Bruce Burdon-Smith

Barrister & Solicitor, Principal

Bruce has been in general practice for over 35 years. His wide ranging experience enables him to provide advice across a range of legal issues including corporations, wills, probate, estate planning, powers of attorney, conveyancing and commercial leases.

 

Bruce takes pride in BSA Legal's capacity to offer clients a personalised service, based on the principle that confidentiality is paramount to any successful lawyer-client relationship.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Master of Laws (Wills & Estates)

 

Professional accreditations

  • Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

  • Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants

  • Certified Practising Accountant

  • Fellow Australian Society of Accountants

  • Associate Chartered Institute of Secretaries

  • Associate Chartered Institute of Managers

  • Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia Ltd

  • Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP)

Jame Lewis

Jame joined BSA Legal in 2018. He has been a lawyer for more than 36 years and has a wide ranging experience in many areas of business law.

 

Jame's expertise includes wills and powers of attorney, as well as estate planning. He is adept at working alongside accountants and financial advisers in this area.

 

Jame also assists not-for-profit organisations operating in Australia, Africa and Asia in the area of governance and training.

Legal practitioner

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Bachelor of Commerce

 

Professional Accreditations

  • Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

  • Member Australian Institute of Company Directors

Mark Laughton

Legal practitioner

Mark Laughton

Mark joined BSA in October 2011 after nearly 23 years with Victoria Police, specialising in covert policing.

 

Mark brings to BSA Legal a wealth of experience in policing and familiarity with the criminal justice system which he applies to his work advising clients in criminal law and family law. Mark also works across a range of other areas including wills and estates, building and planning disputes, and property law.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment

 

Professional accreditations

  • Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

  • Golden Key International Honour Society

  • Balnarring District & Community Bank Branch Director·    

Spencer Bock

Legal practitioner

Spencer joined BSA Legal in 2008. He has over 50 years experience as a legal practitioner and works in the areas of wills, estate planning and disputes, probate and powers of attorney.

Spencer's  expertise and experience is coupled with a talent for finding resolutions to legal problems in a fair and reasonable manner.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

 

Professional accreditations

  • Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

Camilla Burdon-Smith

Camilla joined BSA as a legal practitioner in 2014 and specialises in property law.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Bachelor of Science

  • Professional Certificate of Management

  • National Mediation Accreditation

 

Professional Accreditations

  • Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

  • Member of Resolution Institute of Australia

Legal practitioner

Michael Robson-Brearley

Legal practitioner

Michael joined BSA in 2019. New to the profession Michael is ready to provide succinct and clear legal advice to clients in the areas of family law and family violence, criminal law, employment law, wills and estates, and dispute resolution.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Professional Accreditations

  • Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria & High Court of Australia

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