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Solicitors

Ben Nearhos

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Professional experience

Ben is a solicitor at Tucker & Cowen, having joined the firm as a Graduate Law Clerk in November 2016. He was admitted to the legal profession in December 2017.

Ben practises principally in commercial and insolvency litigation. He has experience in a wide variety of disputes, including contractual and trust claims, breaches of directors’ duties, trade practices, Liquidator and Bankruptcy Trustee claims, professional negligence and insolvency matters.

Ben has acted for a range of clients from individuals, Liquidators/Bankruptcy Trustees, businesses, to public companies. He has engaged in litigation in various forums, including Queensland State Courts, Federal Courts, QCAT, other State Courts, and appellate courts (including the High Court of Australia).

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons);
  • Bachelor of Commerce;
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.

Joshua Keenan

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Professional experience

Joshua joined Tucker & Cowen in February 2019. Most recently, prior to working at Tucker & Cowen, Joshua was the Associate to His Honour Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal. He has also previously worked as a research clerk to barristers at the Queensland Bar.

Joshua graduated from the University of Queensland in 2017 with a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours). He completed a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian National University and was admitted to the legal profession in June 2019. Along with his broad interest in commercial litigation and insolvency, Joshua is particularly interested in the areas of public body liability, unjust enrichment and corporate regulation.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons);
  • Bachelor of Economics;
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

Brittany Engeman

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Professional experience

Brittany joined Tucker & Cowen in February 2020, having previously worked as Associate to His Honour Judge Long SC at the District Court at Maroochydore.

Brittany graduated from the University of Queensland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at The Australian National University. She was admitted to the legal profession in August 2019 and has a keen interest in all areas of commercial litigation.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Gradute Diploma in Legal Practice;
  • Bachelor of Arts;
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours);
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society.

Brendan Reidy

Brendan Reidy Solicitor Tucker & Cowen Solicitors Brisbane

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Professional experience

Brendan joined Tucker & Cowen in November 2020, having spent the past two years working on a large public inquiry in London.

Brendan holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), and was admitted to the legal profession in November 2017.

Prior to working in London, Brendan worked as a solicitor at specialist firms located in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast practicing in the areas of insolvency, litigation and commercial leasing. As result of this experience, Brendan has developed a particular interest in the intersections that develop between the financial and legal sectors as a consequence of commercial litigation.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws;
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance);
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.

Aleks Djordjevic

Aleks Djordjevic Solicitor Tucker & Cowen Solicitors Brisbane

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Professional experience

Aleks joined Tucker & Cowen as a solicitor in January 2021. Prior to joining Tucker & Cowen, Aleks practised commercial law with a boutique commercial law firm in Brisbane and, later on, commercial insurance law with a national law firm in Brisbane.

Aleks graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Griffith University in 2018 and went on to complete a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice with the Queensland University of Technology later that year. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor by the Supreme Court of Queensland on 27 August 2018.

In August of 2020, Aleks commenced studying a Master of International Law with the University of Sydney, having been awarded the Ross Waite Parsons Postgraduate Law Scholarship.

Aleks has a keen interest in solving complex legal problems and employs lateral thinking to generate creative solutions for his clients. He is particularly interested in bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial litigation, and their interplay with equity.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws;
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.

Samantha Farrelly

Samantha Farrelly Solicitor Tucker & Cowen Solicitors Brisbane

CONTACT DETAILS

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Professional experience

Samantha joined Tucker & Cowen in February 2021. Prior to joining Tucker & Cowen, Samantha has worked in both national and boutique firms in the areas of property and commercial law. She has a broad property and commercial background, dealing with commercial succession, commercial and retail leasing, residential and commercial acquisitions and sales, and business transactions. Samantha enjoys working with clients to deliver practical solutions.

Samantha graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2016 with a Bachelor of Business (Finance) and a Bachelor of Laws. She completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Queensland University of Technology and was admitted to the legal profession in December 2017.

Qualifications and Memberships
  • Bachelor of Laws;
  • Bachelor of Business (Finance);
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland;

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt Solicitor Tucker & Cowen Solicitors Brisbane

CONTACT DETAILS

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Professional experience

Sarah joined Tucker & Cowen in February 2021, having previously worked as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Berna Collier at the Federal Court of Australia in Brisbane. She has also previously worked as a research clerk to a barrister at the Queensland Bar.

Sarah graduated from the University of Queensland in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours). She was admitted to the legal profession in September 2020 and has a keen interest in commercial litigation, with a particular interest in insolvency.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours);
  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science);
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society;
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

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