More about Tim
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.
More about Penny
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.
More about Thao
Thao is passionate about family law and has experience in a variety of areas of law including personal injury, and wills and estates.
Thao believes in an empathetic, efficient, and practical approach to resolving legal issues.
Thao graduated with Honours in Law in 2011 and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in 2012. She is the current Treasurer of the Eastern Suburbs Law Society.
Outside of the office, Thao enjoys eating, cheerleading, and learning about Ancient Egypt and astrophysics.
More about Inggrid
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.
More about June
June has vast administrative experience having spent her career working for solicitors in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia. She has run significant branch offices for firms and worked as the Personal Assistant to principals. June has extensive knowledge of the legal process and the critical role of dealing with clients in a personal capacity. Not the least, she brings an appetite for numeric skills to Bay Legal and helps with the accounts side of the business.
Away from work June enjoys walking, aqua aerobics, sport (Manchester City fanatic) and reading. On Monday mornings she enjoys regaling the office with City’s performance on the weekend.
June supports the Children’s Cancer Charity Committee and assists with charity work whenever she can.
More about Nathan
Dip Law (LPAB)
Nathan was admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2019.
Before joining Bay Legal, Nathan worked in managerial roles for over 15 years in some of Sydney’s leading arts institutions and also ran a boutique commercial photography company.
Nathan enjoys the challenges associated with a generalist law firm such as Bay Legal including a diverse clientele and the wide range of legal enquiries.
Outside of work, Nathan loves heading off-road to explore and photograph the many wonders of the NSW countryside.
More about Christie
Christie joined Bay Legal as Office Manager / Conveyancing Secretary in early 2019. For the previous 18 years, she managed the administration of a busy 20 lawyer practice in Sydney’s CBD. Christie has over 23 years secretarial experience working in legal services.
Christie brings to our clients a wealth of knowledge in all forms of legal process. Her experience ensures that in a busy practice environment, client needs are always top of mind.
On weekends, Christie follows the mighty Souths Sydney Rabbitohs and volunteers her Sundays to assist around the grounds of the South Sydney District Junior Rugby League competition.