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Our friendly team are committed to working with you to provide advice that’s specific to you and your situation.

stacey mcallan

Director / Lawyer / NMAS Accredited Mediator

  • Bachelor of Laws (University Of New England) 

  • ​Associate Degree in Law (Macquarie University)

  • ​Diploma of Legal Practice (College Of Law) 

  • National Mediation Accreditation (Better Place Australia)

Stacey has never been one to shy away from a challenge and completed her Bachelor of Laws whilst raising her four children and owning the legal firm, which she purchased in partnership with a colleague in 2010.

Stacey's areas of focus include:

  • Property Law particularly commercial property and rural land

  • Probates and Estate Administration

  • Mediation and Dispute Resolution

  • Water Licensing

A ball of endless energy, Stacey also serves as the Vice President of the Gunnedah Chamber of Commerce and is an active member of Rotary 2380. She had previously held the President role for both these organisations. 

Stacey is a smart, generous, and innovative leader with a passion for advocating for the rights of others. She has a unique ability to help people find their voice and be heard, which in her line of business is an excellent quality to have. 

Stacey is fun loving and enjoys eating out with friends, travelling, a glass of vino and watching Seinfeld repeats. 

Reach out to Stacey at stacey@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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Brian Mockler

Principal Lawyer

  • BAB / Diploma of Legal Practice

  • ​Admitted to the Bar of NSW (1978)

  • Admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court NSW (1978)

With over 40 years’ experience practicing law across NSW as a Solicitor and Litigator,  Brian worked initially as a Consultant at Stacey McAllan Legal in 2019 before joining the team as Principal Lawyer in early 2020.

Brian’s areas of specialty include:

  • Family Law particularly property division, settlements and superannuation splitting, separation, and divorce

  • Commercial matters and Employment Law

  • Probate and Estate Administration 

  • Local Government matters

Brian is a Councillor at Gilgandra Shire Council and serves as Council’s representative on the Joint Regional Planning Panel and is a passionate advocate for raising awareness about Ovarian Cancer in regional communities.

Brian isn’t your typical old school Lawyer. Years of experience and knowledge is further enriched by his caring and kind nature which allows him to see the person and not just the matter. His quick wit and sense of humour also helps his clients feel a sense of comfort and right at home.

Reach out to Brian at brian@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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Lisa Davis

Operations Manager

  • Bachelor Social Science – Business (University of Newcastle)  

Before joining Stacey McAllan Legal in 2020, Lisa enjoyed a successful career in Local Government working in executive management roles and consulting for businesses across NSW.  

Lisa’s areas of focus include:

  • Strategic planning and business development

  • Marketing and communications

  • Human resources

  • Stakeholder engagement 

  • Client services

Lisa is a true team leader who supports and inspires others to achieve their best. She is a natural communicator, innovator, and early adapter.

Lisa is a creator, a dreamer and nurturer. With her husband Matt and four young kids, Lisa enjoys the simpler things in life. When not chasing after the kids and their sports, Lisa loves chill mornings and long breakfasts, SUP boarding and live music.

Reach out to Lisa at lisa@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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Makaela Reay

Lawyer

  • Bachelor of Laws  Hons. (University of Newcastle) 

  • Diploma of Legal Practice (College Of Law) 

  • Bachelor of Business (University of Newcastle) 

 

Originally from Newcastle, New South Wales, Makaela made the move to Gunnedah in early 2020 along with her husband Jacob and horse Mel. Makaela hails from a background in Accounting and Taxation law.

Makaela’s areas of interest include:

  • Estate Administration 

  • Estate Planning

  • Property Law

Makaela is savvy, inquisitive, and passionate about her craft. Her attention to detail, fresh sense of humour and youthful enthusiasm creates a sense of positivity and energy that provides comfort to those around her.

Makaela spends her downtime riding her horse Mel and is a keen snowboarder, with Queenstown New Zealand being one of her favourite places on earth. She also enjoys chilling out with her fur-baby Milo and sharing a good bottle of Shiraz with friends and family.

Reach out to Makaela at makaela@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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ANGELA POWDITCH

Family Lawyer 

  • Graduate Certificate of Applied Law (Family Law) (College of Law) currently completing.

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (College of Law)

  • Graduate Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Southern Cross University)

  • International Human Rights Law (2 units)  (Oxford University)

  • Master of International Health Management, (University of New England)

  • Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology (University of Wollongong)

  • Adjunct Fellow, School of Law and Justice (Southern Cross University)

  • United Nations Delegate and Presenter 

  • In Country Expert Contributor, Women, Business and the Law Report, The World Bank

  • Member of Australian Women in Agriculture and  former NSW Board Member

 Angela's areas of interest include:

  • All areas of Family Law particularly property settlements, separation and divorce.

Angela likes to challenge the conventional, think critically and stand up for what is right. She is passionate about equitable outcomes.

Angela witnessed a powerful momentum for change at the UN and is looking forward to continuing to advocate for human rights from the heart of rural Australia.

In between work and juggling her family of 6, Angela loves trail running, swimming and spending time at the farm riding dirt bikes.

Reach out to Angela at angela@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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ALLISON CLARK

Law Undergraduate

  • ​Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Arts (University of Notre Dame Australia Sydney) Currently completing final year. 

  • University of Notre Dame Social Justice Society (Vice President)

  • University of Notre Dame Vice Chancellor’s Committee on
    Sexual Assault (Student Representative) 

Alli's areas of interest include: 

  • Family Law

  • Social Justice 

  • Equity Law

Alli has a strong ethical sensibility, is a critical thinker and engages genuinely with social issues and, importantly, the role of the law in affecting change and promoting equity for all. 

When Alli doesn't have her head in the books, she enjoys camping and exploring Australia and spoiling her fur baby Blu. She also has a knack for baking cookies. 

Reach out to Alli at allison@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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KAITLYN MAGGS

Legal Assistant

  • Certificate III in Property Services ( Agency )

  • Certificate of Registration ( Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 )

Kaitlyn’s areas of interest include:

  • Property Law

  • Residential and commercial leasing

  • Client care.

 

Kaitlyn’s sweet and bubbly personality is sunshine personified. She is a natural communicator and genuine people person. Her commitment to ensuring our clients receive the best of care is something we absolutely love about her. 

Kaitlyn is also mum to gorgeous Max and her most favourite days are the ones spent with her family. She is also a master weaver and macrame wizard and has her own online boutique stall where you can pick up one of her clever creations. 

Reach out to Kaitlyn at kaitlyn@mcallanlegal.com.au or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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We recently met with Brian from Stacey McAllan Legal to prepare our Wills. Brian and Makaela were extremely professional and efficient during our meeting. It was a pleasure dealing with them both. We look forward to Stacey McAllan Legal handling all of our legal matters in the future.

JORDON AND KRISTEN K