Berghetta Mahony

Berghetta Mahony

Legal Practice Director

P: 8345 8111

Berghetta offers a wealth of experience across all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals and has worked with the Queens Counsel in court actions and complex mediations. In addition to a Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, and admissions to practice in both the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia, Berghetta holds a Bachelor of Health Science, which 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), an active member of the Law Society of SA, and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

James Mahony

James Mahony

Legal Practice Director

P: 8281 7655

James completed his legal 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 state’s most disadvantaged.

Jim Mahony

Jim Mahony

Special Counsel

P: 8723 4499

Jim is the founding partner of the firm with over 35 years’ experience in the legal sector in South Australia. Jim has become a well-known legal identity in personal injury and compensation law and has a strong reputation in the community for his down-to-earth approach and ability to get results without the technical jargon.

Nikita Priestley

Nikita Priestley

Senior Associate

P: 8281 7655

Nikita is a graduate of Flinders University and has been working with Mahony’s for a number of years, specialising in Personal Injury and Employment Law. She offers personable and professional legal advice, striving to get the best results possible for her clients every time.

Kylie Forby

Kylie Forby

Associate

P: 8281 7655

Kylie completed her Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice at Flinders University and was then admitted to the Supreme Court as a Barrister and Solicitor. Working closely across all areas of law, Kylie’s warm and professional approach helps her clients to navigate stressful situations smoothly.

Della O'Brien

Della O'Brien

Solicitor

P: 8723 4499

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 and the High Court of Australia. Della enjoys working across all areas of law and supporting clients in finding tailored solutions.

Naomi Francis

Naomi Francis

Solicitor

P: 8281 7655

Naomi graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2018 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Relations). She went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the College of Law, before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a Barrister and Solicitor, and has been admitted to the High Court of Australia. Naomi enjoys assisting clients across all areas of the law.

Max Wilson

Max Wilson

Solicitor

P: 8723 4499

Max completed his Bachelor of Laws at Deakin University in 2019. He went on to attain a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Leo Cussen Centre for Law. Max then went on to being admitted as an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of Victoria, before being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia, and has been admitted to the High Court of Australia. Max enjoys working across all areas of law. His professional, yet friendly and empathetic approach helps him assist clients in otherwise stressful situations.

Flavio Verlato

Flavio Verlato

Consultant

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P: 0417852676

Flavio is an independent consultant providing expert legal advice across a variety of areas of law and has been working within the Mahony’s team for a number of years.