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Our People

Notary Public Western Australia

David Fleming

Director

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : david@hfmlegal.com.au

David was first admitted to practice law in England in 1979. He immigrated to Western Australia in 1988 and was admitted to practice in Western Australia in 1989. David spent his first three years in Western Australia practicing at Ilbery Barblett & O’Dea (now Ilberys Lawyers) and was a founding member of Halperin Fleming Meertens when it came into existence in 1992.
David spends a significant amount of time working in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia assisting Aboriginal communities and corporations as well as individuals.

Practice Areas : Commercial law, wills, trusts, estate administration and will disputes

Family Lawyer North Perth

Josie Sacino

Director

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : josie@hfmlegal.com.au

Josie graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2001 and was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2003. Josie became a director of HFM Legal in 2007.

Practice Areas : Family law, commercial law, civil litigation

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Edward Fleming

Lawyer and General Notary Public

Telephone : (08) 9193 5915

E-mail : edward@hfmlegal.com.au

Edward has been employed by HFM Legal since 2001. He completed a Bachelor of Science (Marine and Biological Science) at Murdoch University in 2005 and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Notre Dame (Fremantle) in 2008. He was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2009. Edward moved to Broome in 2009 and presently manages our Broome Office. Edward was appointed as a General Public Notary in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2016.

Practice Areas : Wills and estates, criminal law, family law and commercial law

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Anna Murphy

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9193 5915

E-mail : anna@hfmlegal.com.au

Anna immigrated to Western Australia in 2004 and became an Australian citizen on Australia Day 2010. She completed a Bachelor of Law (Honours) at the University of Liverpool in 2003 and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2009.
Anna has spent time working for Western Power and Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) before moving to Broome in 2009 to begin employment with HFM Legal.

Practice Areas : Employment law and family law

Amanda Thomas

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : amanda@hfmlegal.com.au

Amanda completed a Bachelor of Law and Arts at the University of Western Australia in 2000 and was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2001.

Practice Areas : Family law, commercial law, civil litigation

Geoff Cummins

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : geoff@hfmlegal.com.au

Geoff joined HFM Legal in 2015. He completed a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce double degree in 2011 at Murdoch University. Geoff has worked as a tax accountant at Cooper Partners and also at the Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre. Geoff was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in July 2014

Practice Areas : Family law, wills, will disputes, estate administration, debt recovery, property law

Nick Brookes

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : nick@hfmlegal.com.au

Nick joined HFM Legal as a law clerk in 2015. He completed a Bachelor of Laws at Edith Cowan University in 2015 and was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in February 2016.

Practice Areas : Family law, civil disputes and enforcement, criminal and road traffic matters

Meredith Hunter

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9328 6226

E-mail : meredith@hfmlegal.com.au

Meredith graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia in March 1995. In addition to her law degree, she has a Bachelor of Arts from Murdoch University with a double major in Theatre and Drama Studies and Communication Studies.
Meredith has worked exclusively in Family Law, Mediation and Care and Protection throughout her career. She is a member of the Family Law Practitioners Association (WA); the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM); The Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section; Collaborative Professionals WA; Women Lawyers (WA) and is on the Register of Practitioners for the High Court of Australia.
Meredith joined HFM Legal as a consultant in 2016.

Dragana Blackwood

Lawyer

Telephone : (08) 9328 6226

E-mail : dragana@hfmlegal.com.au

Dragana joined HFM Legal in July 2016. She completed a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours and a Bachelor of Criminology and Justice Degree at Edith Cowan University in 2012 and a Master of Laws at the University of Western Australia in 2015. Dragana was admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in August 2014 and is on the roll of practitioners for the High Court of Australia. She became a Nationally Accredited Mediator in December 2016. Prior to commencing a career in law, Dragana worked in federal politics. In addition to English, Dragana is proficient in Serbian and Bosnian languages.

Practice Areas : Family Law and Mediation

Kelly Nicholls

Office Manager

Telephone : (08) 9493 1399

E-mail : kelly@hfmlegal.com.au

Kelly joined HFM Legal in 2012. During that time she has been employed in a variety of roles including her present position as office manager. Kelly is presently completing a Diploma of Conveyancing at North Metropolitan Tafe.

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