I would not hesitate to work with them again in the future and I would recommend them to anyone requiring their service.

    Sally. M

    I have been dealing with East Coast Lawyers since July last year and found them to be friendly, have clear communications each step of the way and available for when i have called or randomly popped into their office.

    Kim S., Gold Coast, Queensland

    East Coast Lawyers were very professional. Helen was handling my case and I couldn’t speak highly enough of her. She gave sound advice with realistic expectations and fought hard to exceed them. Helen kept in regular contact throughout handling my case with any updates, she has great communication skills which helped me to understand the process and what to expect.
    It’s a team effort to achieve what East Coast Lawyers did for me, id like to not only thank Helen Ashton but Emma Hercules (Helens assistant) also Matthew Holmes (Barrister)
    100% would recommend.

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    I would not hesitate to highly recommend East Coast Lawyers.
    It is always a very stressful time when you are looking for someone to represent you in a legal claim – but from the very first meeting with Helen Ashton we were very comfortable that our case would be in good hands.
    We found Helen and her assistant Emma to always be very professional, extremely efficient with an empathetic human touch.
    Helen’s wealth of knowledge and experience proved to be invaluable in achieving an outcome beyond our expectations.
    We would also like to extend a special thank you to Helen and all the team at East Coast Lawyers for going ‘above and beyond’.
    Thank you for all your help – couldn’t have done it without you.

    Erika Kaponay

    I would like to thank East Coast Lawyers for all there had work and Professionalism during my claim.
    They were always in contact with me and made the whole process easy. Would highly recommend

    Chris Wild

    I would like to thank Helen and her team at East Coast Lawyers. They were always professional, understanding and great listeners, during my claim. I would highly recommend them when you need to make a claim.

    Jenny Foxwell

    Sean and his team were Amazing !!
    I couldn’t be more thankful
    Definetly Recommend to everyone

    Hannah Burnett

    A big thank you to Sean and his team at East Coast Lawyers.
    I have known Sean for some time now during which he and his team have been more than helpful in assisting me with my legal needs.
    Sean and his team have kept me up to date every step of the way offering support and advise in a friendly professional manner.
    I would highly recommend Sean and his team to anyone looking for a professional and motivated firm.Thanks again team.

    Jason Duignan

    Katherine and several of the team at East Coast Lawyers managed to obtain maximum claim outcomes in 3 consecutive TPD claims on separate Superannuation Funds after my husband was severely effected after suffering a stroke. The successful claims have made a world of difference to our young family and the financial stress we were otherwise facing. I can’t thank them enough. They were efficient and professional to deal with and made the process very easy. I highly recommend their services.

    Taryn Boxer

    East Coast Lawyers – especially solicitor Tina Davis and her assistant Leanne May – were extremely helpful in achieving a successful settlement on a legal claim. It was super convenient to be able to meet with Tina in their Beenleigh offices rather than having to travel to Brisbane City or Gold Coast.
    Their professional and caring approach made an otherwise stressful and daunting process into one that was relatively simple and straightforward for me.
    Thanks team for seeing me though this claim.

    Suzi Nwoye

    Sean and his team exceeded my expectations. The support that they give is first class. The down to earth and calming nature of this team were what kept my spirits up through a difficult time. Very happy with the outcome and would highly recommend to all. Once again thank you 😃

    Amy Macdonald

    My experience with East Coast Lawyers has been amazing. I was at a point in my life where I had all but given up on knowing what I needed to do next following a workplace accident. Tina and her team explained in detail what I was required to do so they could help me get my life back together. Each step of the way I was given help and support which I could not have gotten through without.I can not recommend them highly enough and know anyone else that uses them will be delighted with the service that East Coast Lawyers provide.


    Rhonda Newman

    Our experience with East Coast Lawyers was nothing short of impeccable, they are an integral firm that puts their clients’ needs first, showing true compassion and understanding of each individuals needs based on their unique case. When looking for a firm that aims for the highest standards and a fair outcome for their clients, you have come to the right place. You will receive good sound advice that then sees the best way forward to securing a good future, taking into account future needs for individual. We would not hesitate in recommending this firm for anyone that is wanting to avoid inflated promises, but that is looking for a firm that practises integrity right to the very end.

    Mark Pateman

    I had a successful settlement on motor vehicle accident claim this year. Very professional service. I would have no hesitation in using their service again and highly recommending to anyone.

    Simon Macpherson

    I have worked with East Coast Lawyers on a professional level and all I can say they are the best in what they do! They are meticulous and always fight for their clients till the end!

    Kerry Lunn, Varsity Lakes, QLD

    So impressed with East Coast, from the initial meeting to Tina Veivers taking over my claim everything was professional and no question was a bother.

    Tina was a very supportive through a lengthy process with a positive outcome. Everyone I came in contact with was professional, knowledgable and approachable.

    I would highly recommend Tina and East Coast Lawyers for any claim.


    Lou-Ann Field

    Tina Veivers and her team at East Coast Lawyers have been a great help and support in handling my damage claim. Without her assistance and professionnalisme, I would’ve ended up with nothing and would have left me in serious financial trouble. The outcome of my case was very positive and left me with financial security for the future and helped me find closure. I am forever grateful for their service!

    Jaynie Masters

    Fantastic customer service, solicitor Tina Davis and her assistant Leanne May kept me informed every step of the way and achieved a great result. They come highly recommended from me.

    Daniel Begley

    The team at East Coast Lawyers provided me with a professional, personalised and friendly service. Sean, Katherine, Cassandra and the team made a very difficult time in my life a lot less stressful by handling my workplace and motor vehicle claim meticulously, ensuring the best possible outcome for me. I had a very successful result and was extremely pleased with their professionalism and care. They definetly went above and beyond, I highly recommend the team at East Coast Lawyers.

    Thank you again for all of your hard work!

    Grace Robinson

    Couldn’t ask for a better team to help me through a tough time along with being very proficient in their communication they were extremely understanding, empathetic and caring. Very appreciative of the work they did for me.

    Alicia Manson

    Great customer service, very helpful in such a stressful time and knew I could count on them to be looked after felt very comfortable in their hands!

    Keely Manson

    I was happy to find a great lawyer Tina Veivers from east coast lawyers. She made my case go smoothly for me to recive a excellent out come. Thanks

    Joshua Stevens

    I would highly recommend East Coast Lawyers to anyone requiring assistance with any claims.

    I stumbled across them by accident.

    I was looking for another company, big name, tv adverts and all the bells.

    But I thank the stars I did stumble.

    From the time I walked in the door, I was made feel very comfortable.

    Tina Veivers took my case. She explained everything to my wife and I in a way we could understand quite easily. No pressure to sign. But the way we were treated right from the start made the decision easy.

    Tina and her offsider, Desrae Eichmann, both lovely people, kept me informed and up to date the whole way through the process.

    Any appointments with specialists or other doctors were made for me, It wasn’t left for me to do. I was notified as soon as these were made.

    They made the whole experience very easy and calm for my wife and I, as know this could have been a very scary and stressful experience.

    I was also very happy with the outcome that was achieved.

    They explained that I might have been able to achieve a little higher, but then again, I might not have. If I had, it would have taken a lot longer and a lot more money. The process to achieve that would have eaten up the extra any way.

    So that to me, showed they had my interest in mind and not their bank account.

    This recommendation might be seen as my way of thanking East Coast Lawyers, especially Tina Vievers and Desrae Eichmann for their kind and friendly way they guided me through what could have been a very stressful and scary process. Instead, they made it tolerable. Thank you!

    So anyone out there seeking the best, in my opinion, you can’t go past East Coast Lawyers.

    Sincerely, Matt Deves.

    Matt Deves

    Just received settlement from a workplace claim. Not a fast process but East Coast Lawyers explained everything clearly along the way and got me a good payout. Thanks Guys

    Douglas Gregory

    Very happy with the professionalism and care I received from Tina and her team. They turned a stressful process into a seamless one for me and I’d recommend them to anyone who’s considering making a claim.

    Maryanne Peach

    East Coast Lawyers have a strong team of quality specialists who are fantastic to deal with and provide an unsurpassed level of professional, yet personal service. I highly recommend them.

    Lynda Coulson

    Big thank you to the team for all there help.

    Mike Davidson

    I had a great experience with East Coast Lawyers Robina. Tina and her team were amazing and kept me in the loop the whole way through all the low’s too. They were direct and upfront, and did their best to achieve the best outcome. Highly recommend this firm.

    Menno Van Kampen

    Extremely happy with my experience with East Coast Lawyers and Tina. They give you the facts, are great with communication and are caring. They turned a horrible situation into a great outcome and I’m so happy I was recommended them.

    Laura Gill

    I am very grateful for Barry and his team at East Coast Robina for their help during what was a very stressful time. I felt supported, informed and understood throughout the entire process. Could not recommend Barry’s expertise more. Thank-you again!

    Sarah Howard

    Thanks to Tina and Carol for all their help and professionalism during a very stressful time in my life. They achieved a great result and I would recommend them highly.

    Brian Beaufort

    Great staff who stood by me and reached a great outcome thanks Helen and Emma

    Tony McGee

    Such friendly and knowledgeable people, who made me feel comfortable during a stressful time. Without your expertise I wouldn’t have obtained a good result for my complex aggravation. Thanks especially to Tina.

    Isabel Long

    Very professional and supportive from start to finish! Very happy with the outcome and appreciate all their help along the way. They do all they can to ensure the client is taken care of. Thank you.

    Melissa Gordon

    Tina and her team of assistants at East Coast Lawyers (Robina) were professional all the way. Helpful, efficient, thorough and understanding. Thank you.

    J Polera

    Huge thanks to Helen Ashton and her friendly staff from East Coast Lawyers in Robina. I was recommended to use Helens services and cannot speak highly enough of the professional service they all provide. From the initial consultation where the entire process was explained (in terms I could clearly understand) right through to an extremely favourable outcome, the process was absolutely seamless. Helen took care of the entire process and kept me updated. Thanks to East Coast Lawyers

    Dianne Tucker

    I am very pleased with the legal services Tina and her team provided. They handled my matter in a professional and caring way. From my first contact I found them experienced, responsive, knowledgable and honest. Tina understood the significance and hardships of my situation and went above and beyond for me and my family. The fees were also more than reasonable. I would recommend them, without hesitation, to anyone who find themselves in need.


    My experience with Helen Ashton and her team at East Coast Lawyers was excellent! They kept me up to date with all proceedings in my case, which made a difficult time in my life, a whole lot easier. They really made me feel like they were working towards the best outcome for me! Thank you 🙂

    W Neale

    Tina and the team have been amazing from the get go. From when I was first affected through to finally a successful outcome. Tina was professional throughout my claim and available to take my calls or respond to my emails. As I was new to the process it was very daunting, but thanks to Tina’s reassurance and experience I had peace of mind that I’m in good hands. Her commitment towards achieving the best outcome for me was outstanding. I cannot thank Tina and her team enough for a successful outcome. I would highly recommend Tina to anyone who has been affected at work. Thank you once again team East Coast Lawyers may God bless you all!

    Seremaia Finau

    Sean and Emma provided me with so much support throughout my claim and showed so much empathy and understanding. I was always kept up to date and provided with all the support I needed. Sean showed me confidence when I was struggling and Emma was always there if I needed a chat. They put in all the hard work to ensure I had the best possible outcome. I am so grateful I was referred to them.

    Brad Clyne

    Due to a unfortunate work event I contacted East Coast Lawyers. Tina and Leanne were absolutely outstanding guiding me through every step of the way. I cannot thank them enough for all the effort they put in and for me helping me through one of the hardest obstacles I have faced. Hopefully I never have to use you guys again, but if anything did happen I wouldn’t use anybody else. Thanks again Tina & Leanne.

    Luke Filipovic

    East Coast Lawyers is a caring law firm that takes pride in helping protect Bond University’s student community. They were proud sponsors of Bond University’s Judo Club during our international BBQ demonstration and promotion of Women Self Defence in the Gold Coast. With their help, we were able to raise adequate funds to have the Australian National Women’s Champion help teach at our school and give other female students a positive woman role model who can relate to their personal concerns and circumstances. Their support also allowed our judo students to enjoy aspects of our Olympic martial art beyond the tatami by giving us an opportunity to pursue other extracurricular and social activities such as student hikes and social events. The pride our people get from climbing Mt Warning to catch the sunrise is simply inspiring. East Coast Lawyers helped make this happen and more by contributing to our sport and investing in our growing club at Bond University. Thank you for your support Sean and Kris!

    White S

    Absolutely the best team I could have asked for. The work they put in to get me the best possible result was amazing. Thank you so much east coast lawyers. Your amazing.

    Jake Wright

    Extremely grateful to Tina V & Desrae for all their work and efforts.
    Highly recommend East Coast Lawyers, not only have they been professional but they’ve also been personally supportive throughout the whole process!
    Thanks so much for every little thing you’ve both done for me.

    Trina Shiel

    East Coast Lawyers are the absolute best!!!
    Not only did I receive a payout for my claim the emotional support I received from my team Tina, Desrae and Lauren exceeded above and beyond anything I can imagine. I’ve never been involved in anything like this or had the need for a lawyer in all my 46 years of life so not only have they ensured financial security for myself and family for me the emotional support I received from these beautiful ladies is probably the most important factor without their support I honestly don’t think I would’ve made it thru the last 2 and a half years of such a traumatic experience. I owe them my world love these guys to bits highly recommend this firm words can’t praise this company enough when it comes to their caring, compassion and not to forget their legal abilities to ensure you get the best possible outcome for a quality future💝

    Donna Taylor

    Due to a unfortunate car accident last year I had to get myself some legal representation and was recommended East Coast Lawyers. From the start I found them to be very professional and thorough and made the entire process pain free. I would highly recommend East Coast Lawyers without any hesitation.

    Matthew Ridley

    Sean, Emma & Katherine provided a very professional and friendly service when dealing with my work situation. In particular, Sean exceeded my expectations in pursuing my claim. Likewise, Katherine went above and beyond to achieve a great outcome in my superannuation claim. I highly recommend the team at Eastcoast Lawyers.

    Dan Van

    After a car accident I was recommended to have a chat with a lovely lady from east coast lawyers, they were fantastic keeping me in the loop with how things were going and constant reassurance. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone thanks again for everything 😁
    Karen Burchell.

    Leah Jade

    I was referred to East Coast Lawyers, after a meeting I decided to switch. Not only am I not a number in a system but Shaun is experienced, knowledgeable and understanding with excellent communication skills. You need to have a rapport and build a trust, I have found that easy with East Coast Lawyers.

    They have been most helpful and I’m confident that they will be able to achieve the best result for me.

    Paul and Samantha

    We were there in the beginning since the firm was a one man show.
    East Coast Lawyers took on our case when no one else would and we won against a very large organisation. They still give us the same service today even though they have grown into a large firm now. They know that the little people matter as well. Wouldn’t use anyone else. They stayed loyal to us, so we will with them. Wonderful service and people to deal with. J& D Turner

    Debbie Turner

    I was referred to East Coast Lawyers for my motor vehicle claim. I was looked after by Katerine who I found to be experienced, knowledgeable and understanding. East Coast Lawyers are professional, prompt and caring and I highly recommend using their services.

    Maria Prostamo

    I was looking for a good lawyer to help me with my case. I do believe that I have found David a very competent and confident lawyer. I think my case is in a very good hand. Thank you.

    Akram Namati

    Met with lawyer Sean in September and left feeling confident that he was on the ball and working to get the best outcome for me. Can’t fault their service and his advice since; really professional and easy to talk to. Gordon Kay


    My son and I have been clients of East Coast Lawyers for two years. We have both been very happy with their help. They are professional, prompt and caring. I recommend them to others.

    Jane Murray

    I had my first consultation in my own home which was more comfortable, I found them to be very friendly cooperative and trusting. My experience with them was a good one and I would recommend there firm to others.

    Mich Toetoe

    I was faced with a very serious situation and was unable to continue working in my industry.I was completely devastated when i realized i could no longer do my job.

    I was made aware that Katherine at East coast was willing to look at my case.I had already lodged the paperwork what seem straight forward enough .

    My claim was a TPD with my super fund. After over 12 months of trying to further my claim there was just one thing after another. I was clearly unable to get and definitive answer .

    Katherine looked at my case and agreed to take it on .I cant tell you how relieved I was when Katherine took my case over. Katherine explained all the details of how she would approach it and also the costs and how that would be determined.

    A few months later the case was sorted out and the Claim was paid out. My opinion and advise is to anyone with a TPD claim. You will need a good Lawyer. Katherine at East Coast Lawyers has proven the value of affordable legal

    Phil Peterson

    I would highly recommend East Coast Lawyers! I had David assist me with a claim and I couldn’t of been any happier with the outcome. Very professional team!

    Emma McVey

    I used East Coast Lawyers for a claim and had helpful advice and successful outcome. Thankyou. Beverly S.

    Beverly S

    A friend suggested East Coast Lawyers to me after my accident. They have been terrific. Very friendly and professional.

    Callan Orgill

    Great Friendly Proffesional service. Highly recommend.

    Deejay BrentDee

    East Coast Lawyers came highly recommended to us. I have found David to be nothing but professional, helpful and informative.

    Eve Simpson

    Can not thank them enough. Super helpful and helped me succeed

    Shannon L

    Couldn’t of been an easier approach in a hard situation. The whole team were supportive and very professional.

    Jazmine Walker

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