Coming from a background in the real estate industry and property market, assisting with the sale and purchase of properties, it seemed a natural progression for Sharon to undertake post graduate legal studies with her dream to one day open her own law firm specialising in property law, business and management rights law.
Graduating in 2006 with first class honours from Bond University, Sharon commenced her legal career at a firm she was employed with for nearly a decade specialising purely in property law.
Throughout her years of experience, Sharon has worked in all areas of property law, acting for large scale consortiums, companies, partnerships and individual operators in transactional and advisory matters. Her experience in these transactions provides her clients with a breadth of commercial and legal experience across all areas of property law.
When coming up with the focus and vision for Flood Legal, it was inevitable she chose to continue specialising in property matters and servicing the management rights industry.
Sharon doesn’t take the typical passive approach most lawyers do, she provides her clients with not just high-quality legal advice, but also plays an active role in their property and business transactions, taking a real interest and personal involvement in each and every transaction.
Lara grew up on the Tweed Coast and started her legal career working for well-known local solicitor Ken Lee in 2005. Over the past 15 years, Lara has had a diverse experience in the law in general practice advising on property conveyancing and leasing, business and commercial law, family law, estate administration, succession planning and civil litigation. She particularly enjoys ensuring her clients’ wills and succession plans are properly made.
Lara understands the importance of taking the time to get to know her clients and their needs in transacting their legal matters. Her clients are mostly local people and businesses who appreciate efficient service and advice.
Practising in New South Wales, Queensland and Commonwealth jurisdictions, you will be in safe and experienced hands with Lara as your solicitor. Her legal skill and friendly nature combined with her efficiency and local knowledge will ensure you are well served.
Lara is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia.
She acts pro bono for a number of local charities and not-for-profit organisations.
SENIOR CONVEYANCING Paralegal
Kellie has worked in the legal industry for 25 years predominantly in conveyancing transactions in both Queensland and New South Wales.
She works effectively under pressure and aims to provide a friendly, efficient and smooth transactions for all of our conveyancing clients to ensure their best interests are always priority.
Kellie also works closely with Sharon and Lara assisting with the sale and purchase of hotels, motels and caravan parks, strata advice and by-laws.
Management Rights Paralegal
Melissa has over 12 years experience in the legal industry.
During this time Melissa has developed extensive experience across both New South Wales and Queensland conveyancing laws. In addition, she also has experience working in other areas of law including family law, litigation and wills and estates.
Always looking to develop new skills, Melissa has now turned her focus to management rights, working closely with Sharon and Brit in assisting them with the day to day running of our management rights matters.
Melissa always strives to ensure each and every matter runs smoothly and efficiently.
Peta has over 20 years experience in the legal industry and is a Tweed Coast local – living and working in the area for over 41 years.
Peta’s attention to detail and wisdom of legal knowledge she has obtained throughout her experience is a key attribute in her dedication to her role.
Peta assists Lara with the day to day management of her matters and has extensive experience in dealing with wills and estates transactions.
Peta also delivers a high level of assistance to all of our staff in our other areas of law and is a qualified Justice of the Peace serving for over 12 years.
Kylie has worked in the legal industry for nearly 30 years in various key senior management roles.
Throughout this time, she has developed a broad range of experience and a wealth of knowledge in what it takes to manage a successful law firm across the areas of human resources, information technology, finance, operations and risk and compliance.
One of her main passions, is people and culture including employee wellness. She loves seeing people developing new skills and successfully working their way through their own personal growth and career progression.
Kylie also loves being involved in the development of new and efficient work practices involving technology, including the development of workflows and automation to ensure effective file management.
Having previously run his own successful business in the building industry for over two decades Daniel has a huge amount to offer our clients.
His experiences have provided with him with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the ins and outs of the building industry, making it easy for him to relate to clients.
Daniel has always held a vested interest in the property industry, having previously been an auctioneer, purchasing and selling many properties himself, overseeing the building of several homes and also developing small scale land developments.