Tyla Leo joined O'Shea Dyer in 2018 while studying at James Cook University. Tyla completed a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws (with Distinction) in 2019 and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at The College of Law in July 2020. She was Admitted as a Solicitor in September 2020. Tyla has grown up in Townsville and is very involved in the North Queensland community. She was school captain at St Margaret Mary's College in 2014, teaches dance part-time and competes in various sporting competitions.
Tyla has worked almost exclusively in personal injury litigation acting for plaintiffs. She has considerable experience advising and representing people for motor vehicle accident claims, work-cover claims, public liability, medical negligence and asbestos claims. She also advises and represent people with total and permanent disability (tpd) insurance claims.
Tyla is a natural leader. She is a 'get things done' type of person. She takes responsibility and is known to be a 'pushy little thing' at times. Just want you want in your litigation lawyer! Tyla is an Associate of the firm, is a highly valued member of the OSheaDyer team and clients love her. She has acquired substantial knowledge in litigation (injury) law in a short period of time. She works closely Ivan Baxter for our compensation claims clients. While she can step in to assist with drafting wills, estate administration and conveyancing when needed, her area of strength is knowing the laws and processes that apply to all types of Injury and Compensation Claims. Tyla is exceptionally professional, personable and competent.
Tyla is committed to providing quality affordable legal services and delivering excellent outcomes for her clients. She works closely with our Director Ivan Baxter in our Injury and Compensation Claims Department. She is genuinely excited when great outcomes are achieved for clients seeking compensation. She is instrumental in developing ways to streamline and expedite claims.
Tyla is highly regarded by everyone at OSheaDyer - team members and clients alike. She is authentic, kind and has exceptional interpersonal skills. She is humbly confident and always wanting to assist clients in the best way possible. Tyla enjoys competition and we think it is best to 'be on her team'! She plays a lot of sport, teaches dance in her spare time and has a beagle named Barney. If you are at the Touch Footy fields at Queens Park - don't expect to see her. She is too fast.