Our Valuable Team Members


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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Louise Allery


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.


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.