TEP LLB LLM(Applied Law)
Julian has extensive legal experience both in Australia and overseas. He has worked as a judge’s associate in the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney, in a number of Brisbane CBD firms and spent a period working as a solicitor in Gibraltar. Julian was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1989 and has practiced as a solicitor almost continuously since then. He has been in practice in the local area since 1993. Julian’s primary areas of practice include wills and estates and commercial property. He is a longstanding member of the Queensland Law Society and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He has also obtained a Masters of Law degree from the College of Law majoring in Wills and Estates and was awarded the Best Graduating Student prize.
TEP LLB(Hons) Grad Dip Leg Prac(ANU) B Nursing
Accredited Specialist (Succession Law) Qld
Lisa has 20 years experience as a nurse and midwife. She holds certificates in both Nursing and Midwifery and a Nursing degree from QUT. She spent some 4 years working as a midwifery educator. She also spent 9 years working for the Queensland Nursing Council primarily as an investigator in the standards area. In 2000 she obtained her law degree with honours from QUT and she completed a graduate diploma in legal practice with merit at ANU in 2003. She undertook the practical component of that course with our firm during 2003 and was admitted as a solicitor in December 2003. Lisa’s primary area of practice is wills and estates. Lisa’s is one of 40 or so Queensland solicitors who have been accredited as Specialists in Succession Law by the Queensland Law Society. She is in fact the only Accredited Specialist in Succession Law practising between the CBD and the Sunshine Coast. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
BComm LLB GDLP DFP
Jillian was admitted as a solicitor in South Africa. She practised predominantly in the area of conveyancing before leaving legal practise to become a corporate legal advisor with a prominent financial services company at a senior level. She has a Postgraduate and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning and attained the coveted designation of Certified Financial Planner. Jillian later immigrated to Australia with her family. Since emigration she has completed a Diploma in Financial Planning from Kaplan Professional as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at QUT. She commenced practice with Harrisonslaw as a paralegal and was admitted as a solicitor in December 2018. Jillian practices in the area of Wills and Estates, an area which allows her to use both her legal knowledge and extensive experience in financial services to assist her clients in the areas of superannuation and estate planning. Jillian is a member of the Queensland Law Society.
Fiona joined us at the start of 2011. Fiona holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. She spent 11 years as the Administration Manager of a technology/training firm. For 7 years she headed up the Conveyancing Department and provided accounting support at another local law firm. She is responsible for all financial matters related to the running of our firm. She is also heavily involved in administration and is able to provide paralegal support. Fiona is also a Commissioner for Declarations.