About Porters Lawyers

With more than twenty years experience, Porters Lawyers are a dedicated team of special counsel, senior associates, associates, solicitors and specialist para-legals committed to providing quality legal advice and service.

Porters Lawyers have acted on behalf of more than 1900 men and women throughout Australia and the world in sexual abuse cases against churches, The Commonwealth of Australia, The State Governements, and other organisations.
The team at Porters Lawyers understand all facets of institutional abuse cases, having advocated for and defended the rights of victims in numerous cases.

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Decades of forced adoption in Australia left thousands of individuals and families without a proper connection to each other.
 
The Australian Government at the time allowed this practice, and over the last 30 years the subsequent consequences to both mother and child have been ignored and suppressed, with many suffering severe trauma. Porters Lawyers have represented and taken class action out on institutions and hospitals involved in this process. The team at Porters strive to find their clients a legal and compassionate resolution.

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Porters Lawyers acts for a large number of former members of the Australian Defence Force who suffered abuse during their recruit (or ‘training’) phase within the Australian Army, Royal Australia Navy and Royal Australian Air Force.
We are currently taking action against the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of our clients for injuries they sustained following horrific sexual and physical abuse perpetrated upon them by fellow recruits, ordinary members and even officers of the Australian Defence Force.

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Clergy/Church School Abuse

Porters Lawyers have acted on behalf of more than 1900 men and women throughout Australia and the world in sexual abuse cases against churches, The Commonwealth of Australia, The State Governements, and other organisations.

The team at Porters Lawyers understand all facets of institutional abuse cases, having advocated for and defended the rights of victims in numerous cases.

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Forced Adoption

Decades of forced adoption in Australia left thousands of individuals and families without a proper connection to each other.

 

The Australian Government at the time allowed this practice, and over the last 30 years the subsequent consequences to both mother and child have been ignored and suppressed, with many suffering severe trauma. Porters Lawyers have represented and taken class action out on institutions and hospitals involved in this process. The team at Porters strive to find their clients a legal and compassionate resolution.

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Australian Defence Force

Porters Lawyers acts for a large number of former members of the Australian Defence Force who suffered abuse during their recruit (or ‘training’) phase within the Australian Army, Royal Australia Navy and Royal Australian Air Force.

We are currently taking action against the Commonwealth of Australia on behalf of our clients for injuries they sustained following horrific sexual and physical abuse perpetrated upon them by fellow recruits, ordinary members and even officers of the Australian Defence Force.

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Porters Lawyers Principal

Jason Parkinson was admitted as a Solicitor in (1992) previously he spent 12 years as a detective with NSW Police.
 
Since 2006, Jason has worked with clients impacted by institutional sexual abuse. As the community has increasingly come to recognise the impacts these crimes upon...

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