Elly completed her Bar Vocational Course in the UK in 2009 and qualified as a solicitor in Malaysia in 2011 where she worked for a commercial law firm before moving to Australia in 2013. Prior to joining LHD Lawyers, Elly has worked in national as well as boutique personal injuries law firms and proved herself to be an expert in workplace related injury claims. In January 2017 Elly was approached by LHD Lawyers Director, Heine Papenfus, with whom she worked at a large national law firm, to conduct the LHD Lawyers Western Australian workplace injuries practice.
Elly is passionate about providing support to persons who have been injured at work and helping them navigate the often stressful and complicated journey travelled from when they are initially injured, through the treatment phase, vocational rehabilitation and the eventual return to work and settlement of their claims. Elly has found that issues raised by insurers are best dealt with through the combination of a technically correct approach and open dialogue to reach a pragmatic settlements that benefit injured workers. Elly has represented numerous clients at informal settlement conferences as well as at WorkCover in conciliations and arbitration proceedings.
Elly is fluent in English, Mandarin, Malay and Cantonese.