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National law firm Slater and Gordon has welcomed Karina Hafford to the Slater and Gordon Lawyers Perth office as Group Practice Leader, specialising in medical negligence law.

Ms Hafford, a Perth mother of three, joins the Slater and Gordon team with 13 years legal experience specialising in the areas of plaintiff personal injury and medical negligence claims.

Ms Hafford has a real sense of duty driven by genuine desire to help those “who can not fight for themselves”.

“Slater and Gordon has a long history of helping everyday Australians access justice and I am pleased to have the opportunity to work for such a reputable firm.”

“Being able to use the resources of a big national firm allows my colleagues and I to provide the best legal services to WA clients,” Ms Hafford said.

Career History

  • Practice Group Leader, Medical Negligence Law, Slater and Gordon April 2011
  • Branch Manager, Associate, Shine Lawyers - Health Law Specialist
  • Senior Associate, Ilberys Lawyers
  • Associate, Hoffmans Barristers and Solicitors

Memberships and Associations

  • The Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA)
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Committee member Law Society Person Injury and Workers Compensation Committee
  • American Association for Justice

Personal Qualifications and Admissions

  • Bachelor of Laws Murdoch University
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in 1998