Our Heritage Conveyancing Team is headed by solicitors who are admitted to practice under the Legal Profession Act 2007 (QLD). They are all members of the Queensland Law Society and admitted to the High Court of Australia.
They are supported by conveyancing professionals who have decades of experience which means that your matter is in safe hands.
Our team will take you through any contract and are available to discuss your matter at any stage. We will keep you informed of the progress of your transactions and contact you immediately if there is any issue with your settlement.
Our solicitors can assist with a suite of legal services associated with your property transaction including:
- Probate & Letters of Administration
- Wills & Power of Attorney’s
- Commercial Leases
- Guarantor Advice
- Binding Financial Agreements
Christopher Trace LL.B. (Hons) GDLP MBA MQLS – Principal
Mr Trace is admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.
Christopher was bestowed the honour of being named as the University of Southern Queensland Law & Justice Alumnus of the Year for his works in the community.
He is an executive Board Member of the Ipswich Show Society which was founded in 1873 and has 150 years of tradition supporting primary producers, exhibitors and community organisations.
Mr Trace also sits on the James Cook University advisory board for the development of the Masters of Business (MBA) program.
He loves to spend time with his family and is involved with various school projects throughout the year.
Mr Trace has also assisted a number of community groups through Pro-Bono Legal works and is an active member of Rotary. Christopher Considers it a privilege to assist:
DVAC – Domestic Violence Action Centre
Ipswich Show Society
Ipswich Girl Guides
ISIS Masonic Lodge
Compassion for Animal Society
Our Principal has assisted the Post Graduate Law School at the Queensland University of Technology, with legal graduates as they prepare for admission to the Supreme Court as Solicitors, and the University of Southern Queensland undergraduate law degree program.
He has appeared in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts as an advocate on behalf of a variety of clients.
He leads the Heritage Conveyancing Team and can assist with a broad spectrum of legal matters and takes the time to understand the issues you may face.
Kathleen Trace LL.B. (Hons) GDLP MQLS – Senior Associate
Kathleen has been awarded degrees in Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Southern Queensland and Graduate Diploma of Practical Legal Training from Queensland University of Technology.
She is admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia.
Kathleen has represented clients in a number of jurisdictions including the Magistrates and District Courts and QCAT. She specialises in Estate Matters including Probate, Letters of Administration and Family Estates.
In addition, she has carriage of a variety of matters including litigation and property disputes. Kathleen has a wealth of experience in Debt Collection and Consumer Credit proceedings, and looks forward to assisting you with your next legal matter.
Kathleen approaches any matter with a deep appreciation of the impact upon her clients and works diligently towards the best possible outcome.
Anton La Vin LL.B. GDLP – Special Consultant
Anton lectures in Civil Proceedure at the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ).
He is currently completing his PhD with a focus on Administrative Tribunals inclidng the Queensland Civil Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
Mr La Vin specialises in litigation matters through out the Tribunals, Magistrates and superior courts. He has previously practiced as a principal solicitor and has a wealth of experience and knowledge.
Anton can also assist with Family Court matters under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) with respect to finalising property, parenting and consent orders.
Michael Stockwell LL.B. GDLP JP (Qual) Bteach BMus (Hons) Dip MLang ATCL MQLS – Solicitor
Michael specialises in complex and convoluted cases requiring cross discipline lateral thinking. After unravelling intricate cases Michael briefs the firm’s respective specialists and then works with them to provide our clients with concise and impeccably researched legal advice.
Michael has particular interest in Body Corporate, Environmental and Heritage Protection law. He also assists the University of Southern Queensland Law Faculty as a tutor and assignment marker.
Aside from his legal career, Michael is also an experienced and awarded violin and viola teacher. Having a background in education enables Michael to exercise great care and patience when explaining complex and often daunting legal concepts and cases to clients.
This critical ability puts minds at rest and empowers clients throughout the legal process.
Katrina Cole LL.B. GDLP – Solicitor
Katrina is based in our Boonah office and has a long family history and roots in the Greater Boonah Community.
Her attention to detail and exacting nature results in excellent outcomes for our clients. The Heritage Conveyancing Team is committed to providing professional legal services to rural and regional districts.
She assists Anton La Vin with litigation, Family Law and general matters. You can make an appointment or contact her via our contact link.
Nicole Dukleski JP QUAL – Conveyancing Manager
Nicole is our conveyancer in chief.
She is a highly experienced Conveyancer and is a valued member of the Heritage Conveyancing Team. She has had experience across a wide range of legal matters including family law, wills and estates.
Her knowledge of the Land Titles Practice Manual and the Queensland Conveyancing Protocol is born from many years experience in the field.
She has been responsible for providing conveyancing services to Stockland property throughout Queensland.
More recently her role at Subway saw her managing commercial leases throughout Australia and New Zealand on behalf of the Subway franchise.
Nicole is focused on customer service and providing excellent outcomes for our clients.
Zoe Gault – Paralegal
Zoe has had over 10 years of experience in the conveyancing and property law sphere.
She has assisted with complex family law property transfers and has carriage of conveyancing matters with the Heritage Conveyancing Team.
Zoe has an attention to detail which ensures that your matter is attended to with the utmost care and consideration. She has conducted over 4000 property transactions and is highly focused on client outcomes.
She is well known for protecting our client’s rights under their contract and is diligent in ensuring all details are attended to.
We are lucky to have her as part of the Heritage Conveyancing Team.
Ellie Fenwick – Clerk
Ellie is in her final year of study for her Bachelor of Law.
She is invaluable member of the Heritage Conveyancing Team and is often the first contact our clients have with our firm.
Ellie has a remarkable attention to detail and will help you keep your matter on track through the complexities of a property transaction.
Ellie has already accumulated an immense knowledge in Property Law and is happy to assist with your matter.
Alyson Mathison Cert IV Financial Services, ABA ICB – Office Manager
Alyson originally hails from the Land of the Long White Cloud but has made Australia her home.
She is our Office Manager and is often the main point of contact for our clients and colleagues.
Alyson is a fully qualified book keeper and holds standing with the Australian Bookkeepers Association (ABA), Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).
Alyson has 20+ years bookkeeping and administration experience working across a wide range of different businesses ranging from sole traders to large companies.
She specializes in troubleshooting, Trust Accounting, cloud accounting software packages, installation and set-up of software, BAS preparation and lodgements and high level bookkeeping assistance, advice and training.