James Frank

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. 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 of Commercial Law, Employment Law, and Industrial Relations

 

Philip van den Heever is the Business Development Lead. He 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

 

Naomi Webb

Practice Lead of Estates and Succession Planning

 

Naomi Webb is highly experienced in Estate Planning and Estate Administration, and has completed her Masters of Applied Law in Estate Planning and Wills & Estates. Naomi seeks to empower her clients to be in control of their futures and to guide them through the steps of wills and estates. She is an avid bookworm and dreams of creating her own personal library.

 

Andrea Harrold

Associate Lawyer Family Law

 

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 Family Law

 

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.

 

Matthew Sibley

Lawyer Family Law

 

Matthew Sibley’s career is driven by his deep interest in how the law governs and responds to society. Matthew uses this knowledge to empower clients and enables them to understand their rights and responsibilities under Family Law. Matthew is enthusiastic about sport, and plays, watches, and talks about every sport at every opportunity.

 

Katherine McCarthy

Lawyer Family Law

 

Katherine McCarthy is invested in restoring parental relationships to create positive futures for all members of the family. She uses her knowledge of law to solve people’s problems. Katherine is a keen traveller having visited 23 countries so far, with plans to explore even more.

 

Nathanael Coles

Lawyer Personal Injury

 

Nathanael has extensive experience working in Personal Injury, having worked on the recent Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. He is particularly knowledgeable on tort law with plaintiff and defence insurance work. Nathanael is interested in the way law shapes society. He enjoys spending his time surfing.  

 

Lisa Pizzonia

Senior Paralegal of Property, Commercial Law, and Employment Law

 

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.

 

Kaitlyn Elvery

Graduate Lawyer Estates and Succession Planning

 

Kaitlyn Elvery 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.

 

Emily Graham

Law Clerk

 

Emily Graham is completing her studies in law. Emily is skilled at communicating the complexity of Family Law in a simple way. She is studying law as she is invested in providing help for those in stressful situations. Emily is skilled in sports and shows off her talents playing ultimate frisbee.

 

Micaela Corr

Marketing and Event Coordinator

 

Having studied Communications and Creative Intelligence and Innovation, Micaela is invested in innovating the communication of law through her role. Micaela is interested in interior design and dreams of building her own home.

 

Kindalin Lever Naylor

First Impressions

 

Kindalin Lever-Naylor is the first point of contact for clients, whether by calling or visiting our office. Her organised nature thrives in the administrative work of her role. When you come to our office, be sure to ask Kindalin for her latest book recommendation.