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 Marrone holds a Bachelor of Design (Architecture) from the University of Newcastle and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney. She is admitted to the NSW Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia. Anastasia’s background in the construction industry has attributed to her experience in building disputes and construction law. Anastasia also has experience in assisting with conveyancing and family law matters.
Anastasia Marrone has moved to the area from Sydney where she gained experience in debt recovery and building disputes whilst working for NECA Legal (National Electrical Communications Association) a boutique law firm specialising in construction law and building disputes.Before becoming interested in the law, Anastasia worked for a building company in Sydney. This experience is a credit to her knowledge and understanding of how the law can be applied to common building disputes
, whether it be issues between the home owner and the builder or between the builder and the subcontractor.Anastasia has also worked for a property law firm in Sydney, gaining experience in retail and commercial leases and general conveyancing matters.
Anastasia is an enthusiastic netballer and enjoys playing in the local competition. She loves living near the coast and enjoys swimming at the beach.Anastasia has moved to the Shoalhaven to be closer to family and to move away from the ‘hustle and bustle’ of Sydney.
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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