• Peter McLachlan Partner

    Founder Peter McLachlan has particular knowledge and experience in commercial and property transactions, estate planning, employment law and planning law.

  • Andrew Thorpe Partner

    Andrew Thorpe began his career in 1979  and trained in commercial law, property law and litigation. Andrew now primarily focuses on commercial litigation and now leads the litigation team.

  • Toby Carter Partner

    As an Accredited Business Law Specialist, Toby assists clients with practical and commercially focused advice for medium sized and family businesses. Further, Toby practices in commercial and residential conveyancing and leasing matters in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

  • Samantha Peterson Partner

    Samantha has broad experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution in Queensland, New South Wales and England where she is also fully qualified.

  • Vicki Kelly Partner

    Vicki is an experienced Family Lawyer and an Accredited Specialist in the area of Family Law. Commencing practice at McLachlan Thorpe Partners in 2015, Vicki leads the firm’s Family Law team.

  • Richard Chadwick General Counsel

    Richard Chadwick has extensive general commercial experience as a director of various public and private companies operating in the retail, rural, investment and resource sectors.

  • Suzanne Young Special Counsel

    Over the last ten years, Suzanne has worked exclusively in the areas of Estate Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate and Estate Administration.

  • Juliana Ng Senior Associate

    Juliana works as part of the team handling complex litigation. Intellectual property is a major principle specialty.

  • Chao Deng Associate

    Chao joined the commercial and property team in 2012. With a broad range of experience in drafting and advising on all types of commercial documents, he also has experience in commercial transactions.

  • Gary Andrew Associate

    Gary is a commercial disputes and insolvency specialist with over 15 years of experience in these areas across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

  • Tarrek Naji Lawyer

    Tarrek is a litigation solicitor who holds a Bachelor of Laws (UWS) and is currently completing a Master of Laws at the University of Sydney.

  • Emma Shuttleworth Lawyer

    Emma has an in-depth understanding of Court processes and advocacy experience within the Family Law Court system.

  • Rebecca Goh Lawyer

    She was admitted as a lawyer in March 2017 and is particularly interested in property, wills and estates, family law and medical negligence matters.

  • Renee Smith Lawyer

    Renee joined McLachlan Thorpe team in 2017 as an experienced family law lawyer.

  • Jonathan Wong Lawyer

    Jonathan works in the Commercial & Corporate team, and the Property & Construction team.

  • Elaine Hall Licensed Conveyancer

    Elaine Hall is a Licensed Conveyancer/Property Paralegal. Elaine deals with all aspects of residential and commercial transactions.