A son of an Air Force officer, Ryan grew up all over Australia but spent most of that time in regional Queensland. Ryan graduated from James Cook University in Townsville in 2004. He began his career as a trainee Lawyer at Trilby Misso Lawyers in 2007 and following his admission as a solicitor in 2008 he commenced as a Junior Lawyer. He quickly progressed through the ranks at Trilby Misso and by 2011 he had been promoted through to Principal Lawyer. After the firm was purchased by Slater and Gordon, Ryan remained on as a Principal Lawyer and was again promoted to Practice Group Leader in 2016. He remained at Slater and Gordon until July 2018 when he commenced at LHD Lawyers Brisbane.
Throughout his career Ryan has worked in various fields of plaintiff personal injury law including Workers’ Compensation, Motor Accidents, Public Liability and Abuse. More recently Ryan has headed up a practice group representing victims of childhood, institutional and military abuse.
Ryan has successfully tried cases in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts in Queensland and has successfully defended Appeals before the Court of Appeal.
Ryan has represented more than 1000 clients from all over Australia and takes pride in achieving the best possible outcome for everyday Australians.