Frank Law is an innovative, boutique law firm servicing clients in Corporate, Litigation and Personal Services.

Frank Law was established in 1985 as Druitt Frank. The firm has changed names over the years, but we have remained focused on our mission to serve our clients with integrity. Our history has created a foundation of trustworthy practice.

Frank Law is a different law firm because we understand our clients. Each case has a unique goal, and we work creatively to achieve your individual desired outcome. 

Chief Executive Partner, James Frank has been working with Frank Law for nine years in various roles, beginning as a consultant and coming on full time in 2014. He pioneered the review process of the business and was instrumental in designing the future of the firm. His passion for innovation and technology, and his experience in building and scaling starts ups, has pushed Frank Law into being the progressive and relevant law firm it is today.

Our Foundations

Knowledge Knowledge

We share our knowledge and educate our clients to empower them. We are subject matter experts committed to growing our own knowledge.

Integrity Integrity

We act with the utmost integrity in every interaction and communicate honestly and transparently. We have created a culture of accountability.

Community Community

Our client centred processes and genuine care for them builds community. We contribute, lead and serve our community.

Innovation Innovation

We innovative the traditional provision of legal services by embracing and engaging with new technologies and systems to improve our efficiency and access to our clients.

Our Vision

We believe that order is good and necessary. We acknowledge that we are positioned within our community with power and so we strive to advocate for order and justice. We serve each other to create a positive workplace. We aim to meet the needs of our clients by continually strengthening our services. We nurture relationships with our clients and referrers. We believe we have a responsibility as a corporate citizen to support our environment through sustainability. In all that we do, we strive to leave a positive impact.

Our Team

James Frank

CHIEF EXECUTIVE PARTNER

 

James Frank is an accredited Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) Expert member. He has been working with Frank Law for nine years in various roles, beginning as a consultant and coming on full time in 2014. He pioneered the review process of the business and was instrumental in designing the future of the firm. His passion for innovation and technology, and his experience in building and scaling starts ups, has pushed Frank Law into being the progressive and relevant law firm it is today. James’s ideal day would be spent drinking coffee, watching sport and finishing the day with a glass of whisky.

Andrew Frank

CONSULTING PARTNER

 

Andrew Frank established the firm as Druitt Frank in 1985. In his 46 year law career, Andrew led the firm as Chief Executive Partner for 31 years. His presence in Frank Law is invaluable, as he continues as a Consulting Partner.

Philip van den Heever

SPECIAL COUNSEL

 

Philip van den Heever has over 16 years of commercial law experience in both South Africa and Australia. His deep understanding of commercial law allows him to wisely direct his clients to succeed in their business development.

Andrea Harrold

ASSOCIATE LAWYER

 

Andrea Harrold has a particular interest in domestic violence laws as she is passionate about ensuring positive family relations and creating stable homes. Andrea uses her skills and knowledge to help her clients direct their futures. Her adventurous nature takes her hiking through New Zealand and snacking on durian.

Karla Elias

LAWYER

 

Karla Elias is knowledgeable about the complex links between Family Law and Criminal Law. She seeks to educate her clients to navigate the law and understand the processes. Karla is a Masterchef extraordinaire with a speciality in chocolate desserts.

Katherine McCarthy

LAWYER

 

Katherine McCarthy uses her knowledge of law to solve people’s problems. Katherine is a keen traveller having visited 27 countries so far, with plans to explore even more.

Kaitlyn Sheridan

LAWYER

 

Kaitlyn Sheridan is passionate about her future in law as she thrives when working to solve people’s problems. Kaitlyn is a keen athlete and regularly runs half marathons. She completed the climb to Everest Base Camp and is already planning her way to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Lisa Pizzonia

SENIOR PARALEGAL

 

Lisa Pizzonia is knowledgeable of many areas of law due to her extensive and varied experience working in a law office for over 20 years. Lisa’s passion in helping people achieve their goals drives her career. Lisa’s ideal day would be spent at the beach with her family.

Kindalin Lever Naylor

PARALEGAL

 

Kindalin Lever-Naylor is our junior paralegal. When you come to our office, be sure to ask Kindalin for her latest book recommendation.