About Us

Since 1935

We are the oldest law firm in Williamstown and one of the oldest in Australia.

Our History, Reputation & Results confirm our commitment to the highest Standards, Ethics, Integrity, Quality & Cost-Effective Legal Services.

We speak plain English to our clients and attend to all matters in an Efficient, Timely and Personal manner.

We have been, and continue to be, the law firm of choice for so many generations because of our Strategic Approach, Astute Lawyers, Impeccable Knowledge and Commitment to Quality Legal Services. Our experience, communication skills and capabilities bring a refreshing, common-sense and practical approach to understand your needs and deliver Results.

1st Established in East Melbourne & Bairnsdale in the 1930s.

Our founders were well-respected, resourceful lawyers who quickly made a name for our practice.

Nanna Frances Wilckens was the founding partner. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1931 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1933. She was the 13th woman admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor in Victoria.

Alice Mary Roche partnered with Nanna in 1955. She also graduated from the University of Melbourne, with a Master of Arts degree in 1935 and later, with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1951. Ms Roche was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor upon the motion of Mr E H Hudson QC on 3 March 1952.

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