Denise Hawthorne

Areas of law
Motor Vehicle Matters, Criminal Law, Business

Denise has 23 years experience as a lawyer and still enjoys the fulfilment of looking after clients from many walks of life.

Denise commenced her legal career representing disadvantaged clients for offences carrying mandatory life imprisonment down to minor drug, drink driving and traffic offences. In addition, her experience includes the higher profile Commissions of Inquiry and Coronial Inquests.

Denise got out of private practise for a period and In her time as an in-house corporate lawyer Denise successfully handled a range of business matters including front-end construction, contract & project documentation, corporate re-structuring, business succession planning, and Workplace Health and Safety issues

In 2012 Denise returned to private practice and joined with the Qld Law Group. A proud member of the team, Denise provides the highest quality legal representation for her clients, providing advice in a practical and helpful manner.

At Qld Law Group Denise is passionate about committed to providing the highest quality service, and making a difference in the lives of clients who have suffered adversity

Outside work hours, Denise’s focus is her family. Denise is an avid scuba diver and, always ready to take on a challenge, recently certified as a rescue diver. It seems she is keen to test the theory of whether there is professional courtesy extended by sharks to lawyers!