Your lawyers through thick and thin since 1973.
Jacob uses his commercial law and litigation experience to tackle complex and difficult legal matters.
Jacob advises in relation to litigation, restraint of trade, commercial law, business startups and employment law. He also oversees the firm’s family law and QLD conveyancing practice.
Dougal has been in practice since 1978 and has experience in a variety of legal matters including wills, estates and succession planning.
Dougal advises clients in all their personal and commercial business structures and transactions and now specialises in all types of succession planning, for instance disputed wills and family provision claims.
Joining the team in 2017 under the Elderlaw brand, Rodney brings over 40 years experience in the areas of elderlaw, will disputes, and guardianship.
Rodney is a renowned author with such publications as ‘Ederlaw in Australia’ (published by LexisNexis). He lectures extensively in this field and is well regarded as the foremost expert on the topic of Elderlaw.
Priscilla Sidey is a litigation lawyer who was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2008. She has since specialised in litigation on a wide range of matters with a focus on commercial litigation, equity (including probate and family provision), estate disputes, elder law, common law claims and personal injury compensation.
Her experience has equipped her with invaluable litigation skills including empathetic critical thinking and professional problem solving while maintaining an equitable approach. Priscilla is proactive in providing careful and effective advice to her clients to help them achieve early dispute resolution and avoid incurring unnecessary costs.
Jackson provides a valuable contribution across all areas of the firm, with a particular commitment to property and commercial dispute matters. Jackson is eager, professional and detail oriented, making him an effective team member and providing clients with a quality service.
Jackson will be admitted as a solicitor later this year.
Sean joined Foulsham & Geddes in 2021 to assist on a plethora of legal matters, from wills and estates to elder law and much else besides.
He previously worked as a class actions paralegal and as an assistant clerk to various barristers, as well as a freelance legal researcher supporting litigation and legal publications. Sean is right around the corner from completing his practical legal training and being admitted as a solicitor.
Nicole joined us in 2015 and manages the firm’s accounts including accounts payable/receivable and is responsible for all trust related dealings. In addition, Nicole provides support to our solicitors and office in a varied capacity.
Nicole studied political science and is registered as a Justice of the Peace (JP) in New South Wales.
Milly joined us in 2019 as a high school graduate and assists with Estate administration. In addition, Milly maintains client files, safe custody documents, and provides general and technical support to solicitors in the office.
Milly believes that building a friendly but professional relationship with clients is key in providing an unmatched service. Her interest in the legal field motivates her to offer high quality support to her colleagues and clients.
Helena joined us in 2020. In her role she provides support to all the solicitors with their complex matters. She is in her third year of a combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communications (Social and Political Sciences) at the University of Technology Sydney. She expects to graduate at the end of 2023.
Lina joined our team in 2021 with an extensive customer service background. Her core mission is to ensure every client’s needs are met.
Lina is responsible for the daily running of our solicitors’ diaries and incoming enquiries as well as providing office support.
Lina studied in Human Resources and her interest in Employment Law has been motivation to expand her knowledge in its practical application in the firm.
We believe in providing value for money. We can provide a free quote if you ask for one. We constantly review our cost estimates to ensure there are no surprises at the end and that the services we provide are viable. Foulsham & Geddes is also willing to consider blended rates, capped fees, fixed prices, value pricing, staged costing, event costing as requested.