At Creevey Russell Lawyers, we’re focused on providing excellence in law, service & communication.

That’s why our team members have excellent academic qualifications, unique insight into their specialist area of law, and high ethical standards, as well as a commitment to ensuring accessibility to their services.

Please read each team member’s individual profile below, and feel free to contact them directly to discuss your legal needs.


  • Dan Creevey
    Principal

    Dan Creevey

    Principal

    Litigation Team

    Dan represents a wide range of clients involved in disputes of many kinds, including serious criminal prosecutions, complex commercial litigation, rural disputes and various Tribunal hearings. He heads our Dispute Resolution Team, and is proactive, diligent and thorough in resolving matters. Dan’s provision of practical and solution-driven legal advice is underpinned by advocacy, and clear and honest communication.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555 or (07) 4617 8777

    Email:

    Expertise

    • Litigation
    • Crime
    • Mediation
    • Agricultural law
    • Estate litigation
    • Insolvency law
    • Native title
    • Judicial Review
    • Injunctions

    Career history

    Dan has been involved in litigation for the majority of his career, initially in his own boutique firm, and as a founding partner in Creevey Russell Lawyers.

    Professional qualifications

    • Master of Laws (Litigation Stream)
    • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland
    • Solicitor, High Court of Australia

    Memberships & associations

    • Queensland Law Society

    Recent Achievements

    • Representing Queensland Police Commissioned Officers Union in CMC Public Hearing TESCO
    • Acting for client in Supreme Court involving significant boundary dispute
    • Representing Applicant in an application to Supreme Court for a judicial review of decision of Liquor Licensing Chief Executive
    • Representing traditional owners in native title claim in the Federal Court

    “I want my clients to feel that they have someone truly prepared to fight for them who will leave no stone unturned in providing that representation. I speak in plain English and with nearly 30 years experience in the legal industry I provide sound and practical advice that is solution driven.”

  • Clare Creevey
    Principal

    Clare Creevey

    Principal

    Personal Law Team

    Clare is passionate about providing empathetic professional representation to clients throughout the course of complex matters, supporting them towards the best possible resolutions. She is particularly skilled in representing clients in significant and complex compensation claims, and is well recognised for the integrity and professionalism she demonstrates in these matters.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email:

    Expertise

    • Compensation law
    • Family law
    • Professional disciplinary proceedings

    Career history

    During most of her career, Clare has practiced in the areas of personal law, including compensation law, family law and disciplinary proceedings. She has previously worked for the firms Lyons (now Murphy Schmidt), Allen Allen & Hemsley, Minter Ellison, Quinlan Miller & Treston, and Clewetts Lawyers.

    Professional qualifications & admissions

    • Bachelor of Laws

      Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law

      Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law

    • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland
    • Solicitor, High Court of Australia
    • Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law 2015

    Memberships & associations

    • Medico-Legal Society
    • Queensland Law Society

    “I am particularly passionate in representation of clients in compensation claims. I have represented clients in some of the most significant and complex claims in this area and received recognition for the integrity and professionalism of that representation.”

  • Tom Rynders
    Partner

    Tom Rynders

    Partner

    Personal Law, Compensation Law, Wills and Estates, Estate Litigation, Commercial Team

    Tom advises clients on a variety of matters including compensation law, wills and estates, commercial and general litigation. He is committed to providing cost effective service possible to help clients achieve their goals and overcome their problems, and ensuring that every client fully understands both the legal problem, and the ways to resolve it.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email:

    Expertise

    • Compensation law
    • Litigation
    • Wills and Estates
    • Commercial

    Career History

    Tom was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2009 and achieved the Queensland Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation in Personal Injury Law in 2015.

    Professional Qualifications

    Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law

    Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law

    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Queensland University of Technology
    • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
    • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland
    • Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law 2015
  • Helen Kay
    Partner

    Helen Kay

    Partner

    COMMERCIAL AND PROPERTY TEAM

    Helen Kay is a highly accomplished, senior commercial and property lawyer with extensive legal experience. Helen has worked within top tier firms in the UK and Australia as well as running her own legal practice and heading up various commercial practices.

    Over the years Helen has provided commercial and property advice to listed companies, private and not-for-profit organisations, overseas clients, private investors and State Governments on all aspects of commercial transactional work including high profile developments, acquisitions and disposals, mergers. Helen has also provided specialist advice to Retirement Village operators, including in relation to development of Retirement Villages and Aged Care facilities.

    Helen advises in corporate and commercial matters including business sales and acquisitions, leasing, franchising, corporate structuring and commercial property transactions. Helen has assisted businesses across all sectors of industry, including medical, bars/nightclubs, cafes/restaurants, tourism, construction, educational/training, online businesses, manufacturing, professional, transport/distribution, beauty/health and child care centres.

    Helen is passionate about what she does and her clients appreciate the manner in which she approaches commercial transactions. She works closely with her clients to understand their needs and objectives and by doing is able to provide tailored legal services and develop long lasting relationships with her clients.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email:

    EXPERTISE

    • Corporate and commercial advice
    • Business sales and acquisitions
    • Commercial Leasing
    • Franchising
    • Commercial Property

    CAREER HISTORY

    Helen has over 16 years of experience in commercial law. She has worked at several top-tier law firms in Australia and overseas as well as running her own commercial legal practice.

     

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & Admissions

    • Bachelor of Laws – BSc (Hons) Business and Law
    • Solicitor and Barrister, Supreme Court of Western Australia
    • Solicitor and Barrister, Supreme Court of New South Wales
    • Solicitor and Barrister, Courts of England and Wales

     

    MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

    Queensland Law Society

  • Trent Jones
    Senior Associate

    Trent Jones

    Senior Associate

    Criminal Team

    Trent brings a thorough and practical approach to representing clients involved in a wide variety of matters. He is particularly skilled in representing clients facing criminal charges, traffic charges, disciplinary law and professional misconduct proceedings. Trent is a very strong advocate and a very effective communicator who always has his client’s best interests at the forefront of his mind. He represents clients facing minor traffic offences to serious homicide investigations, and everything in between, regularly appearing before a range of Courts and Tribunals advocating and achieving results on behalf of his clients.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email: 

    Expertise

    • Criminal law.
    • Traffic law.
    • QCAT proceedings.
    • Professional disciplinary proceedings.
    • Misconduct hearings and proceedings.
    • Show Cause Proceedings.

    Career History

    Trent has practiced almost exclusively in the areas of criminal law and disciplinary proceedings throughout his legal career. He was formerly a Partner at another firm practicing in these areas before joining the Creevey Russell Team

    Trent has extensive experience in representing clients and appearing before Courts and Tribunals at all levels. He adopts a thorough approach towards representation to ensure that his clients are receiving a high level quality of service. Trent understands the majority of clients he represents are going through extremely stressful periods of their life, and his approach towards representation assists his clients in understanding and navigate the legal process in a supportive way.

    Membership

    • Queensland Law Society
  • Josh Mountford
    Associate

    Josh Mountford

    Associate

    LITIGATION TEAM

    Josh brings a broad range of skills and expertise in assisting clients with their disputes.  Whether it be a regulatory issue, complex business dispute or an appeal against a refusal of a development application, Josh aims to achieve his client’s objectives as quickly and efficiently as can be done.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6537

    Email:

    EXPERTISE

    • Contract Disputes
    • Complex Commercial Litigation
    • Partnership & Business Disputes
    • Equity & Trust Disputes
    • Employment Disputes
    • Planning and Environment Court Proceedings

    CAREER HISTORY

    Josh has nearly 10 years’ experience in dispute resolution, seven of those as a solicitor.  Following his admission, Josh played a key role in the running of the Commercial and Litigation teams at a leading suburban firm.  That ability to work both transactional and dispute matters is key in being able to see not just the law, but the practical and commercial aspects of a matter, and how it might be resolved.

    Josh then moved to a prominent CBD property law practice in their litigation team, having responsibility for Planning and Environment matters, commercial and contract disputes and other issues that arose in the client’s day to day lives.

    Josh has appeared for clients in the High Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Queensland Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Queensland, the District Court of Queensland, the Planning and Environment Court of Queensland, the Magistrates Court of Queensland and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

    Josh also feels that it is a lawyers responsibility to help and support the community, and regularly volunteers at the Caxton Legal Centre in Brisbane, and is Honorary Solicitor to a disability support services charity.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, Admissions

    • 2012 – Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology
    • 2012 – Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Australian National University
    • 2015 – Master of Laws, University of Queensland
    • Josh was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 2012.  Josh also holds a commission as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified).

    Memberships

    • Queensland Law Society; and
    • Selden Society, Queensland Chapter.
  • Samantha Robinson
    Lawyer

    Samantha Robinson

    Lawyer

    Email:

    Phone: 07 3009 6555

  • Rachel Greenslade
    Lawyer

    Rachel Greenslade

    Lawyer

    WILLS & ESTATES Team

    Rachel joins Creevey Russell with a background in estate planning and administration. Rachel understands the stressors of dealing with such personal and emotional matters and provides compassionate professional support for clients with their estate related matters.

    Phone: (07) 4617 8777

    Email:  

    EXPERTISE

    • Estate Planning & Asset Protection
    • Estate Administration

    CAREER HISTORY

    Rachel has been engaged in the legal profession for over 10 years and in that time she has gained a considerable amount of experience in estate planning and estate administration and has acted for a variety of clients with a variety of different circumstances. Rachel has also been successful in finalising a variety of large scale estate matters and has played an important role in the settlement of a number of estate litigation matters. Rachel offers a range of services to clients including but not limited to the following:-

    • Estate Planning & Asset Protection;
    • Preparing Wills, Testamentary Trusts and Codicils;
    • Preparing Enduring Powers of Attorney & Advance Health Directives;
    • Applications for Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration;
    • Estate Administration.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
    • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland Solicitor

    MEMBERSHIPs & ASSOCIATIONS

    • Queensland Law Society

     

    ‘I understand the legal and emotional complexities that can arise both prior to and after losing a loved one. I deal in an area that can appear quite morbid to some, but I achieve great satisfaction in providing compassionate professional assistance to clients during what can be a very difficult time.’

     

  • Tessa Knight
    Lawyer

    Tessa Knight

    Lawyer

    COMMERCIAL & Property TEAM

    Tessa primarily advises clients on matters relating to Property and Commercial transactions. With a strong focus on building client relationships and always achieving the best outcome for her clients, Tessa delivers quality and timely legal advice.

    Phone:
    (07) 4617 8705
    Email:

    EXPERTISE

    • Business sales and acquisitions
    • Commercial contracts
    • Franchising
    • Energy and resources law (including conduct and compensation agreements, water agreements and make good agreements)
    • Leases

    CAREER HISTOry

    Tessa joined Creevey Russell Lawyers in January 2016 as a Paralegal and has since assisted with a number of complex property and commercial matters including business sales and acquisitions, rural land sales and acquisitions, preparation of franchise agreements and negotiation of conduct and compensation agreements, water agreements and make good agreements with various resource companies. Tessa was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in August 2018 and practices in our Property and Commercial team as a Lawyer.

    Professional qualifications and ADMISSIONS

    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
    • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland

    MEMBERSHIP & associations

    • Queensland Law Society
  • Grace Hobbs
    Senior Paralegal

    Grace Hobbs

    Senior Paralegal

    COMMERCIAL & PROPERTY TEAM

    Grace is part of the Commercial and Property Team and assists clients for matters relating to Property and Commercial transactions.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6543
    Email: 

    EXPERTISE

    • Leasing
    • Business compliance (including licencing requirements)
    • Contract Management

    CAREER HISTORY

    Grace joined Creevey Russell Lawyers in July 2019 to assist clients with managing their property and commercial matters. Grace joins the firm with a long standing experience as part of an in-house legal team where she was part of a small team for the past eleven years.  Grace was admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Queensland in November 2018 and currently practices in our Property and Commercial team as a Senior Paralegal.

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND ADMISSIONS

    • Diploma of Paralegal Studies
    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
    • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
    • Lawyer, Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Yi-Ling Yong
    Conveyancing Manager

    Yi-Ling Yong

    Conveyancing Manager

    Conveyancing Team

    Yi-Ling is part of the Brisbane residential conveyancing team assisting clients with the sale and purchase of residential land, houses and units. With a number of years experience with conveyancing, Yi-Ling is able to offer clients a personal, informed service to help make the process of selling or buying as stress free as possible.

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email:

    Expertise

    All aspects of cottage conveyancing:

    • Land
    • Houses
    • Units

    Professional qualifications & admissions

    • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Queensland University of Technology
    • Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Business (Major: Accounting), Queensland University of Technology
  • Lauren Creevey
    Paralegal

    Lauren Creevey

    Paralegal

    COnveyancing AND PROPERTY TEAM

    Lauren is part of the Brisbane residential conveyancing team assisting clients with the sale and purchase of residential land, houses and units. Working at the firm for a  number of years, Lauren is able to offer clients a professional, informed service to help make the process of selling or buying as stress free as possible.  Lauren is a qualified Commissioner of Declarations (Cdec).

    Phone: (07) 3009 6555

    Email:

    EXPERTISE

    All aspects of cottage conveyancing:

    • Land
    • Houses
    • Units