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Areas of Expertise

Layal has significant experience in workers compensation and work injury damages claims. She provides comprehensive and considered advice in matters involving complex legal and medical issues to a range of clients including private, government and self insured clients in both litigated and non-litigated matters.

Layal is approachable and friendly, yet a strong advocate in proceedings before the District and Supreme Courts and the Personal Injury Commission, and works to achieve practical and commercially viable outcomes for her clients.



  • Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts (UNSW)

  • Juris Doctor (UTS)

  • Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Law Society of NSW Member


A word from Layal

I pride myself on providing strategic solutions to clients across all aspects of workplace injuries including liability, injury and claims management and negligence.


Career highlights

  • Investigating and resolving claims for statutory workers compensation benefits, in particular, complex physical and sensitive psychological injury claims.

  • Working collaboratively with insurers and employers to manage and resolve claims.

  • Resolving high cost work injury damages claims. 


Specific areas of focus

  • Workers compensation

  • Work injury damages

  • Providing technical workers compensation advice

  • Representing clients in the Personal Injury Commission