Pamela Skirving is an Associate with McNamara & Associates at the Ipswich Office
Pamela was admitted as a solicitor in 2008 after completing a graduate diploma in legal practice with the Queensland College of Law. In addition to her Law degree, Pamela completed a Bachelor of Arts (Justice Studies) at QUT.
Pamela commenced her legal career with the Public Trustee of Queensland in 2007 and worked there for a number of years before embarking overseas on a two-year working holiday. Living in Edinburgh and working for the General Teaching Council for Scotland, Pamela was responsible for servicing the regulatory body’s fitness to teach hearings process for teachers accused of misconduct or incompetence. On returning to Australia, Pamela continued working as a solicitor with the Public Trustee where she gained a wide background of legal knowledge in areas including succession law, equity & trusts law, guardianship & administration law and civil litigation.
Pamela has over 6 years practical experience in appearing in Courts and Tribunals, negotiating agreements in disputed matters and obtaining fair results for elderly and disabled clients, and on behalf of estates. Pamela is also a technician member of the Queensland branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
When she is not in the office, Pamela is usually out in nature enjoying everything that South-East Queensland has to offer and spending time with family and friends. She loves to travel both around Australia and overseas. Pamela is a huge sports fan, particularly of rugby league and cricket.
Pamela approaches matters in a straightforward and uncomplicated way, enabling legal concepts to be understood by her clients so they can fully participate in the legal process.
“The principles of justice and fairness are the foundation of our legal system and the system should be accessible to every person, particularly the most vulnerable members of our society”.