Gary specialises in contesting estates and challenging wills. On occasions he is also asked to defend estates against a challenge. Gary also attends to the general legal needs of clients.He assists in conveyancing and land development, commercial leasing, the sale or purchase of businesses, estates, wills and powers of attorney.
Gary commenced as a lawyer in 1979 after obtaining a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New South Wales. Gary worked in a medium sized law firm for 5 years and was a partner in an established law firm for 9 years, gaining experience acting for a number of financial institutions, councils and developers.
Gary is keenly interested in business and is a former President of Nowra Chamber of Commerce. Gary has been involved with several community and sporting organisations in various capacities. He is a past Apexian and is a past President of Bomaderry Rotary Club is heavily involved in junior sport.
Anastasia holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney. She is admitted as a solicitor to the NSW Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia. Anastasia has experience in a range of family law matters.
Anastasia’s passion is assisting clients to resolve their family law problems and move on with their lives.
Anastasia gained experience in Sydney, working for two law firms prior to joining Lees Luke Family Law. Anastasia decided to join the legal profession in order to help people in their daily lives.
Anastasia specializes in family law and has gained a reputation for being intuitive, determined and compassionate.
Anastasia regularly attends seminars and conferences to keep abreast of family law changes and developments. She is committed to a high level of expertise in heading up Lees Luke Family Law.
Anastasia also has a commitment to community and family law groups and has served on the board of the Shoalhaven Law Society. She has featured in the Sydney Morning Herald for her advocacy for reasonable legal aid funding to ensure continued assistance to vulnerable and financially disadvantaged clients.
Anastasia is an enthusiastic netballer and has enjoyed playing in the local netball competition. She loves the coastal lifestyle of the Shoalhaven and enjoys its beautiful beaches.
Caroline has been working in the legal industry for over 27 years. She spent 12 years working for a leading law firm in the Sydney CBD before relocating to Nowra. Caroline joined our firm as a personal assistant to Gary Lees in 1999. She is an experienced Senior Property Paralegal, proficient in all aspects of conveyancing (residential and commercial), banking and finance, estate and probate matters. Caroline is also a Justice of the Peace.
Outside of the office, Caroline loves playing tennis, bushwalking and spending time with her family.
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