Danielle is an experienced lawyer providing specialist legal advice and practical solutions in the areas of seniors living. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Business and a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours and is a qualified mediator.

She has developed a unique and thorough understanding of the challenges facing seniors through many years of first-hand experience with national retirement village operators, manufactured home park owners, industry associations, regulators, residents and their families.  Throughout her career, Danielle has worked for regulators, care providers, listed retirement village operators and a national law firm specialising in retirement living.

Danielle is now the principal of DSL Law, a boutique law firm based in Queensland’s Gold Coast. She has a special interest in dispute resolution, with a focus of proactively resolving and preventing disputes for the mutual benefit of residents, operators and the industry.

Danielle enjoys being actively involved in the retirement living industry.  She is a regular speaker at industry and resident events, has consulted and advised on legislative changes, and is a current member of the Property Council’s Retirement Living Committee and the UDIA’s Seniors Living Committee.  Danielle joined Liberty’s Committee of Management in May 2021.