Team

Team

Les Kohegyi
Director, Legal

LES KOHEGYI

DIRECTOR, LEGAL

E: les@wrl.com.au

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 Leone
Director, Business Advisory

VINCE LEONE

DIRECTOR, BUSINESS ADVISORY

E: vince.leone@wrl.com.au

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 Jeffries
SPECIAL COUNSEL

JULIA JEFFRIES

SPECIAL COUNSEL

E: julia.jefferies@wrl.com.au

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).

Nina Lachmann
CONSULTANT & Overseas LAWYER

NINA LACHMAN

CONSULTANT & Overseas LAWYER

E: nina.lachmann@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Commercial Law, Property Law, Business Disputes, Business Advice, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wills, Estate, Probate, Debt Collection & General Law.

Theresa Morgante
SENIOR LAWYER

THERESA MORGANTE

SENIOR LAWYER

E: theresa.morgante@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Family Law, Property Law, Wills, Estates, Probate & General Law.

Theresa has extensive experience in family law and general law 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 mediatios 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.

ELISA BERRY
LAWYER

ELISA BERRY

LAWYER

E: elisa.berry@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Conveyancing, Property Law, Wills, Estates, Probate, Business Law & General Law.

ASHLEE CHATS
LAWYER

ASHLEE CHATS

LAWYER

E: ashlee.chats@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Wills, Business Law, Estates, Probate, Conveyancing, Debt Collection & General Law.

MICHAEL MCCARTHY
LAW GRADUATE

MICHAEL MCCARTHY

LAW GRADUATE

E: LAWYERS@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Business Law, Accounting, Property Law, Dispute Resolution, Succession Planning, Debt
Collection & General Law.

CELESTE GRAHAM
LEGAL ADMINISTRATION

CELESTE GRAHAM

LEGAL ADMINISTRATOR

E: LAWYERS@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Legal Secretarial & Administration procedures

We're hiring LEGAL STAFF

We’re hiring LEGAL STAFF

Experience in any of the following Practice Areas preferred: Family Law, Wills/Estates/Probate, Commercial/Corporations/Business Law,  Property/Conveyancing, Debt Collection & other General Law practice areas.

Evelyn NG
LAWYER

EVELYN NG

LAWYER

E: LAWYERS@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas: Business Law, Accounting, Property Law, Dispute Resolution, Succession Planning, Debt
Collection & General Law.

ALANNAH LEONE
CLIENT LIAISON & MARKETING

ALANNAH LEONE

CLIENT LIAISON & MARKETING

E: INFO@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas:  Client Marketing & Communications

ALEX CHAN
LEGAL ADMINISTRATION

ALEX CHAN

LEGAL ADMINISTRATOR

E: INFO@wrl.com.au

Practice Areas:  Legal Secretarial & Administration procedures

We're hiring LAWYERS

We’re hiring LAWYERS

Any Practice Area: Family Law, Wills/Estates/Probate, Commercial/Corporations/Business Law,  Property/Conveyancing, Debt Collection & other General Law practice areas.

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