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.

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!

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”.

Tamika Clayton

Legal Assistant

Tamika joined our team in May 2018 and is based in our Maryborough office.  Born and raised in the “burra”, she cut her teeth in the field of conveyancing and paralegal duties in other firms before being headhunted to join Law Essentials as a legal assistant.  She loves the outdoors, particularly strolling through the local parks at lunchtime.

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

Legal Assistant

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.