Who We Are 2017-05-08T02:56:01+00:00

Our Team Leaders

Anthony Sturgeon

LAWYER

Mr Sturgeon, one of our commercial  and personal injury law team members, is a down to earth and understanding lawyer whose primary goal is to serve the client. He is dedicated to learning and he has an uncanny ability to notice the little things while absolutely nailing them perfectly. This results in a better outcome for you, the client. He is a major movie buff and loves a good comic book…or seven.

Justin Ireland -Managing Partner

JUSTIN IRELAND

MANAGING PARTNER

Both entrepreneur and visionary, Justin is responsible for the original creation of Strategic Lawyers, a firm experiencing dynamic growth. He’s undoubtedly an ideas man, who is passionate about innovation and reform. An exceedingly determined bloke! He believes in certainty of cost through fixed fees and ultimately in value. His question, “How can we do that even better next time?” is the driving force for the firm.

Belinda Jacklyn

LAWYER

Belinda, an immigration, family and commercial lawyer loves a challenge. Hailing from 10 years in local government she is dedicated to her clients and delivering high quality legal advice. Belinda’s compassion and out-going personality make her an excellent advocate in any situation. She is heavily involved in Townsville hockey playing, volunteering and cheering her young family on from the side line.

ROBERT JALEEL BALLAIS

LAWYER

We look at Mr Ballais as our own personal office comedian. He brings a character that adds laughter and joy to our office environment. He takes this passion for like into his work and excels at everything he puts his hand to. He is a quality worker and a vital team member. Robert brings a professional approach to his work and strives to provide legal services efficiently and of the highest quality. Robert enjoys going the extra mile for his clients to achieve the best outcomes for them.

CASEY WILSON

PARALEGAL

Casey is the go-to girl at the firm for all things administrative support. Casey is a great assistant to the firm’s lawyers as well as a great help to the firm’s clients. Casey is multi-talented: she not only cracks a good joke, she also makes a barista-quality café latte – come in and try one. For Casey it’s all about excellent service and getting the job done.

Francina De Chazal

Accounts Clerk  / Bookkeeper

Francina, or Anci as she’s known here in the office, is one of our most vital team members ensuring everything goes to plan in regards to accounts. She was once an auditor and is a qualified book keeper of 10+ years who is now our outstanding in-house accounts clerk. Her experience and attention to detail is second to none – similar to her cooking, she loves cooking and we can all agree here that she’s great at it!

Andrew Gardner - Client Relations Manager

ANDREW GARDNER

CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGER

Mr Gardner has a passion for people and their well being. He is driven to see the best outcome in peoples situations across the board. Through heavy community involvement, he has an ever growing desire to care for people and consider all the possibilities of how to help and make their life easier.

ROGAN HUNTER

PARALEGAL AND SALES

Mr Hunter has an inclination to think differently and outside of the box. He loves engaging with people and because of this he has developed a strong network of professional locals across a board range of industries. His desire to build Townsville’s community is awesome to see in action.

WHERE DO YOU FIT IN THE TEAM?