Our People

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Marcus Woodfield

Partner

Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws.

Christine Smyth

Consultant

Accredited Specialist – Inheritance, Elder, Funeral Law & Estate Disputes

Christine’s passion is Succession & Elder Law – that passion, allied with meticulous knowledge of the law has led to her being recognised as one of Australia’s foremost experts.

Sylvia Hoefnagels

Associate

Senior Litigation Solicitor

Sylvia joined our litigation team in 2015. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, and the High Court of Australia in 2005.

Sarah

Sarah Galvin

Associate

Family Law Solicitor

Family law is an emotionally charged area of practice and Sarah is skilled at assisting her clients to navigate through this difficult period in their lives and improving outcomes for them.

Sean Powell

Associate

Inheritance Law Solicitor

Sean specialises in estate disputes, estate administration and estate planning, with a particular focus on contested wills.

Vy Tran

Solicitor

Succession Law Solicitor

Vy is a solicitor of the Inheritance Law Division at Robbins Watson Solicitors and works under QLS Accredited Specialist, Consultant and 2017 President of the QLS Christine Smyth.

Nathan Rutherford

Solicitor

Inheritance Law Solicitor

A warm welcome to Nathan Rutherford, a new addition to our Inheritance Law team.

Brittney-Anne Battelley

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Primarily based within the Conveyancing and Property Law division at Robbins Watson, Brittney-Anne is passionate about providing quality legal services, whilst remaining compassionate and relatable.

Adam Rodwell

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Adam’s skills are founded on his student years crafting his special interest in commerce and entertainment. This uniquely positions Adam for his role in our Commercial Division.

Allison Kelly

Solicitor

Wills & Estates Solicitor

At Robbins Watson, you’ll find Allison navigating clients through their respective estate plans with care, sensitivity and professionalism.

Julius Kho

Solicitor

Property and Commercial Law Solicitor

Julius is our latest recruit to Robbins Watson; after volunteering his time during his practical legal training placement, Julius was hand-selected to join our busy team.

Isabella Phillips

Law Clerk

Estates, Corporate Structures and Family Law

Meet our latest Law Clerk Bell! Bell will be learning and assisting on all things estates, corporate structures and family law in preparation for admission this year.

Duncan Olazo

Clerk/Paralegal

Clerk for the Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Duncan is responsible for assisting our solicitors in the Property and Commercial Law Divisions at our firm.

Mark Jackway

PLT Student

Family Law

Welcome Mark! Mark comes to the RW team as a law student who will be working alongside senior family lawyer Sarah Galvin in our family law department as part of his practical legal training.

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Marcus Woodfield

Partner

Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws.

Brittney-AnneBattelley

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Primarily based within the Conveyancing and Property Law division at Robbins Watson, Brittney-Anne is passionate about providing quality legal services, whilst remaining compassionate and relatable.

AdamRodwell

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Adam’s skills are founded on his student years crafting his special interest in commerce and entertainment. This uniquely positions Adam for his role in our Commercial Division.

Julius Kho

Solicitor

Property and Commercial Law Solicitor

Julius is our latest recruit to Robbins Watson; after volunteering his time during his practical legal training placement, Julius was hand-selected to join our busy team.

Duncan Olazo

Clerk/Paralegal

Clerk for the Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Duncan is responsible for assisting our solicitors in the Property and Commercial Law Divisions at our firm.

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Marcus Woodfield

Partner

Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws.

Sylvia Hoefnagels

Associate

Senior Litigation Solicitor

Sylvia joined our litigation team in 2015. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, and the High Court of Australia in 2005.

Chelsea Baker

Solicitor

Succession Law Solicitor

From assisting clients navigating through assets and structures, to exercising a compassionate understanding during times of trauma, Chelsea removes those additional pressures and feelings of overwhelm present in both Estate planning and administration.

Vy Tran

Solicitor

Succession Law Solicitor

Vy is a solicitor of the Inheritance Law Division at Robbins Watson Solicitors and works under QLS Accredited Specialist, Consultant and 2017 President of the QLS Christine Smyth.

Sean Powell

Solicitor

Inheritance Law Solicitor

Specialist Estate Lawyer

Allison Kelly

Solicitor

Wills & Estates Solicitor

At Robbins Watson, you’ll find Allison navigating clients through their respective estate plans with care, sensitivity and professionalism.

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Sarah Galvin

Associate

Family Law Solicitor

Family law is an emotionally charged area of practice and Sarah is skilled at assisting her clients to navigate through this difficult period in their lives and improving outcomes for them.

Allison Kelly

Solicitor

Wills & Estates Solicitor

At Robbins Watson, you’ll find Allison navigating clients through their respective estate plans with care, sensitivity and professionalism.

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Marcus Woodfield

Partner

Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws.

Adam Rodwell

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Adam’s skills are founded on his student years crafting his special interest in commerce and entertainment. This uniquely positions Adam for his role in our Commercial Division.

Julius Kho

Solicitor

Property and Commercial Law Solicitor

Julius is our latest recruit to Robbins Watson; after volunteering his time during his practical legal training placement, Julius was hand-selected to join our busy team.

Andrew Smyth

Partner

Managing Partner – Technology, Business, SMSF & Litigation

With 30 years’ experience managing and working in business, Andrew is sought after by industry and commerce for his specialist knowledge in structuring, regulatory compliance, business succession planning, SMSFs, technology & cyber security expertise.

Christine Smyth

Consultant

Accredited Specialist – Inheritance, Elder, Funeral Law & Estate Disputes

Christine’s passion is Succession & Elder Law – that passion, allied with meticulous knowledge of the law has led to her being recognised as one of Australia’s foremost experts.

Sylvia Hoefnagels

Associate

Senior Litigation Solicitor

Sylvia joined our litigation team in 2015. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, and the High Court of Australia in 2005.

Sarah Galvin

Solicitor

Family Law Solicitor

Family law is an emotionally charged area of practice and Sarah is skilled at assisting her clients to navigate through this difficult period in their lives and improving outcomes for them.

Vy Tran

Solicitor

Succession Law Solicitor

Vy is a solicitor of the Inheritance Law Division at Robbins Watson Solicitors and works under QLS Accredited Specialist, Consultant and 2017 President of the QLS Christine Smyth.

Marcus Woodfield

Partner

Partner of Property and Commercial Law Divisions

Marcus was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993 after graduating from the Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Laws.

Brittney-Anne Battelley

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Primarily based within the Conveyancing and Property Law division at Robbins Watson, Brittney-Anne is passionate about providing quality legal services, whilst remaining compassionate and relatable.

Adam Rodwell

Solicitor

Property Law Solicitor

Adam’s skills are founded on his student years crafting his special interest in commerce and entertainment. This uniquely positions Adam for his role in our Commercial Division.

Julius Kho

Solicitor

Property and Commercial Law Solicitor

Julius is our latest recruit to Robbins Watson; after volunteering his time during his practical legal training placement, Julius was hand-selected to join our busy team.