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Who We Are

Mcnamara & Associates Real - Reliable | Experienced | | Approachable | Local
Colloquially referred to as “Ipswich’s local law firm,” it’s a tagline that we happily wear. Our lawyers have deep ties to the Ipswich region that apart from their professional involvement in numerous local activities, we support many community-based initiatives.

McNamara & Associates has been a provider of quality legal services to the people of Ipswich and the Lockyer Valley for over 70 years. We now have a dedicated team of 20 highly skilled people who can assist you with your legal problem, no matter what it is.

Meet Our Team

Our Partners

Kerian McNamara

Kerian McNamara

CONSULTANT

Kerian started studying law as an articled clerk in 1976. Kerian was admitted as a solicitor on 2 February 1981 and later became a partner in the firm in 1982. In 1999 he was...

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KEVIN STEED

KEVIN STEED

Partner

Kevin studied Law at QUT and did Articles of Clerkship with McNamara & Associates. Kevin was admitted as a Solicitor in December 1991 and entered into partnership with...

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PETER WILKINSON

PETER WILKINSON

Managing Partner

Peter Wilkinson is the Managing Partner of McNamara & Associates. Peter works predominantly in the Special Areas practice of the firm...

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JEREMY BRUCE

JEREMY BRUCE

Partner

Jeremy Bruce is a Partner of McNamara & Associates and manages the Springfield office at Orion Shopping Centre. After commencing employment with McNamara &...

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DAVID MILLWATER

DAVID MILLWATER

Partner

David Millwater is a partner of McNamara & Associates and manages the Wharf St Office, at Ipswich. David was admitted as a solicitor in 2003 and began his career with...

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Our Law Team

ABRAHAM ARENDS

ABRAHAM ARENDS

Senior Associate

Abraham Arends was admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland in March 2003. After initially practising at Upper Mt Gravatt Abraham moved to Carter Capner...

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BROCK HARM

BROCK HARM

Solicitor

Brock Harm is a Solicitor working in the Gatton office of McNamara and Associates. Brock is a local Gatton lad born and bred. Brock started out as a five year Articled Clerk in...

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MATTHEW TYRRELL

MATTHEW TYRRELL

Solicitor

Matthew Tyrrell (Graduate) LLB (QUT), BBus (Int Bus)(QUT), Grad Dip Legal Prac (QUT) Matthew Tyrrell is a Solicitor at McNamara & Associates...

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REBEKAH SANFUENTES

REBEKAH SANFUENTES

Solicitor

REBEKAH SANFUENTES, LL.B, GradDipLP, TEP Rebekah has been employed by McNamara & Associates since 2003. She began studying her Bachelor of Laws at Queensland University of...

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JOSHUA BROWN

JOSHUA BROWN

Solicitor

Josh was born and raised in the Lockyer Valley, Queensland and attended Lockyer District High School. Josh aspired to become a Solicitor early on in life however when Josh...

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Belinda Pinnow

Belinda Pinnow

Solicitor

Belinda is a business and property law solicitor with McNamara and Associates. ,She works across all areas of business, commercial, corporate and property law...

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Tarryn Rea

Tarryn Rea

Solicitor

Tarryn was admitted to Queensland Supreme Court as a Solicitor in 2013. Tarryn practices in all areas of family law, including children's matters, property settlement, child support and child protection matters...

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We understand better than most, that legal problems don’t always get better, but often get worse, the longer they’re ignored