Our Team

Brett Gilbert

Brett Gilbert is the founder and managing director of Statewide Compensation Lawyers. Brett undertook his studies at Sydney University where he obtained a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws, graduating in 1990. He has over 20 years experience in personal injury law and has acted for parties in all jurisdictions including the High Court of Australia. Brett also has experience as an advocate and has run trials lasting up to 1 week. He undertakes all advocacy work for the firm in the Workers Compensation Commission.

Ryan Owens

Ryan graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws in 2012. Ryan joined Statewide Compensation Lawyers in October 2012. He was admitted as a Solicitor in February 2013. Ryan assists clients in Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident and Public Liability claims.

Hailey Acorn

Hailey joined Statewide Compensation Lawyers in 2011. She assists all of our compensation lawyers in the preparation of compensation claims including workers compensation, motor vehicle accident and public liability claims.