About Us

Established in 2006, our firm unites the seasoned experience of partners David Gonzalez and Phillip Barravecchio as well as our talented associate lawyers, conveyancers, legal executives and a full support team.

Our well-rounded practice deals with Property Law and Conveyancing, Commercial and Business Law, Wills, Deceased Estates and Succession Planning, Powers of Attorney, Litigation, Family Law and Criminal Law.

We offer fresh perspective and a client-centric approach. We provide our clients with practical, plain English advice from first consultation to the conclusion of your matter. We value regular communication, because it’s our top priority to ensure your needs and concerns are met every step of the way.

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David Gonzalez Partner

David Gonzalez

David was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2003, having completed a Bachelor of Legal Studies followed by a Bachelor of Laws.

David practices in the following areas of law:
• Property Law and Conveyancing
• Estate and Succession Planning
• Commercial and Business Law
• Buying and selling of businesses

David brings a hands-on, no fuss mentality to his work. He has been on the executive committee of the North West Lawyers Associated since 2005, and since 2010 has held down the position of President. Outside of the law, David enjoys spending time with his children and a good game of golf on the weekends.

Phillip Barravecchio Partner

Phillip Barravecchio

Phillip was admitted to practice in 2004, after completing a Bachelor of Legal Studies followed by a Bachelor of Laws. He is a Solicitor Advocate and is registered to practice in both State and Federal Jurisdictions.

Phillip practices in the following areas of law:
• Property Law and Conveyancing
• Business Consultancy
• Estate and Succession Planning
• Family Law
• Criminal Law
• Commercial and Civil Litigation

Phillip has extensive experience in the Corporate Sector, having successfully advised numerous large companies. He is proud to have been on the Executive Committee of the North West Lawyers Association since 2010. Outside of the law, Phillip enjoys spending time with his children and hitting the open road on two wheels.

Jessica Elia Associate

Jessica Elia

Jessica completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in 2010 and was admitted to practice in 2011, after completing her traineeship with MNG Lawyers. Jessica practices in the areas of Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Retail Leasing, Commercial and Civil Litigation.

Matthew White Lawyer

Matthew White

Matthew was admitted to practice in 2013 and practices in our property group. His primary focus is Property Law, with a focus on transactional work, Property Development and Leasing. He is also skilled in General Law Land, Mortgages, Adverse Possession and Wills & Estates.

Stacey Kanellakos Lawyer

Stacey Kanellakos

Stacey graduated from The University of Melbourne in 2014 with a Juris Doctor, having previously earned her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Melbourne in 2011. She was admitted to practice in August 2015. Stacey’s primary focus is Family Law and Probate. She is also fluent in Greek.

Tony Gulliver Lawyer

Tony Gulliver

Having been admitted in 1969, Tony has spent all of his working life in the Essendon and Moonee Ponds area. Tony predominantly practices in the areas of Property Law, Conveyancing, Subdivisions, Wills and Estates.

With his extensive knowledge in Property Law and Conveyancing, Tony will be able to assist you with all of your property requirements no matter how simple or complex.

Sofia Ribeiro Lawyer

Sofia Ribeiro

Sofia has completed a Bachelor of Laws in 2014 and PLT with the College of Law in 2015.
She completed her supervised training with McNamaras Barristers and Solicitors and was
Admitted to practice as a lawyer in 2015.

Since this time, Sofia has predominantly practiced in the areas of:
1. Criminal Law;
2. Council Prosecutions which includes but not limited to the following legislation
3. Civil debt collection.
She has started taking an interest in the below areas:
- Family Law;
- Probate and Estate Planning; and
- VOCAT.

Vicki Pana Conveyancer

Vicki Pana

Living locally and having worked in the property industry for over 25 years in both real estate and the law, Vicki has gained an expansive understanding of selling and buying property. This is deeply advantageous for clients as they face one the biggest decisions of their lives. Vicki makes sure the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Olivia Ristoski PA to David Gonzales

Olivia Ristoski

Olivia has been in the law for nearly 20 years. Most recently, she was admitted as Fellow with the Institute of Legal Executives. Olivia has extensive experience in Property, Wills and Estates, Sale and Purchase and Business Corporate. She is also fluent in Macedonian.

Lara Albanti PA to Phillip Barravecchio

Lara Albanti

Lara is Personal Assistance to Phillip Barravecchio. She has been in law for over 20 years and has recently been admitted as Fellow with the Institute of Legal Executives. Lara has extensive experience in Criminal Law, Family Law, Litigation and Debt Recovery. Lara recently completed her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.