OUR TEAM

TIM MITCHELL

TIM MITCHELL

SOLICITOR DIRECTOR

tim.mitchell@baylegal.com.au

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BA LLB MBA

Tim Mitchell is the Solicitor Director of Bay Legal. He was admitted in 1995 and enjoys practising law in a boutique commercial and general practice.

Tim worked in first tier law firms in the 1990s primarily in commercial transactions and infrastructure projects. Since establishing Bay Legal in 2005 he has continued to develop his practice in assisting personal clients and small to medium businesses in general commercial transactions, civil litigation, property, leasing, intellectual property and all forms of Court and administrative appeal representation. He also has considerable experience in criminal defence and employment matters and has been involved with the determination of numerous contested estate matters including Family Provision and disputed Wills matters in the Supreme Court of NSW.

Tim is a currently practising Notary Public and able to assist clients with international transactions in that capacity.

Prior to practising law, Tim gained a breadth of experience working in various political advisory roles and industrial relations. In 1989, Tim co-founded the Australia Asia Young Leaders Program Inc. He is currently the President of the M Club, Maroubra Bay.

For extracurricular activities, Tim enjoys being with his family, camping, reading and listening to history and philosophy.

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OLIVIA BARFIELD

OLIVIA BARFIELD

SOLICITOR

olivia.barfield@baylegal.com.au

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BA LLB DipLegPrac

After completing a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Bachelors of Laws (Honours) and Diploma of Legal Practice, Olivia was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in February 2018. She started working as a solicitor at Bay Legal from March 2018. She loves solving legal problems, developing solutions and assisting clients.

When she is not at work, you will find Olivia playing soccer, frolicking in the ocean or camping and adventuring. If she isn’t doing that, she is probably travelling.

THAO PHAN

THAO PHAN

ASSOCIATE

thao.phan@baylegal.com.au

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Thao has been admitted as a lawyer for five years practising in Family Law, Personal Injury Law and Workers Compensation, in New South Wales and Victoria.  She also has experience in estate planning, property law, and commercial law.

Thao is an Approved Legal Services Provider with the Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service.

Having seen the impact of difficulties in families from a young age, Thao is passionate about empowering those going through complex and emotionally fraught legal proceedings by delivering the best possible service to her clients with respect, empathy and compassion.

Out of the office, Thao enjoys  cheerleading, baking and learning about astro and quantum physics and ancient Egyptian history.

PENNY WRIGHT

PENNY WRIGHT

SOLICITOR

penny.wright@baylegal.com.au

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BEc (Syd) DipLaw (LPAB)

Before joining Bay Legal as a Paralegal and now as a Solicitor, Penny was employed by a major Australian bank for 10 years. Penny’s banking career included various roles in lending, funds management and government and regulatory affairs. Penny also holds a Bachelor of Economics and is currently studying a Masters of Law at the University of Sydney.

MEGAN AMREIN

MEGAN AMREIN

OFFICE MANAGER

megan.amrein@baylegal.com.au

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Megan joined Bay Legal in February 2018.

Megan comes from the Commercial Real Estate sector with a background in marketing and secretarial support.

Megan works as our office manager and assists our solicitors in property conveyancing.

Megan loves to be a the beach, whether it’s a snorkelling, swimming or soaking up the sun, as well as exploring great food and entertainment spots.

INGGRID SANDJAJA

INGGRID SANDJAJA

ACCOUNTS MANAGER

accounts@baylegal.com.au

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Inggrid is a BAS Registered Agent and has over ten years experience as a bookkeeper. She also worked for many years in commercial enterprises in Indonesia prior to emigrating to Australia in 2000.