Chris Thompson

Chris Thompson


Chris has been a solicitor since 1997. After working in Brisbane and then London, Chris moved to Hervey Bay for the relaxed lifestyle and excellent fishing. Chris is the Managing Partner and practices in all areas of law.

Jon is a solicitor practising predominately in Family Law and Criminal Law. He has 4 years of experience and joined the firm in February 2016. When not at work, Jon enjoys his family time, golf and fishing.

Tamara Loveridge

Conveyancing Manager & Paralegal

Tamara manages our Conveyancing practice for the Hervey Bay office and has been working in the legal profession since 2006. She moved to Hervey Bay in February 2013 and joined Law Essentials in July 2013.

Courtney has lived in Hervey Bay for the last 9 years; her family had a sea change, moving up from Brisbane. She joined our team in May 2015, working in the admin engine room of our business. Courtney will often be the person you first speak to when contacting us for help with a legal problem!

Debbie Woodward


Debbie cut her teeth in the conveyancing world in Bundaberg where she grew up.

She now heads up our Maryborough office and spends her time travelling between both offices to help clients.

Ashley was born & bred in Hervey Bay and joined the team as a conveyancer in October 2016.

She loves nothing better than playing with her dog and long walks with her husband.

Sarah Nagy


Sarah is an experienced conveyancer who joined Law Essentials in November 2016. Sarah works hard and plays hard, citing “there is no other way to do it”.

Meryl is our Client Services Officer and our first friendly point of contact when you visit or call Law Essentials. Meryl loves relaxing on the beach and playing with her dogs in her spare time.

Keeley Nicholls

Administration Officer

Keeley is a passionate Queenslander, loving the Broncos and the NRL. She loves all outdoor activities and is a welcomed addition to our Maryborough office as the Administration Officer.