A passion for the law. Demonstrated skill and experience. A thirst for justice. Total commitment to you and your case. These qualities are at the core of our firm’s culture, which differentiates us from others.
As a smaller, boutique advocacy firm we can maximize our dedication to your case and offer you a more personal experience than you are likely to receive with a larger firm. We have demonstrated our success in the most sophisticated plaintiffs’ litigation cases against the toughest adversaries.
- Our primary goal is to achieve positive results for our clients
- We are committed to working closely with our clients to analyse their needs.
- To best serve our clients, we utilise a team approach in delivering our services. This approach, which combines the talents of our advocates who concentrate their practices in “preferred” areas of law. As appropriate, clients are referred within our firm to the advocate best qualified to provide assistance.
- Our clients benefit from our creative approach to problem solving and negotiation. We have the expertise to use mediation and arbitration as a means to effectively resolve legal issues and problems for our clients.
Meet the Team
With a team of talented personel, Our Advocate provides access to a wealth of knowledge in Tribunals and Courtroom experience that cannot be underestimated. Our approach is unique because each case receives the personalised attention of one of our senior members, which means your case benefits from their years of experience.
Principal Advocate & Mediator
Gary has been a consumer advocate for the past 20 years. Having served on the Fair Trading Advisory Council for a number of years and representing consumers in both the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.
Gary believes strongly in social justice and delivering fair and equitable outcomes.
Gary is a member of a number of professional bodies including SOCAP, Institute of Community Directors and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Resolution Institute.
Gary sits on a number of consumer panels including the NCAT consultative Forum, Energy and Water Consumer Advocacy Panel and ARPRA NSW.
Gary has a legislative background along with an understanding of government policy and legal procedures.
Four MCLE Credits Including One Ethics Credit
Certified and Approved for Credit by The State Bar of California - Provider 14119
Diploma Legal Services Canberra Institute of Technology
Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Studies Griffith University
Graduate Certificate Dispute Resolution Charles Sturt University
Consumer Law Australian Consumer and Competition Commission
Peter started working life as accounts clerk followed by 9 years in the NSW Police Force and 2.5 years organising the Parramatta Court complex covering Supreme, District and Local court.
Peter then ran his own transport business for several years. After running the business Peters passion for community saw him work as a Youth Worker and moved through to representing Young People in Children's Court.
Peter then spent 23 of 28 years as a Manager of various Juvenile Justice Centres and Community branches. Peter also worked part-time as a teacher & lecturer with Hunter TAFE in Community Services.
After retiring from Juvenile Justice Peter commenced full time work with TAFE Ourimbah, teaching 34 subjects from basic level to tertiary standard.
Peter is committed to Social and Community Justice working through NCAT, Local Court and various Community Agencies. Peter has been a Justice of the Peace for over 30 years.
BA in Social Science with a triple major in Psychology, Sociology and Welfare. Charles Sturt University
Post-graduation qualification Business Management. Deakin University
Certificate 4 in WH & S
Train the Trainer, Child Protection, Mental Health and AOD.
Maya has a background in training and soft skills along with website and administrative skills