Matthew Yates – Director

matthew@mylegalgroup.com.au

Matthew Yates has been a lawyer since 1996 and has worked for large, middle tier and boutique legal practices. Matthew is passionate about helping businesses (small or large).

Matthew’s work has included:

  • property development and property transactions including conveyancing, leasing etc
  • property acquisitions and sales (conveyancing for residential, industrial and commercial property)
  • property leasing – retail shop leases, industrial leases and commercial leases
  • acting for a national petroleum company in property and business matters
  • major farm acquisitions and sales
  • business acquisitions and sales
  • trade mark applications
  • commercial contract drafting and advice
  • business structuring
  • business disputes
  • franchise advice
  • advising and assisting employers and employees
  • estate planning – wills, enduring powers of attorney and business succession planning
  • Matthew was a past vice president of the 4556 Chamber of Commerce and has been president and committee member of various P&C and other community organisations

Matthew is well rounded commercial lawyer with experience in many areas of the law having acting for large and small businesses and the Queensland government.

Paul Kusy – Director

paul@mylegalgroup.com.au

Paul Kusy has been a lawyer since 1992 and has lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast since 1998.  He was previously a Partner in the Sunshine Coast’s largest law firm, in charge of their commercial department.

Paul’s areas of expertise include:

  • property development and property transactions
  • property acquisitions and sales (conveyancing for industrial and commercial property)
  • property leasing – retail shop leases, industrial leases and commercial leases
  • business acquisitions and sales
  • share/company sales and acquisitions
  • commercial contract drafting and advice
  • body corporate/community title advice
  • business structuring
  • mortgages and securities
  • franchise advice

Paul is currently a director for the Buderim Foundation Ltd and he previously served for over 10 years as a director for the Queensland not for profit organisation, Community Solutions.

He was also a past committee member for RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) for the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.

 

Jacqueline Peall – Lawyer

jackie@mylegalgroup.com.au

Jacqueline Peall is a newly admitted solicitor working primarily in employment law and leasing. Jacqueline comes to the profession with extensive commercial experience gained over 30 years of working in financial and human resources management and is passionate about helping employers and employees resolve workplace challenges.

Jacqueline’s areas of practice include:

Employment Law –

  • unfair dismissal
  • unlawful dismissal
  • general protections advice
  • workplace bullying
  • employment contracts
  • independent contractor agreements
  • workplace policies and procedures
  • workplace health and safety
  • workplace change management
  • alternative dispute resolution
  • workplace investigations

Lisa Leech – Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

convey@mylegalgroup.com.au

Lisa began her legal career in Sydney in 1985 gaining extensive experience in residential conveyancing, mortgages, mortgage releases, mortgagee sales and off the plan developments.  After moving to the Sunshine Coast Lisa took a break from legal and worked as an Executive Assistant for a local property developer and then a business coach before making the move back into conveyancing.  Lisa is passionate about conveyancing and providing first class service to our clients.