Tony Gallagher | Principal Solicitor


Tony, our principal solicitor with more than 40 years’ experience, can assist you with all areas of law including:


  • Commercial law

  • Wills, Estates, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardians

  • Litigation/Court matters

  • Family Law

  • Property and Leases

  • Local Government and Planning Law

  • Debt recovery




  • Bachelor of Laws - University of Sydney, 1975

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court, 1976

  • Registered as a solicitor of the High Court of Australia

  • Member of NSW Law Society


Community Involvement


  • Member of the Grafton Rowing Club

Trish Gallagher | Office Manager


As Tony’s wife, Trish has been an important part of the business for many years. She primarily assists with:


  • Accounts and payroll

  • General office and administration duties

  • Wills and Estates


Community Involvement

  • Board member of Clarence Village Limited for many years

Kari Hilton | Senior Solicitor


Kari is our experienced senior solicitor who has returned to work with us after several years in a specialist firm. She deals primarily with:

  • Personal Injury claims

  • Employment issues

  • Workers Compensation claims

  • Motor Vehicle Accident claims

  • Negligence

  • Medical and health disputes

  • Insurance claims

  • Litigation

  • Wills and Estates




  • BA LLB – University of New England, 2006

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – College of Law, 2007

  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner in Supreme Court of NSW, 2007

  • Registered as a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, 2017

  • Approved Legal Services Provider for ILARS funding grants, WIRO, 2012 to date

  • Member of NSW Law Society

  • Accredited Specialist - Personal Injury


Community Involvement


  • Director/Board member – Woolgoolga and District Retirement Village, 2013 to date

Geraldine Gallagher | Solicitor


As well as being Tony’s daughter, Geraldine is a solicitor and can assist with:

  • Criminal Law and Traffic Offences

  • Debt Recovery Matters

  • Wills

  • Powers of Attorney

  • Appointment of Enduring Guardians

  • Estate Administration

  • Probate applications

  • Property matters

  • HR management



  • Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Industrial Relations and HR management – University of Sydney 2005

  • Bachelor of Laws – University of New England,  2017

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice - College of Law, 2017

  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of NSW, 2017

Madeleine Gallagher | Solicitor


As well as being Tony’s daughter, Madeleine is also a solicitor. She can assist with:

  • Family and De facto relationship disputes

  • Same-sex relationships

  • Property matters

  • Children’s matters

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders

  • Wills and Estates

  • Conveyancing



  • Justice of the Peace

  • Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

  • Nationally Accredited Mediator

  • Bachelor of Laws – Southern Cross University,  2017

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice - College of Law, 2018

  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of NSW, 2018


Community Involvement

  • Secretary/Board Member - Clarence River Domestic & Family Violence Specialist Service, 2015 to date

  • Secretary – The New School of Arts Neighbourhood House Inc, 2015 to date

  • Co-founder of the Clarence Valley LGBTIQ Interagency in 2014 

Taya Wear | Licensed Conveyancer


Taya is our licenced conveyancer and can assist you with property matters including:


  • Residential Conveyancing

  • Commercial and Rural Conveyancing

  • Residential, Commercial and Retail Leasing

  • Electronic Conveyancing/PEXA settlements

  • Justice of the Peace services



  • Licensed Conveyancer

  • Justice of the Peace

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers NSW division


Community Involvement

  • Secretary of the Clarence Valley BMX Club

Amber Davis | Receptionist


Amber is the friendly face you will see at our front desk. Her duties include:


  • Administration & Reception


Qualifications & Experience

  • Diploma of Lending

  • Understanding and Analysing Financial Statements

  • Effective Supervisory Management

  • Executive Business Diploma

  • Credit Analyst - Bank

  • Acceptance and settlement officer - Bank

  • Account Manager - Bank

  • Administration and Reception roles - various industries

  • Director and Proprietor - own business

N'dea Skeels | Office Manager


N’dea is our Office Manager and ensures the daily operations run smoothly and efficiently. Her duties include:

  • Accounts & Payroll

  • General office & administration duties

Qualifications & Experience

  • Justice of the Peace

  • Associate Degree in Law - Southern Cross University, commencing 2019

  • Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Business & Marketing – Griffith University, 1998

  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, 2015

  • Business Owner

  • Management roles – various industries

Community Involvement

  • Secretary of the Village Green Angels Hockey Club

  • Junior Coach (Under 7s) for Royals Hockey Club – 2016 to Current