Personalised service and support shine through at Gallant
With over 18 years’ experience in the legal profession, Lauren Cassimatis is one of Victoria’s leading criminal defence lawyers and a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Criminal Law Specialist.
Lauren is the proud founder and principal director of Gallant Law, one of Victoria’s leading boutique law firms, with offices in Geelong, Melbourne and Warrnambool. Gallant Law’s lawyers represent clients across Victoria and Australia in all major courts, tribunals, commissions and inquests daily.
Gallant Law has extensive experience in all criminal matters from driving offences through to drug importation, complex sexual and online offences and homicides.
In addition, Gallant Law specialise in mental impairment matters, with extensive experience in mental health and forensic matters; and also professional disciplinary matters, coronial inquests, Royal Commissions and building disputes.
Lauren is known for her exemplary legal skills and her compassion, warmth and dedication to her clients and their families.
She prides herself on creating a firm that is holistic, all-inclusive and progressive in their attitude towards their clients and their delivery of legal services.
It’s important to Lauren that not only does her firm address her clients’ legal matters, but their future in the long-term.
When preparing to defend yourself in any legal matter, you have various elements to consider.
You have concerns about how and where to get the best legal advice and representation – and finding a lawyer that understands you and your case, a lawyer that you can trust and depend on as your voice.
You also worry about your family, your relationships, your career and reputation – how this legal battle could impact your life in the future.
Gallant Law has a strong network of support services that ensure their clients and their loved ones are cared for outside of the courtroom.
The firm works together with expert witnesses and various support services to provide their clients and families with comprehensive care and support.
As a smaller, boutique firm, with a client-centric and family-focus approach you aren’t just another client.
Lauren’s team take a personal interest in you and your family and provide you with a personalised service, with all the skills, experience and qualifications of a big law firm. Gallant Law’s team and support services have experience working with all members of society, from preeminent professionals with privacy and reputation concerns to those struggling financially looking for a law firm that will treat them with respect and premium quality of service.
The team also receives training in working with clients and family members who may be living with physical or mental impairments, which affect their day-to-day lives or may have been contributing factors in their legal matter.
Gallant Law’s staff are trained in diversity and the history and cultures of LGBTQI+, Aboriginal, African and Pasifika community groups to ensure they represent their clients with full awareness of their circumstances.
The firm values clear, consistent communication as a way of ensuring you are kept informed and feel comfortable with each step.
Lauren is also the proud founder of Connecting Lawyer Mums (formerly Criminal Law Mums), an Australia-wide professional development and support group designed to boost lawyer mothers’ wellbeing, networks and professional skills.
Lauren created this organisation drawing upon her own experiences and colleagues’ experiences as a professional woman and mother.
Lauren has been a key sponsor, key-note speaker and contributor to invaluable organisations and events such as Geelong Women in Business, The Geelong Wellness Summit, Victorian Women Lawyers and Pride in Law.
Gallant Law also provides legal training to law students looking for opportunities ahead of their admission.
Lauren is passionate about supporting her clients, colleagues, other women in business and the local community to rise above life’s challenges, achieve their goals, overcome barriers and build a sustainable future. Gallant Law are here for you, both in and outside of the courtroom.
Their initial consultation is free of charge. Contact Gallant Law today on (03) 9070 9885, [email protected] or their website.