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I am a director of the firm, specialising in all aspects of commercial law, property law and estate planning.

I have specific expertise and interest in trusts, superannuation and wills, including drafting provisions featuring testamentary trusts and protective trusts for disabled beneficiaries.

I have considerable experience in all facets of property law, from entering into and enforcement of securities, to real estate subdivisions and general conveyancing.

I am Deputy Chairman and Company Secretary of Lifestyle Solutions Ltd, which is one of Australia’s largest not for profit organisations that provides disability support services and out of home care for children. I am also a clinical lecturer at the University of Newcastle law school.

Prior to joining the firm, I was a partner at Baker Love Lawyers in Wallsend (having joined that firm in 2003), and prior to that I gained experience on the Central Coast and in London.

Areas of expertise

Commercial Law
Property law 
Personal and business succession planning and Wills and Probate

Qualifications, admissions and memberships

• Admitted as solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW – 1996.
• Admitted as a solicitor of the High Court – 1997
• Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales - 2001
• Member of NSW Law Society, Newcastle Law Society, Australian Institute of Company Directors