Evan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2007 and was admitted to practice as an Australian Legal Practitioner in 2009. Evan has worked for Allens (then Allens Arthur Robinson), Conveyancing Work Solicitors, and Slater & Gordon. He has experience in property, wills & estates, powers of attorney, estate litigation, debt recovery, sale & purchase of a business, contract and commercial matters.
Evan enjoys playing tennis, keeping active and travelling.
Nicole graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree as a mature student after previously completing a Health Science degree and later raising a family. Her life experience and practical approach to legal services to meet the needs of clients has proven to result in a consistently high level of client satisfaction. Nicole has worked at Williams & Lay Lawyers since 2018. Nicole enjoys practising in a range of matters including wills and estates, debt collection and family law. Nicole lives locally and enjoys outdoor activities that many of us take for granted in the Yarra Valley, such as riding her horse, hiking and gardening.
Josie has been working in the industry since 2013 and has been a valued employee at Williams & Lay Lawyers since 2016. Josie has a keen eye for detail, she is organised and very efficient with her matters leading her to provide outstanding customer service to each and every individual client. Josie has experience and knowledge of a wide range of property matters including, standard conveyancing, transfers and stamp duty matters, off the plan purchase and sale, subdivisions as well as experience in wills, powers of attorney and estate matters. Josie provides clear and concise information to her clients and believes that communication is key to building strong client relationships, which she is passionate about and continues to build and maintain these relationships.
Josie has lived in the Yarra Valley since childhood. In her downtime, Josie’s hobbies include playing basketball, walking her dogs Hugo and Sasha and having just purchased her first home with her partner, completing renovations and sprucing up her home.
Having previously worked in Real Estate and with several years of experience in customer service, Leah goes above and beyond to provide her clients with the highest level of service. Leah’s exceptional organisation and time-management skills help lead to enhanced productivity and make her an invaluable member of the team at Williams & Lay Lawyers. Leah understands that excellent customer experience is paramount in any business. When it comes to dealing with clients, professional service and consistent communication are vital to cultivate client relationships and to provide each of our clients with the service they deserve.
Having lived in the Yarra Valley for most of her life she has a great appreciation for the area and all it has to offer. In her downtime, she loves spending time outdoors and taking her dog Pippa on walks with her friends.
Sharon has worked in the legal industry since 2006. Firstly commencing as a receptionist, then working her way up to become a paralegal in the areas of wills, probate, conveyancing, leasing, commercial litigation in general practice law firms. She completed her advanced diploma of business in legal practice in 2011.Outside of work Sharon enjoys cooking, spending time with her family, skiing and travelling. She is also fluent in Cantonese and speaks conversational Mandarin.