Rachel Schutze

Principal Lawyer

Rachel is one of Victoria’s leading plaintiff personal injury lawyers. She has achieved significant financial outcomes for plaintiffs in WorkCover actions, and is also experienced in acting for people with injuries that occur in public places or on private property, as well as general insurance claims.   Rachel holds a Masters of Law.  She has a personal and professional commitment to South West Victoria, has served on community Boards for more than a decade and understands the legal needs of injured people.

Rachel Schutze

In the news

West Gate Bridge 1970s tragedy a reminder how far workplace safety has come, but work still to do

16/10/2018

Geelong Advertiser opinion piece by principal lawyer Rachel Schutze. I drive over the West Gate Bridge at least twice a week. For me, it is the gateway to work and home in Geelong. As I reach its summit about 7am it is the perfect vantage point to ... Read more

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Outdated stigma continues to linger over making a WorkCover claim

07/04/2018

Geelong Advertiser opinion piece by principal lawyer Rachel Schutze. If readers were asked what they think of when the topic of WorkCover comes up, I suspect there would be a recount of a tale of a twice-removed cousin’s freak accident involving a power ... Read more

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Injured workers have control over medical information and medical treatment appointments

16/07/2018

Rachel Schutze, Geelong Advertiser Imagine if you attended a doctor’s appointment and when you arrived for your scheduled consultation you were met at the door of the clinic by a complete stranger or even someone from your work, like your boss. They ... Read more

Rachel Schutze to head Gordon Legal's new office in Geelong

29/03/2018

Geelong Advertiser Gordon Legal has announced prized recruit Rachel Schutze, formerly of Maurice Blackburn, will head its new Geelong office. Founded by Peter Gordon, who is more recognisable as the Western Bulldogs Football Club president, Gordon Legal ... Read more

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