Paul Everingham

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Phone: 0412 655 477
Current Position: Partner, Solicitor and Company Director.
Areas of Law: All areas of law.   

Professional Qualifications
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland admitted 2 August 1966
  • Barrister and Solicitor in the High Court of Australia
  • Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
  • Notary Public
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Honorary Malaysian Consul in Queensland for 27 years.

Paul was admitted as a Lawyer in 1966 and worked mainly in litigation and commercial law with an emphasis on the mining and infrastructure industries.   He has extensive contacts in those industries, including five major companies involved in contract mining in Australia.  In 1978 he became First Chief Minister and Attorney General of the Northern Territory and remained active in the Northern Territory politics until 1987, the last three years in the Australian House of Representatives.   

Since then Paul has concentrated on the law and business in South East Queensland.  He has formed a practice specialising in business law, mediation, commercial litigation and planning and environment law.   


Susan Lewis

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Current Position: Partner and Director
Areas of Law: Personal Injuries

Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Queensland University of Technology.
  • Bachelor of Laws – Queensland University of Technology.
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Susan joined the firm in September 2004, with a number of years experience in the area personal injuries litigation.
  • Susan was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 16 July 2001, after having completed 2 years articles of clerkship at one of Queensland’s largest personal injury law firms.
  • Susan has continued to focus her interests in the area of personal injury litigation and practices exclusively in the area.  She has extensive experience in the area.

Julia Wallace

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Current Position: Solicitor
Areas of Law: Family Law, Property Settlements, Mediating Family Disputes, Divorce, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Custody Issues, Business and Leasing.

Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Law – Queensland University of Technology
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court

Julia joined Everingham Lawyers in 1998 as a Receptionist having previously worked in the banking industry.  Julia progressed through all areas of the practice including secretarial work, conveyancing, paralegal roles, accounts and office management before her admission as a solicitor.

Before finding her niche in Family Law, Julia practiced and continues to practice in in the areas of:

  • Real property including corporate and commercial agreements
  • Leasing and “developer” contracts
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Retirement village leasing and advice
  • Establishment of corporate structures

Her background in these areas means that she can offer a wealth of practical experience to problems for client’s associated with:

  • Relationship breakdowns;
  • Parenting disputes;
  • Resolutions for parenting and property matters; and
  • Child Support issues – (See more)

Whilst understanding the emotional undercurrents at play.


Michelle Davies

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Current Position: Conveyancing Manager
Areas of Law: Conveyancing Purchases and Sales

Michelle has over 30 years legal experience predominantly in conveyancing. Clients are her number one priority and client satisfaction is of utmost importance to Michelle.   Her extensive experience allows her to ensure that the transactions proceed smoothly and on time.  Michelle is meticulous with her handling of matters from the time of receiving a contract through to final settlement. 


Belinda Brand

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Current Position: Conveyancing Paralegal
Areas of Law: Conveyancing Purchases and Sales

Belinda commenced employment with Everingham Lawyers on the 9 February 2015.  

Belinda handles the conveyancing matters for Everingham Lawyers in conjunction with Michelle Davies.    Belinda’s attention to detail and exceptional organisation skills are a great asset in the demanding role of a conveyancer.  

Belinda’s back ground includes 16 years’ experience within the legal industry.  She takes great pride in her work and assisting the sellers and buyers in the local area and afar with their purchase or sale, be it their first home or investment property.


Amanda Clarke

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Current Position: Office Manager

Amanda commenced working with us in January 2004 as a junior clerk before quickly being promoted to our Brisbane secretary. In late 2004 Amanda was relocated to our Caboolture office where she became Paul Everingham’s secretary, then paralegal and she continued in this role until May 2008. In May she stepped into the role of Office Manager full-time basis. However in 2009 Amanda went on maternity leave to have two children and worked on and off as the Office manager during this period. Amanda returned not long after working part time as our Office Manager.


Krystie Horsley

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Current Position: Paralegal
Areas of Law: Personal Injuries

Krystie joined Everingham Lawyers as a filing clerk on 2 February 2004. After a short time Krystie progressed to become the Personal Injuries Department Secretary and then again to the Personal Injuries Department Paralegal.

Krystie supports Susan in the paralegal role and is prepared to take on any task assigned to her. Krystie is predominantly focused in the Personal Injuries area.  


Kellie Pitt

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Current Position: Paralegal
Areas of Law: Personal Injuries

After finishing high school in 2004, and with no future direction in mind, Kellie saw an advertisement in the local paper for a filing clerk with Everingham Lawyers.  Since then she has never looked back.  Kellie has steadily progressed through the ranks of Everingham Lawyers from filing clerk to secretary to paralegal.  

Kellie has worked in multiple areas of law including family, banking and finance and litigation however personal injuries is her passion. Kellie looks forward to continuing to work with Susan & Paul and eagerly awaits completion of her law degree to develop her knowledge and skills further.


Luke Newton

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Current Position: Law Clerk
Areas of Law: Trainee Law Clerk

In December 2016 after completing his law degree Luke started his traineeship with Everingham Lawyers as a Law Clerk.   He will spend the next twelve months learning all the areas of the firm and working out his passion within the law.


Janet Lee

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Current Position: Senior Legal Secretary
Areas of Law: Litigation Department

Janet has been involved in the legal industry for approximately 19 years.    She is an experienced legal secretary with knowledge and background in most areas of law.    

Janet is a positive, hardworking employee who has a flexible attitude with professional presentation. Janet brings to the firm excellent communication skills, strong initiative and is self-motivated with high standards.


Lizzie Kenny

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Current Position: Accounts Manager

Lizzie joined Everingham Lawyers as an Administration Assistant in August 2011. Her dedication to this position resulted in her being promoted in January 2013 to be the Personal Injuries Secretary. As a valued member of the firm she was promoted to our Accounts Manager in August 2015.

Our Staff

All our Professional staff are assisted by a team of Paralegals, Secretaries and Administration Assistants.