Mark has lived on the Gold Coast most of his life. He commenced his legal career in 1976, taking a break for a number of years to pursue a sporting career.
Mark was admitted as a Solicitor in 1987 and has practised as a Principal since October 1990. The firm’s vigorous pursuit of quality assurance/accreditation is driven by Mark so that the firm can assure clients of the best quality service.
Mark’s client base ranges from commercial/residential property developers to “mums and dads”.
He prides himself on establishing long term relationships with clients.
Mal has lived all of his adult life on the Gold Coast. He commenced law as an Articled Law Clerk in 1976 and was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in March 1981. Mal immediately went into practice as a Sole Practitioner in Palm Beach and continued to practice for almost 28 years until the end of February 2009. He was also admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1988 and has practiced in both Queensland and New South Wales since that date.
One of the reasons Mal has chosen to merge with Reaburn Solicitors is to take advantage of the infrastructure in place thereby enabling his clients to gain access to a wider range of legal services all under the one roof.
Kristy Collins – Associate
Kristy has resided on the Gold Coast since 2000 and graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Laws in 2002. She was admitted as a Solicitor in December 2006. Since 2008, Kristy has practised for legal firms located in the Burleigh Heads area and has developed strong ties to
the southern end of the Gold Coast both professionally and personally.
Kristy has extensive commercial experience which includes residential conveyancing, commercial conveyancing, business structure advice, business sales and purchases, commercial leasing and retail leasing. She additionally provides advice to clients with respect to wills, enduring power of attorney and estate planning as well as estate administration.
Kristy joined Reaburn Solicitors in May 2018. Kristy is a mother of 1 and enjoys keeping
herself fit in her spare time while spending time with family friends.
Julie is our part time Receptionist working Monday to Thursday. She commenced work with our firm in April 2006. Julie worked for a legal firm in Taree for 7 years and a financial advisor/accountant in Armidale for 3 years. She returned to the workforce after raising 2 children for 6 years.
Carla initially commenced working for Reaburn Solicitors in 1993. She later established her own business offering specialist skills in Conveyancing/Commercial work. She returned to our firm in 2013 working part time in our Conveyancing section. Carla now works exclusively in our Wills and Deceased Estate section. She has considerable skills and experience in the conduct of Estate administration and Probate Applications.
Kathleen Fleming – Legal Assistant
Kathleen has worked in the legal industry in various areas of law for over 30 years. She ran her own Legal Temping Agency for 2 years in 2000. Kathleen works in our Conveyancing Department.
Karen joined our firm in June 2008 and works in our Word Processing Section. She has worked in various legal offices on the Gold Coast predominantly as a Legal Word Processing Operator for many years. She has extensive knowledge of legal documentation and word processing.
Sarah joined our firm in February 2018. She graduated from a Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2015 from Griffith University Gold Coast Campus. As a junior Sarah is discovering where her passion lies within the legal system and applies a strong work ethic, positive attitude, eagerness to learn and help wherever needed within the firm.
Michelle Walker – Legal Assistant
Michelle has resided on the Gold Coast since 2006 after moving from Ireland with her family.
Michelle has worked in the legal industry in various areas both in Ireland and Australia for over 25
years. She joined Reaburn Solicitors in 2019 and
works in our Family Law department.