Managing Director & Accredited Specialist in Succession Law (Qld)
Bryan assists clients in the three areas of Wills and Estates, being Estate Planning, Estate Disputes and Estate Administration. His expertise is recognised by the Queensland Law Society, being an Accredited Specialist in Succession Law (which is another word for Wills and Estates). There are presently only 45 such specialists out of roughly 13,000 lawyers in Queensland.
More recently Bryan and the firm Mitchells was recognised by the influential Doyles Guide in two categories , being:
- 2018 Leading – Wills & Estates Litigation – Queensland
- 2018 Leading – Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers – Queensland
A solicitor of the Supreme Courts of both New South Wales and Queensland and of the High Court of Australia, David holds a Bachelor of Arts (in Industrial Relations) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.
Kylee holds a Bachelor of Arts (in Modern Asian Studies) from Griffith University together with a Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Master of Laws (all from QUT).
Solicitor - Special Counsel
Graham Stenton has been practicing law 37 years. His main focus here is looking after property transactions, including conveyancing. He also has an interest in wills and estates.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (History) as well as a Master of Laws with Honours, all from the University of Queensland. Kate has been practicing almost exclusively in succession law, with a bit of business law and family law, since her admission.
Naomi recently graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts degrees at the University of Queensland. Her Arts majors are in Psychology and Media Studies. In 2018, she received her admission as a solicitor.
Consultant & Public Notary
Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1971, Tim was appointed a Justice of the Peace and became a Registered Tax Agent in 1972, was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Australia, qualified as a Mediator through Bond University, and was later appointed a Notary Public by a ‘Court of Faculties’ in England under the guidance of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Nathan assists in our family law department. He has three years’ experience in family law, working for a Barrister and Independent Children’s Lawyer. He has a Bachelor of Law from Griffith University.
Cindy joined us in 2013 as our Accounts Manager. She capably handles all aspects of bookkeeping within the firm, including our Trust Accounting and Payroll, and assists with Human Resources and Operations.
Eirini is providing legal support for the estate litigation team. She has a background in legal research and holds degrees in Arts and Law.
Katarina assists the Principal and Senior Associates while also coordinating other administrative functions in the firm. Katarina is also a Commissioner for Declarations.
Shannon assists Kate Muller and Naomi Wallace in estate planning, estate litigation, QCAT matters, business contracts and elder law. She enjoys working across a few different areas of law and has completed a Certificate III in Business Administration (Legal) through Melissa Mahoney Legal College.
Read more about Shannon here.
Rebecca has been with us for nearly two years, assists the Managing Director and the Finance Manager while answering the phone and opening firm files.