Les KohegyiDirector & Partner, Legal
Director & Partner, Legal
Practice Areas: Wills & Estate Planning , Will Disputes , Business & Commercial Law , Hungarian Clients
Les holds Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)(Honours) degrees from Deakin University and a Masters Degree in Applied Law, majoring in Wills & Estates, from the College of Law. In addition to these tertiary qualifications, Les holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance from Chartered Secretaries Australia. He is entitled to appear in all State and Federal courts, Les practises in the areas of commercial litigation, business law, conveyancing, debt collection and wills & estates.
Les has previously worked as a consultant for financial services and legal executive search firm and a Client Relationship Assistant Manager for one of Australia’s leading share registries; gaining considerable practical experience in areas of corporate governance and employer and employee related needs. He brings to his practice his experiences from outside of the law, having previously taught English as a foreign language to business executives and having produced and presented radio shows for SBS Radio’s Hungarian language service.
Vince LeoneDirector & Partner, Business Advisory
Director & Partner, Business Advisory
Practice Areas: Business Advisory, Mediation, Negotiations, Building/Construction Matters (Vince is a qualified and experienced Civil/Structural Engineer with Town Planning, Merger & Acquisition, Business Sales, Italian Clients
Vince has over 20 years’ management experience spanning many industries (including Property, Business Consulting, IT & Telecommunications, eCommerce/Software, Finance & Insurance, Engineering, Mining, Infrastructure/Utility, Retail, Automotive, Transport, Manufacturing, Distribution, Education & Government) over a number of geographies (including Australia, Asia, China, India, Middle East, Europe, South Africa and the USA). Vince holds Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Town Planning qualifications and has and facilitated numerous business courses.
Vince is also the Managing Director of BOSS Consulting & Advisory Group, an organisation he established to provide specialist Business Optimisation and Strategic Services (BOSS). In this capacity Vince has assisted business owners/directors establish new organisations, optimise existing businesses, establish new markets and take businesses to the next level. Vince previously worked as Managing Director, CEO or General Manager of a number of private and public organisations (some listed on the Australia ASX and UK AIM stock markets).
Vince brings a new approach to our practice, focusing on protecting our clients’ assets and lifestyle whilst achieving the best possible commercial outcome, where possible, avoiding costly and protracted legal battles.
Contact Vince, for a no obligation meeting, to see how we achieve these results for you.
Julia JeffriesSenior Associate
Practice Areas: Property Law & Developments , Conveyancing ,Wills & Estate Planning , Will Disputes & General Law
Julia has a Bachelor of Arts degree from her home town university, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has lived in Victoria for many years, working in a variety of roles, including her own business as an owner-driver and as a partner in a car repair business.
As a mature age student, Julia obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Melbourne University whilst working full-time. She has worked in the Melbourne legal profession for twenty years, developing a property specialisation from a generalist background in commercial litigation, leases and mortgage recovery.
She has taken responsibility for a range of property-related matters, including planning, estate administration and mortgagee sales.
Recently she has specialised in contested wills/TFM litigation and probate matters in Victoria, NSW, Western Australia and Queensland.
Julia brings a broad experience of legal and life matters to Wilckens Roche Lawyers and is happy to discuss your legal requirements with you. Julia is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Practice Areas: Commercial Law, Debt Collection & General Law
Theresa MorganteSenior Associate
Practice Areas: Family Law, Commercial Law, Wills……
Theresa has broad experience in family law and deceased estate matters.
Theresa acts in family law matters in relation to both settlements by consent and in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia. She appears for clients at mediations and at court as well as preparing parenting plans and orders to reflect agreements. Theresa has assisted many clients who have been subjected to various degrees of family violence.
Theresa also acts for clients in various criminal matters and has been successful in appealing numerous Magistrates’ Court sentencing decisions in the County Court of Victoria.
Amanda SmithLawyer & Senior Accountant
Lawyer & Senior Accountant
Practice Areas: Business Law, Accounting, Succession Planning, Debt
Collection & General Law
SARAH MCELWEEConveyancing Manager
Practice Areas: Conveyancing, Property Matters & Legal Administration