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stacey mcallan
Principal Lawyer / Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

  • 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)

  • Diploma Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (College of Law)

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:

  • Family Dispute Resolution and Mediation 

  • Property Law 

  • Family Law 

  • Water Licensing

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 or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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Brian Mockler
Senior 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 in early 2020.

Brian’s areas of specialty include:

  • Probate and Estate Administration 

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

  • Commercial matters and Employment Law

  • 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 or phone 02 6742 2122 to make an appointment. 

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Katie jolliffe
Family and Criminal Lawyer

  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Newcastle)

  • Bachelor of Laws LLB with Honours (University of Newcastle) 

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (College of Law)

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2018 


Katie is an experienced Family Lawyer based in our Newcastle office. A natural and strong advocate, Katie has over 5 years’ experience in complex Family Law matters, including property/financial matters, parenting and divorce and regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. 


Katie has worked on financial matters involving complex corporate structures, self-managed superannuation funds and trusts. Katie also has experience in parenting matters that involve relocation disputes, family violence and drug and alcohol abuse. 


Whilst Katie primarily practices in family law, she has experience in criminal law, traffic law and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVO’S).

Katie’s areas of focus include:​

  • Family Law (property/financial, parenting and divorce)

  • Criminal Law (including ADVO’s)

  • Traffic and Licence Appeals 

Outside of work, Katie lives in beautiful Lake Macquarie with her two children. Katie also spends much of her time with her bulldogs! She enjoys day trips, dining out, photography, art, farm stays and visits to her favourite childhood location, Gloucester.


Katie’s empathetic, personable, ‘can do’ approach coupled with her extensive knowledge of the law are qualities her clients love about her.

Reach out to Katie at or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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Estate Lawyer

  • ​Bachelor of Laws (University of Notre Dame Australia Sydney) 

  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Notre Dame Australia Sydney) 

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (College of Law)

  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2022 

Allison's areas of interest include: 

  • Estate Law

  • Probate

  • Property Law and Conveyancing 

Allison 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. 

Alli enjoys camping, exploring Australia and spoiling her fur babies Blu and Sully. 

Reach out to Allison at or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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Conveyancing Clerk / Justice of the Peace 

  • Conveyancing Law and Practice (Macquarie University) - Currently studying

  • Certificate III in Property Services ( Agency )

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

Kaitlyn’s areas of interest include:

  • Property Law

  • Business Sales

  • Client care.


Kaitlyn’s 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 Max and Hamish.  Her most favourite days are the ones spent with her little family. She is also a master weaver and macramé wizard. 

Reach out to Kaitlyn at or phone 02 6742 2122. 


Mackenzie leader

Legal Assistant and Reception

  • Certificate III in Business - Currently Studying. 

  • Year 12 Graduate (St Mary's College Gunnedah) 

Mackenzie's areas of interest include:

  • Client care 

  • Social Sciences, Equality and Law 

  • Family Law

Gunnedah grown, Mackenzie is taking time to experience the law industry firsthand before starting her university studies in 2024.

Mackenzie's kind, caring soul makes her wise beyond her years and her youthful energy and willingness to help others are qualities we know and love.


Out of the office, Mackenzie loves playing AFL, spending time with her family and friends and loves a good pub feed (chicken schnitty for the win!). 

Reach out to Mackenzie at or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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Conveyancing Clerk / Justice of the Peace

  • Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing - Currently studying

  • Certificate III in Hospitality 

Jess' areas of interest include:

  • Property Law

  • Residential and Commercial Leasing


Jess started her legal career in the Hunter Valley in 2012 and made the move to Gunnedah in 2020. Jess brings to our team over 7 years experience in conveyancing. 

When not reviewing sales contracts, Jess enjoys playing Netball (she's very good!), spending time with her nieces and nephews and binge watching TV series. 

Reach out to Jessica at or phone 02 6742 2122. 

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emma doyle

Junior Legal Support


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