Tony is a very experienced lawyer, and specializes in family and related areas of the law. He works as a child representative in the Family Court, Federal Circuit Court and the Tasmanian Magistrates Court. He has a busy practice in matrimonial property and child issues. Tony also oversees the firm’s conveyancing practice.
Roland works in the civil and criminal areas, including administrative review, anti-discrimination, environment and planning and federal workers compensation. In the criminal area he has a busy practice defending forest protesters and other civilly disobedient people.
Eve graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2009 with a combined degree of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws. Whilst studying she enjoyed teaching the piano to a range of students. Admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in August 2010, Eve relocated to Townsville and worked mainly in personal injuries and Family Law. During her three years there she enjoyed exploring North Queensland, including Cape York. Eve loves to travel and in 2013 travelled around Australia with a camper trailer and then through South East Asia the next year. Some of the highlights of this trip included the Thailand beaches and northern countryside, the smiles of the Cambodian people, and motorbike riding through the central highlands of Vietnam. Eve joined FitzGerald and Browne in March 2014 to work mainly in the area of family law, including parenting matters, property settlements and divorce.
Claire is one of our bright stars.
Claire graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2006 with a combined degree of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws. Claire worked in the private sector for several years before being admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in August 2010. After a year as an Associate to Justice Alan Blow, now Chief Justice Blow, she joined FitzGerald and Browne. Her work is largely in the areas of family and criminal law, and includes a practice in the State Magistrates Court and the Federal Circuit Court. Claire also volunteers at the Hobart Community Legal Service and is a member of the Southern Young Lawyers Committee.
A super lawyer and super mum.
Cassandra is presently on maternity leave. She graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2002 with a combined degree of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws. She was admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of Tasmania 2003 and has practised since that time, and continues to practice in, family law and commercial law (including conveyancing).
Cassandra particularly specialises in the area of family law. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is on a ‘for purpose’ board in the disability sector. Cassandra is also on the child representative panel in the Magistrates Court (Children’s Division) of Tasmania, and is an ICL (Independent Children’s Lawyer) for the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court.
Colleen handles much of the firm’s conveyancing, administers our trust account and manages the general office accounting. She is a gem! She is also a legend on the badminton court!