Our Team

Disability Law Queensland

Disability Law Queensland helps people  with disabilities navigate the legalities of Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Discrimination. Our services are tailored specifically for people with a disability and their families.This means we have a dedication to accessible service and a more holistic approach to the challenges you face.

Disability advocacy service that aims to build rich, meaningful and inclusive lives for people with disabilities and their families.

Our Team has 25 years of combined law experience, including specialist qualifications in Applied Law in Succession (Wills and Estates). This experience has helped us assist clients in over 800 matters within the past four years. At DLQ, we believe in providing accessible, understanding service to people with disabilities and their families.

Amee Grattan

Legal Practitioner / Director

Amee is a solicitor with over a decade of experience working multiple roles in Wills and Estates, including running her own firm for several years. Earlier in her career, she worked at the Official Solicitor to the Public Trustee for Queensland and prides herself on her ties to the succession law community in Brisbane. Always improving her skills and accreditations, she recently completed a Masters in Applied Law. 

Amee is devoted to empowering marginalised and vulnerable people. She advocates for those with disabilities, their families within the community and their rights for justice.  

Working closely with her clients, Amee makes it her business to understand the unique challenges each person faces. This enables her to provide realistic, sensitive and best-practice advice to all problems.

Xannel Mangahas

Administration Officer

Xannel is studying a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Philosophy and Economics) at The University of Queensland and works for DLQ as one its law clerks. He aspires to become a legal practitioner himself one day and to use his degree to make a positive impact in society. Xannel currently volunteers for a St. Vincent de Paul Society conference where he visits and assists some of the most needy and vulnerable people in his local community. He is also into sports and has the position of sports officer with his university’s law society, which is a role where he organises sporting activities for fellow students.

Aimee McVeigh,

Founding Director - Disability Law Queensland

Aimee has worked as a lawyer in a private practice and government organisations both in Australia and internationally.  Aimee has focused on assisting people with a disability and their families to plan for the future, she worked with Mamre to establish Disability Law Queensland in November 2015.  Prior to this, Aimee was a legal consultant for Pave the Way, helping families throughout Queensland to understand the legal aspects of safeguarding a good life for people with disability.  

In addition to succession planning, Aimee has experience working in the areas of discrimination, administrative law, child protection and human rights.  Aimee is committed to making our society more inclusive and, to this end coordinated the campaign for a Human Rights Act for Queensland.  Aimee raised awareness through the media, galvanised support for the campaign and helped the community write more than 500 submissions to a parliamentary inquiry. 

She was a 2017 Australian of the Year state finalist for her work in promoting the Human Rights of Vulnerable People. She’s also worked alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to improve their ability to access justice.

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