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Angela O’Neill

 LLB
Associate

Angela is an Associate in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Estate Planning and Private Client Services Teams.

Angela’s unique experiences over the past years have shaped her into a practical, strategic and commercial lawyer with a client-focused approach to her work.

Previously working in various legal roles including legal secretary and paralegal,  Angela spent several years working in a general practice law firm and a specialist wills and estates law firm before joining Broadley Rees Hogan.

Angela draws on her broad legal experience to provide her clients with well-rounded and comprehensive advice, particularly regarding commercial disputes, deceased estate and trust disputes, and estate planning.  Angela has a particular interest in equitable claims in the context of commercial disputes.

Experience

Angela is experienced in the following areas:

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Debt recovery
  • Contractual disputes
  • Property and commercial lease disputes
  • Body corporate disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Corporations disputes
  • Trust and equity disputes
  • Consumer disputes
  • Acting for individuals and corporate entities
  • Mediation and settlement conferences
  • Providing Strategic advice for minimising and mitigating potential disputes
Estate Planning, Administration and Disputes
  • Estate planning advice
  • Preparation of simple and complex Wills
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Directives
  • Acting for executors, administrators and beneficiaries in Family Provision Applications, proceedings regarding validity of Wills and misconduct of executors or trustees

Selected Achievements

  • Instructing Counsel in the Supreme Court of Queensland in successfully defeating an Application by a solicitor seeking more than $50,000 in costs of complying with a Subpoena to give evidence. The Court found the solicitor’s reasonable costs of complying with the Subpoena were a total of $800.00. Also instructing Counsel in the Queensland Court of Appeal in successfully resisting the solicitor’s appeal of the Supreme Court’s decision and obtaining an order for the payment of our client’s costs on the indemnity basis.
  • Instructing Counsel in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in successfully defending a claim for a substantial debt where our client’s electronic signature had been applied to documents without his knowledge or consent. Also instructing Counsel in the New South Wales Court of Appeal successfully resisting the other party’s appeal of the Supreme Court’s decision
  • Playing a key role on behalf of the successful plaintiffs in a complex contract and “mutual wills” matter through to the conclusion of a seven (7) day trial in the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Playing a key role in obtaining an urgent, ex parte “Mareva Injunction” from the Supreme Court of Queensland to freeze a suspected fraudster’s assets pending further investigation and Court proceedings

Qualifications

Solicitor, High Court of Australia (2017)
Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland (2017)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
Bachelor of Laws, University of Southern Queensland

Recreational Interests

Angela enjoys all things music related, keeping fit, and spending time with family and friends.

Contact Details
D +61 7 3223 9130
F +61 7 3221 5518
M +61 409 488 165
E angela.oneill@brhlawyers.com.au