Our Team

Quality, Experience & Personal Service

Our team at Leonard & Associates is small but effective, allowing for a very personalised service. The team consists of highly professional individuals, who have an eye for detail and can resolve your matter in a timely and cost effective manner. All our team live locally on Phillip Island, helping them understand any local issues.

Robert McLaurin

Robert McLaurin

Lawyer

Robert is the Principal Lawyer of Leonard & Associates. He has completed a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and Bachelor of Business at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He lives on Phillip Island with his partner and young daughter. He enjoys the country lifestyle and his other interests include cycling and music.

Email: rmclaurin@leonardandassociates.com.au

Deb Leonard

Deb Leonard

Lawyer

After completing a Commerce/Law degree at Melbourne University, Deb commenced her career at a general practice firm in Benalla, before moving to a busy specialist family law firm in Melbourne. Deb spent much of her childhood at Phillip Island, and moved there permanently in 2008 to open Leonard & Associates.

Email: dleonard@leonardandassociates.com.au

Rebecca Fairthorne

Rebecca Fairthorne

Lawyer

Rebecca Fairthorne has been a valued member of the Leonard & Associates team since 2017, first as a law clark, and then as a Lawyer once she finished her studies. Rebecca grew up on Phillip Island and brings with her a broad range of business experience.

 

Email: rfairthorne@leonardandassociates.com.au

 

Ruth Mitchell

Ruth Mitchell

Receptionist / Legal Assistant

Ruth Mitchell is the friendly and welcoming face at our front of house.  Ruth is fantastic at communicating with clients and satisfying their queries in a timely and efficient manner.

Email: admin@leonardandassociates.com.au

Jenny Venturin

Jenny Venturin

Conveyancing Manager

Jenny Venturin is our Conveyancing Manager and first point of contact for most conveyancing clients. Jenny handles almost all day to day conveyancing matters and oversees each purchase of sale from start to finish.

Email: enquiries@leonardandassociates.com.au

Alyse Brenstrum

Alyse Brenstrum

Legal Assistant / Conveyancing Manager

Alyse has been with Leonard & Associates since 2010, and has a huge wealth of knowledge and experience in all things conveyancing. She is currently on maternity leave looking after her young daughter and son.