PARTNERS


GREG SOLOMON - LLB

GREG SOLOMON - LLB

GREG SOLOMON

MANAGING PARTNER

Email: gsolomon@solbros.com.au

Greg has had extensive experience both in Australia and on various overseas projects in a wide range of areas relating to resources, property, commercial and corporate law.    

His work in all these areas during the past 40 years has covered many major matters and has involved a very wide range of international, national, government and local clients.

In addition, Greg has continuously, over the past 30 years, been an executive director of various public companies with both Australian and overseas operations, and has extensive experience of a far broader nature than merely provision of legal services, in relation to strategic planning and other issues commonly considered by boards of directors.

Greg has also served as both a trustee and solicitor for the SAS Resources Fund and its associated Trusts since their establishment in 1996.

Admitted: 1973

 

 

MARK BLUNDELL - LLB, B Juris

MARK BLUNDELL - LLB, B Juris

MARK BLUNDELL

PARTNER LITIGATION

Email: mblundell@solbros.com.au

Mark has extensive experience practising in commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution.  He has represented clients chiefly in a broad range of commercial and corporate disputes, including in the areas of trade practices, negligence (predominantly professional negligence), insurance, equity, insolvency, Corporations Act matters, and intellectual property.  He also practises widely in the area of estate litigation.

Mark represents clients principally in complex litigation in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the Federal Court.  He is admitted to practice in all jurisdictions in Western Australia and in the federal courts of Australia.

Mark is a qualified mediator noted on the Mediator Standards Board's Register of Nationally Accredited Mediators, and has been a member of the Law Society's Alternative Disputes Committee for a number of years.

Admitted: 1988

 

 

 

MICHELLE HAWKSLEY- LLB (Hons) BEcon

MICHELLE HAWKSLEY- LLB (Hons) BEcon

MICHELLE HAWKSLEY

PARTNER COMMERCIAL

Email: mhawksley@solbros.com.au

Michelle has had extensive experience in the areas of corporations law (including ASX listings, fundraisings – initial public offerings and non‑renounceable and renounceable rights issues – corporate restructures, corporate compliance, shareholders agreements and notices of meeting), acquisitions and divestments of companies and businesses, real property law (including the drafting and negotiation of industrial and commercial leases, land sales and purchase agreements and building contracts), contract law, general commercial law, statutory interpretation and goods and services tax. 

Her work in all these areas has covered many major matters and has involved a very wide range of international, national, government and local clients and various ASX listed companies.

Michelle also serves as both a trustee and solicitor for the SAS Resources Fund and its associated Trusts.

Admitted: 1998

DOUG SOLOMON - LLB (Hons), B Juris

DOUG SOLOMON - LLB (Hons), B Juris

DOUG SOLOMON

PARTNER COMMERCIAL/LITIGATION

Email: dsolomon@solbros.com.au

Doug has had extensive experience in many areas of law including real property, property development law, strata titles law, conveyancing and settlements, finance and securities, leasing, planning and environmental law, corporations law and business associations, commercial law, construction law, commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, contract law, statutory interpretation, franchising, administrative law, recoveries, insolvency, trusts, trade practices and competition and consumer law, insurance and torts law, public and professional liability and general legal services.

His work in all these areas has covered many major commercial and litigious matters and has involved a very wide range of international, national, governmental and local clients. Doug has acted and continues to act as a director of a number of public companies.

Doug has appeared as counsel in all Western Australian and federal courts (including the High Court) and tribunals on a very wide range of commercial and other litigation matters.

Admitted: 1979

DAVID MARSH - LLB, Professional Certificate in Arbitration

DAVID MARSH - LLB, Professional Certificate in Arbitration

DAVID MARSH

PARTNER LITIGATION

Email: dmarsh@solbros.com.au

David has had extensive experience in construction and engineering law, professional liability, contract mining, administrative law, arbitrations, joint ventures, occupational health & safety, and resources project development generally. 

His work in these areas has covered many significant and diverse matters within Australia and overseas.  In acting on the Murrin Murrin arbitration from 2000 to 2004 he was involved in one of the biggest disputes ever conducted in Australia.  His clients have included major engineering and construction contractors, major Australian mining companies, defence contractors, insurance companies and government bodies.    

David has also appeared as counsel in all Western Australian courts, the Federal Court and in a number of domestic and international arbitrations.  He has also managed litigation in the High Court of England and Wales.  He holds a Professional Certificate in Arbitration from the University of Adelaide, was the State President of the Western Australian Branch of AMPLA Ltd from 2008 to 2011, and President of AMPLA for the year 2014/2015.  

Admitted: 1995                                                                        

CHRIS WILLIAMS - LLB, BCom

CHRIS WILLIAMS - LLB, BCom

CHRIS WILLIAMS

PARTNER LITIGATION

Email: cwilliams@solbros.com.au

Chris has experience in a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Chris has acted in a wide range of matters involving contract, real and personal property, sales of land, corporations, insolvency (corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy), mortgages and securities, trade practices (including misleading or deceptive conduct and competition law), equity (including unconscionable conduct and fiduciary duties), town planning, torts (including negligence) law and the interpretation of various statutes.

In addition to providing advice, Chris has acted (both as solicitor and as counsel) in proceedings in various Western Australian and Federal Courts and Tribunals and in alternative dispute resolution (e.g. mediation and arbitration) procedures.

Admitted: 2005

TOBY NICHOLLS - LLB, BEc (Hons)

TOBY NICHOLLS - LLB, BEc (Hons)

SHANNON DAVIES - LLB, BSc (CompSci)

SHANNON DAVIES - LLB, BSc (CompSci)

SHANNON DAVIES

PARTNER COMMERCIAL

Email: sdavies@solbros.com.au

Shannon practises in general front-end commercial law, with a particular focus on commercial real estate transactions. He has substantial experience in acquisitions and divestments (both real estate and business), real estate developments, commercial leasing, State taxes (land tax, transfer duty and landholder duty), loan arrangements, securities, and other general property and commercial matters.

Shannon acts for a wide range of clients, and maintains an established network of connections with professionals in the Western Australian real estate industry.

He is the property law course director for the Piddington Society’s new practical legal training program, and has acted as an instructor for several years on the property law component of the Leo Cussen Centre for Law’s articled clerks training program.

A Business News 40under40 Winner in the professional services category and the 2016 winner of the Property Council of Australia’s WA Future Leader Award in the advisory and transactions category, Shannon is also a current member of the Property Council’s Retail Management Committee.

Outside of law, Shannon is a co-founder of the Ethan Davies Fellowship, which facilitates collaborative paediatric brain cancer research between the Telethon Kids Institute and other research institutes around the world.

Admitted: 2006

TOBY NICHOLLS

PARTNER COMMERCIAL

Email: tnicholls@solbros.com.au

Toby has substantial experience in real property and commercial law (including acquisitions and sales, commercial and industrial leasing, building contracts, strata titles and subdivisions), environmental and planning law, and general contract law.  He also has significant experience in providing advice and drafting documentation for estate and succession planning, as well as practising in estate matters covering probate (both contentious and non-contentious matters) and family provision claims.

Toby provides legal services to a wide range of national, government and local clients.

Admitted: 2000


SETTLEMENTS

Michelle Moulton - Settlements Manager. Licensed from 2005

Email: mmoulton@solbros.com.au


ADMINISTRATION

Karen Cogoli - Practice Manager

Email: kcogoli@solbros.com.au

Aaron Gates B.Com CA AGIA - Financial Controller

Email: agates@solbros.com.au