Lydia Hay

Research Clerk

Lydia is a research clerk at Hall Payne’s Brisbane office, supporting our personal compensation law team.

Lydia is currently completing her dual Bachelor of Justice/Law Degree (majoring in Policy and Governance) at the Queensland University of Technology. She was motivated to study law as she is passionate about fighting against injustices and advocating for the rights of individuals.

Prior to working at Hall Payne, Lydia volunteered for a Community Legal Service which helped people experiencing homelessness. It was through this experience that she learnt how legal practitioners can make a significant difference in peoples’ lives. She how she aspires to achieve the same in her future career in the legal field. She feels very fortunate to work with and learn from the extensively experienced personal injury claims team at Hall Payne.

When Lydia is not working or studying, she enjoys socialising with friends, listening to music and spending time at the beach.

Reviews for Hall Payne Brisbane

16 May 2024  Google Kelvin Z

I cannot recommend Hall Payne Lawyers highly enough.

Throughout my case, Alexandra was incredibly responsive, always available to answer my questions and provide updates. She took the time to explain complex legal concepts in a way that was easy to understand, ensuring I felt comfortable and informed every step of the way.

Alexandra’s professionalism, attention to detail, and strategic thinking were key in achieving a favorable outcome for my case.

15 May 2024  Google Sepulona

Ellie and her team at Hall Payne Lawyers were an absolute lifeline during a challenging legal process. From the moment they started working, I felt understood and supported.

Ellie's sensitivity to my feelings made all the difference as she guided me through every step of the journey.

Hall Payne Lawyers expertise and dedication ensured that I felt empowered and informed throughout. I can't thank Ellie and her team enough for their professionalism, empathy, and unwavering support.

01 May 2024  Google Telisa L

I was referred to by a friend and I don’t regret it, thanks for help and work that your team out in!

21 Mar 2024  Google William G

Very highly recommend !

Jaclyn Green and Cale Fryer were very understanding and supportive. They showed empathy and compassion and I felt very comfortable opening up to them about my case and how I was feeling at different stages throughout my case.

Cale was very personal and I knew that he genuinely cared about my health first and foremost. Very professional approach to my case and very reassuring. After every conversation I had with Cale I felt more and more confident that my case was going to have a good outcome which in the end it did.

I have told many people about my experience and the satisfaction I felt at the end of my case after working with the team at Hall Payne Lawyers. I highly recommend the professional team at Hall Payne Lawyers.

20 Mar 2024  Google Janenne B

Leanne Taylor was of great assistance and instrumental in the successful sponsorship and employment of our newest team member.

I highly recommend Leanne for guidance and assistance during this process and will utilise her services should we pursue sponsorship of future employees.

19 Mar 2024  Google Matt L

Kris Birch and Luke Forsyth, and all of the team at Hall Payne helped me navigate a very difficult matter in a capable and compassionate way. I am very grateful for their expertise and care resulting in an excellent outcome.

01 Mar 2024  Google Kylie B

We had a very pleasing experience with Cale from Hall Payne Lawyers. Going through a personal injury matter is stressful but I always felt confident with Hall Payne. They were extremely informative, supportive and reassured us when we needed it.

Over all I highly recommend them for any matter. Thankyou Cale and Jaclyn

29 Feb 2024  Google Niomi C

I had reached out to the team at Hall Payne and was so lucky to have Jessie help me. She was professional and amiable but more importantly got the job done effectively and kept me in the loop along the way.

Making a crappy situation with a dodgy car yard a much easier situation to deal with! Thank you 😊

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Recent Blogs by Lydia

Asbestos compensation claims in Queensland

Asbestos compensation claims in Queensland

Asbestos compensation is not limited to people exposed at work. You may have been exposed in the family home, other private dwelling or a public place. However, in this article, we are going to focus on the compensation options for workers who were exposed to asbestos dust and fibres in the course of their employment.

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High Court grants leave to appeal child sexual abuse decision

High Court grants leave to appeal child sexual abuse decision

In 2023, GLJ (a pseudonym) took their case to the High Court of Australia seeking leave to appeal a decision granting a stay of the proceedings in their child sexual abuse case. The High Court granted the appeal, overturning the decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal.

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