Our Valuable Team Members

Julie

Julie Duce

Associate Director

Julie specialises in the areas of probate, estate administration and contested estates matters under the Family Provision and Succession Acts, both in ACT and NSW jurisdictions. Julie also practises in conveyancing and commercial leasing and litigation. Julie is originally from Canberra and has extensive experience in a variety of estate issues and as a mediator endeavours to provide to her clients alternative dispute resolution options. She is a member of the NSW and ACT Law Societies and has delivered corporate seminars in the areas of estate and retirement planning. Julie is available for appointments in our Bega, Eden and Merimbula offices.

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Dixie Fitzclarence

Associate Director

Dixie practised law in Canberra for a number of years before joining Peter Tierney and Associates Solicitors in 2009. She has extensive experience in commercial, property and corporate law.  Dixie now practises in a broad range of areas, including criminal law, conveyancing and property related matters, wills and commercial law. She is currently the Vice President of the Far South Coast and Monaro Law Society. Dixie is available for appointments in our Bega, Merimbula and Eden offices.

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Louise Allery

Lawyer

Louise worked as a lawyer for 10 years in both Australia and overseas before relocating to the Far South Coast. Following on from her postgraduate studies she has focused her practice with Peter Tierney & Associates primarily on family law and can provide advice and assistance  to resolve all property and parenting issues. Her practice also takes advantage of her commercial and finance background and includes corporate and commercial law, rural law and property law. Louise is available for appointments in Bega and Merimbula.

Esther

Esther Colson

Lawyer

Esther grew up in Merimbula and completed her HSC at Eden Marine High School. From there, Esther went on to study law at University in Canberra and graduated with Honours in 2012 and was admitted in February 2013. After working as a Legal Officer with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Esther returned to the Far South Coast. Esther is currently practicing in the areas of general litigation and estate planning with this firm. Esther is also currently completing her Masters in Legal Practice through the Australian National University.

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Nikkita Manning

Licensed Conveyancer

Nikkita grew up in Merimbula and completed her HSC at Eden Marine High School.  Nikkita studied Conveyancing Law & Practice through Macquarie University and became a Licensed Conveyancer in 2010.  Nikkita has been practicing in conveyancing since leaving High School and brings seven years experience to our team. She is based in our Merimbula office.