Danielle joined Hannay Lawyers in 2014 as a PLT student from Bond University, subsequent to completing a Bachelor of Criminology and Bachelor of Laws with honours, and upon her admission to the Supreme Court of Queensland practices exclusively in criminal law. Danielle has a particular interest in upholding the community’s confidence in the administration of justice, and regularly deals with a variety of matters in all criminal jurisdictions.
Danielle has regular involvement in traffic matters, minor and serious assaults, drug offences, robberies, fraud, sexual offences, VLAD offences, police investigations and inquiries at both trial and appellate level. She deals with minor and serious offences in every criminal jurisdiction (including the Children's Court), and continues to have involvement in some of the most high-profile and controversial criminal matters in Queensland.
While undertaking her tertiary studies, Danielle was involved in the provision of pro bono legal services at the Gold Coast Community Legal Centre, and participated in QPILCH fundraisers in support of Queensland’s legal fraternity and the community’s access to legal representation. Danielle was also the recipient of the Dean's award for Academic Excellence and the John Lessing Bond Law Spirit Award, as recognition of her dedication to her colleagues and the community.