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Your Legal Teams

When you instruct a lawyer at ARL you are not instructing an individual, instead, you are instructing a team of legal specialists.

Recognising that no one can be an expert in all matters of law, ARL has developed five specialist teams. Our teams are:

This unique specialist combination gives us a breadth and depth of expertise rarely found in one firm.

Meet the ARL Legal Team

Ian S Avison (LLB)
Ian S Avison (LLB)Partner
Sale and Purchase of property and businesses, property investment structures, commercial leasing, subdivisions, and franchising.
Benedict J J Sheehan (LLB)
Benedict J J Sheehan (LLB)Partner
District/High Court matters, employment, dispute resolution, mediation/arbitration, leaky home and construction claims, family protection and testamentary promises claims, insolvency and debt recovery proceedings, traffic/police matters.
Rebecca R Dickie (LLB, BA)
Rebecca R Dickie (LLB, BA)Partner
Commercial transactions, estate planning, residential and commercial property transactions, subdivisions, leases.
Paul G Logan (LLB)
Paul G Logan (LLB)Partner
Commercial transactions, Senior and Elder Law, estate planning/wills/powers of attorney, financial planning structures, trusts.
Sarah Morrison (LLB)
Sarah Morrison (LLB)Partner
Relationship property, care of children, separation, child support, guardianship, spousal maintenance, adoption, protection of personal property and rights, domestic violence, paternity, family protection and testamentary promises claim
Sharee Cavanaugh (LLB, BA)
Sharee Cavanaugh (LLB, BA)Senior Associate
District/High Court matters, employment, dispute resolution, mediation/arbitration, leaky home and construction claims, family protection and testamentary promises claims, insolvency and debt recovery proceedings, traffic/police matters.
Nisha Dahya (LLB)
Nisha Dahya (LLB)Associate
Relationship property, dissolution, separation advice, care of children and guardianship, domestic violence, paternity, adoption, spousal maintenance.
Michelle Beeby (LLB)
Michelle Beeby (LLB)Associate
Property, trusts, estate planning/wills/powers of attorney, business & commercial transactions
Jason Taylor (LLB)
Jason Taylor (LLB)Senior Solicitor
Property, business & commercial transactions
Nicki Hopkinson (LLB, BCom Finance)
Nicki Hopkinson (LLB, BCom Finance)Senior Solicitor
Commercial transactions, Property, Trusts and Asset Planning
Joshua Pietras (LLB (Hons) BSc, LLM
Joshua Pietras (LLB (Hons) BSc, LLM Solicitor
Joshua Pietras (LLB (Hons) BSc, LLM
Dispute Resolution (particularly insurance, employment, debt recovery), criminal and traffic matters.

Luke Havler (LLB, BA)
Luke Havler (LLB, BA)Solicitor
Property, business and commercial transactions
Alice Laurence (LLB Honours, BCom)
Alice Laurence (LLB Honours, BCom)Solicitor
District and High Court matters, employment, dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration, construction claims, insolvency and debt recovery proceedings, traffic and police matters.
Grace Cummings (LLB, BA, MIR)
Grace Cummings (LLB, BA, MIR)Solicitor
Trust, Wills and Estates
Jeanne McDonald
Jeanne McDonaldPractice Administrator