An Adelaide team of lawyers with a personalised and professional manner. Up front, practical and approachable.
Here’s some background about our lawyers:
Jim Mahony - Legal Practice Director
Jim is the founding partner of the firm and has over 35 years experience. He has extensive experience in the legal sector in South Australia and has become a well known legal identity in personal injury and compensation law. Jim works predominantly from Mahony's Mount Gambier office and has a strong reputation in the community for his down to earth approach and ability to get results without the technical jargon.
Contact Jim at our Mount Gambier office on 08 8723 4499
Berghetta Mahony - Legal Practice Director
Berghetta completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Health Science at the University of Adelaide. She then went onto complete a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through the Law Society of South Australia. She is admitted to practice in both the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia. Berghetta's Health Science background has assisted her in a broader understanding of her client's injuries in areas of medical negligence, worker's compensation and motor vehicle accidents. She is also an Accredited Mediator (2006) which enables her to assist clients in all areas of family law. Berghetta is an active member of the Law Society of SA and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. She has experience in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals and has worked with Queens Counsel in court actions and complex mediations.
Contact Berghetta at our Woodville office on 08 8345 1544 or Campbelltown Office on 08 8345 8111
James Mahony - Legal Practice Director
James completed his studies at Flinders University before going on to complete a Masters of Law at Melbourne University, specialising in Industrial Law, Medical Negligence, Insurance, and General Litigation. He has worked in all state and commonwealth courts and tribunals working with Queens Counsel from both South Australia and interstate. He is an active member of the Law Society of SA, the Australia Lawyers Alliance, and Justice Net SA - an organisation working to provide legal advice to some of the states most disadvantaged.
Contact James at our Salisbury office on 08 8312 4279 or Campbelltown office on 08 8345 8111
Nikita Priestley - Senior Associate
Nikita is a graduate of Flinders University and specialises in Personal Injury and Employment Law.
Contact Nikita at our Salisbury office on 08 8312 4279
Stefanie Wheare - Senior Associate
Stefanie graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2011 with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law with Second Class Honours. She went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Law Society of South Australia before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a Barrister and Solicitor in 2012. Stefanie has been admitted to the High Court of Australia and works in the areas of Wills and Estates and Personal Injury, with a particular passion for Family Law.
Contact Stefanie at our Salisbury office on 08 8312 4279
Kylie Forby - Associate
Kylie completed her Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice at Flinders University. Kylie was admitted to the Supreme Court as a Barrister and Solicitor May 2017. Kylie is looking forward to working across all areas of law and assist clients navigate through stressful situations.
Contact Kylie at our Salisbury office on 08 8312 4279
Della O'Brien - Solicitor
Della completed her Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) and Bachelor of Laws at Flinders University. She went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with The College of Law, before being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2018 and the High Court of Australia in 2019. Della is looking forward to working across all areas of law and assisting clients in finding tailored solutions.
Contact Della at our Mount Gambier office on 08 8723 4499