Melanie Foley

Melanie Foley

Conveyancer

 

A conveyancer based in our Cleveland office, Melanie has been working in the property law industry for 20 years after starting at the administrative level.

Melanie studied Conveyancing Law and Practice in NSW, before gaining valuable experience working in conveyancing in both NSW and QLD.  She has always had an interest in real estate and the property market, and enjoys helping both buyers and sellers through the process.

Melanie can assist you with residential house, land and unit property transactions.


Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark

LLB

 

Lauren is a lawyer who works within our conveyancing team across our Cleveland and Capalaba offices.

With formal legal training and three years’ experience as a settlement agent and law clerk, Lauren can assist her clients with both the legal and practical facets of the conveyancing process.

Lauren is a dedicated member of the MDL team who prides herself on her professional service and clear communication. She makes the complex conveyancing process simple and effortless for her clients.


Ross Snell

Ross Snell

Lawyer (LLB)

 

Telephone: 07 3479 5234

Ross is one of the solicitors based in our Commercial and Property Law Departments bringing years of experience on the frontlines of property transactions as a settlement agent, conveyancer and now solicitor to our already diverse and experienced team.

Ross’s practice focuses primarily on day to day residential and commercial property transactions including leasing, off-the-plan developments and dealings with the Queensland Titles Office. That being said Ross also assists our Wills and Estate team. Dedicated to prompt and accessible legal service when and where it’s needed he prides himself on fast response times and quality results for his clients.

With this in mind Ross also forms a valuable part of the legal panel with oversight of our conveyancing department and is actively involved in implementing projects to streamline and automate our internal practices to help ensure uniform quality and efficiency across the entire firm.


Kylie Newman

Kylie Newman

Senior Associate (LLB BCom GDipLegPrac)

 

Kylie commenced her career as a personal injury lawyer and has subsequently moved on to practice in commercial and property law. Kylie was admitted as a Solicitor in 2009 after completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (major in Accounting) at Griffith University.  She has experience across a broad range of commercial and property matters and endeavours to provide practical legal advice in a timely and cost effective manner to meet her clients’ needs.

Professional Experience

  • Commercial and Retail Shop leasing
  • Residential and Commercial Conveyancing
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Buying and selling business
  • Aged Care and Retirement Village Agreements
  • Loan Agreements
  • Community Title and off-the-plan contracts
  • Employment and Business Contracts
  • General property and commercial related matters

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Commerce (major in Accounting)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Memberships

  • Queensland Law Society

Fiona Soo

Fiona Soo

Conveyancing Paralegal

 

Fiona joined McCarthy Durie Lawyers’ Conveyancing team in 2015.

Fiona’s Experience

Fiona started in the legal arena as an office junior in 1997, and then graduated to legal accounts a year later.

She then moved into the conveyancing arena as a part-time town clerk, followed by a dual role with accounts in 2000. In 2003, she gained a role as a conveyancing assistant and has never looked back.

Fiona’s breadth of experience, which also includes a two-year stint working for a finance broker, ensures no client question goes unanswered.

Fiona is experienced, confident and here to help make your purchase or sale transaction proceed as smoothly as possible.

Qualifications

  • Justice of the Peace (JP)
  • Certificate III in Small Business 2017

About Fiona

Fiona coaches, umpires and plays netball. She also loves rugby league and has a soft spot for animals – particularly dogs!

“I just wished to express my sincere appreciation of the professionalism, courtesy, and unfailingly pleasant attitude of your Conveyancing Manager Fiona Soo during the sale of my house.” – Naomi


Juliet Little

Juliet Little

Conveyancing Manager (C.dec)

Telephone: 07 3479 5214

Juliet started at McCarthy Durie in 2002 as a Conveyancing assistant and progressed to the role of Conveyancer in 2007.

Juliet’s working life has always been in the legal field but she has found enjoyment in working with Conveyancing matters.  She prides herself on achieving settlement within the required time frame of a contract and endeavours to ensure that each client has a happy experience when buying or selling their property.

With experience in residential contracts for house and/or land as well as off the plan land or units, Juliet can help make the Conveyancing process a smooth and informative one for every client.  Juliet also has experience in liaising with solicitors in commercial contract transactions.

Juliet is based in our Cleveland office and is available to answer any questions you may have in relation to Conveyancing.