Divorces, Property Settlements, Children’s Issues, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law Litigation, Criminal/Traffic Matters
Nestoras (Nes) is a solicitor in our family law team. He completed a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice at Flinders University in 2015 and joined Andersons’ family law team in May 2016. Coming from a close knit family with links to Greece, Nes understands the importance of family, and recognises the major impact that family law can have on family relationships. It is extremely important to Nes that family matters are addressed and resolved in an amicable and efficient manner. He understands that family law matters can be daunting and stressful for everyone involved and prefers dispute resolution (mediation and negotiation) to court proceedings. Nes works predominately in family law but has had some exposure to criminal law. Nes is a great communicator, having worked in customer service and small business management prior to completing his legal studies.
Criminal Law, Withdrawal of charges, Traffic Law
Ey has appeared as counsel in all jurisdictions including the Court of Criminal Appeal and the High Court of Australia. He has acted as counsel in countless trials including many high profile cases successfully securing acquittals or nolle prosequis (withdrawal of charges). He is held in high regard and considered to lead one of the best criminal law firms in Adelaide and South Australia. With over 40 years of criminal law experience, Mr Stephen Ey is the Managing Partner and co-founder of Mangan Ey & Associates Pty Ltd. Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 1978 he has practised exclusively in criminal law here in Adelaide ever since. Mr Ey has been voted one of the preeminent criminal lawyers in Adelaide by the independent Doyle’s Guide for 4 years running.
Commercial law, Corporate insolvency, Criminal law, Traffic law, Disciplinary, Defamation law
Joseph has graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and has completed the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University. He is admitted as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Courts of South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory as well as the High Court of Australia. Upon graduation, Joseph commenced practise at an Adelaide commercial law firm, focusing predominantly upon commercial litigation and corporate insolvency. Joseph acted for clients in a number of complex matters in varying jurisdictions including the High Court, the Federal Court and the Australian Football League Commission. Joseph was then appointed as the Associate to the Honourable Justice David of the Supreme Court of South Australia, where he worked closely with Justice David on a number of high profile criminal trials and appeals. This experience provided Joseph with an excellent working knowledge of practice and procedure in South Australia’s criminal Courts.
Eleanor completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of South Australia in 2012 and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Australian National University. She began as a law clerk with the firm in 2012. She is now engaged as an associate solicitor practising in all areas of criminal law.
Criminal law, Litigation, Family law, Personal injury law
Jasmine commenced working at Barbaro Thilthorpe Lawyers as a Law Clerk in 2015, while studying her Bachelor of Laws. Jasmine graduated in 2018 and was awarded Honours as well as the Dean’s Certificate for Miscarriages of Justice. Jasmine was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a Barrister and Solicitor in May 2019, after completing her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Jasmine frequently works on complex criminal matters. She has been involved in several Murder trials and High Court appeals and works regularly with preeminent Counsel. Jasmine practises predominantly in criminal law, as well as family law and personal injury law.
Associations Law, Workplace Law, Criminal and Disciplinary, Coronial Inquests and Royal Commissions, Defamation Law, Litigation
Morry Bailes was Tindall Gask Bentley’s managing partner for 18 years until he retired from that position on 30 June 2020. Morry continues to provide services to TGB as a senior business advisor and lawyer. He has been and remains a forward-thinking business strategist, and retains a passion for practising the law that he has held since the start of his career. His rapport with Associations representing particular workplace groups has seen him establish a specialty practice. He has served as Principal Advisor to such organisations as the Police Association, Correctional Officers’ Legal Fund, and the South Australian State School Leaders Association, advocating for members in criminal and disciplinary matters. He has also advised associations on their own constitutional and business affairs.
Criminal law, Traffic law, Disciplinary matters
Craig Fabbian is the principal of Fabbian Lawyers in Adelaide. He is an admitted Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia. He has also been admitted as a Solicitor of the Superior Courts of England and Wales. Craig is an experienced defence lawyer specialising in criminal, traffic and professional regulatory and disciplinary matters. He has defended clients in a number of high profile cases involving complex legal and scientific issues. Craig has successfully represented individuals charged with murder, major fraud and other serious criminal offences. In addition to criminal and traffic matters, Craig is experienced acting for professionals facing allegations of misconduct in the course of employment. Prior to establishing Fabbian Lawyers, Craig worked with leading crime and professional discipline law firms both in Australia and England.
Criminal law, Commercial law, Civil litigation
Commencing employment at Brian Deegan Lawyers in 2009, whilst studying a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting at the University of Adelaide, Patrick is passionate about criminal law and commercial & civil litigation. Since admission to the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia in 2014, Patrick has become experienced within most South Australian Courts whether appearing as solicitor, counsel, or assisting Senior Counsel in complex matters.
Criminal defence law, Traffic law, Suicides, Motor vehicle accidents, Workplace/industrial accidents, Homicides, Commercial litigation, Misadventure
Amy graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2002 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics Major). Thereafter she began practising in Criminal Defence Law with a midsize firm where she ran their Criminal practice. This saw Amy represent people in relation to a broad range of criminal and traffic offences and across all jurisdictions from the Magistrates Court through to the Supreme Court of Appeal. In 2007 Amy moved into the role of Counsel Assisting the State Coroner and Deputy State Coroner, working for the Coroner’s Court of South Australia. In that same year, she was promoted to Senior Counsel Assisting. She remained in that role for the next 10 years and was Counsel Assisting in over 250 inquests during that time. In this role, Amy dealt with a variety of matters including medical related deaths, deaths in custody (police custody, prison custody, legislative custody), suicides, motor vehicle accidents, workplace/industrial accidents, homicides, misadventure and many more.
Criminal defence law, Drug offences, Assault, Drink driving, Traffic offences, Accident claims, Family law, Victims of crime, Wills & estates
With a Bachelor of Laws from Flinders University, Scott Laidlaw has an excellent reputation for client success. Scott’s speciality is criminal law, with particular focus on drug offences’, assault, drink driving and traffic offences. Scott also deals regularly with accident claims, family law, victims of crime and wills & estates. Scott is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and has contributed his spare time to the Somerton Surf Life Saving Club.