Jim Main practices in business law generally with an emphasis on business succession, estate planning and tax. Jim has a Diploma in Law, is an Accredited Business Law Specialist and a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) with the Tax Institute of Australia.
Jim Main was admitted in 1976 and has extensive experience in the areas of business law and estate planning. In the area of complex tax Jim has provided technical advice to accountants, lawyers and clients around NSW and ACT for many years.
Jim is also well regarded in the areas of family and business succession, restructuring business structures, including transaction taxes and business entity taxes, estate planning including complex wills and testamentary trusts.
Margot Gill is a Senior Property Lawyer with expertise in property law, rural conveyancing and agribusiness. Margot has a rural background and has had
extensive experience in all areas of property law and offers a thorough conveyancing service.
Margot Gill has many clients who have worked with her for years and include farming businesses, corporate clients, family businesses and private clients
across New South Wales. Margot also acts for buyers and sellers of residential and commercial properties and businesses as well lessors and lessees
of commercial and farm properties.
Margot Gill leads the conveyancing team is also responsible for the firm's probate practice. Margot has a Diploma in Law.
Amanda Tully is a business lawyer whom acts for clients on a wide range of business succession and other commercial matters. Amanda’s experience includes wills and estate planning, superannuation, an emphasis on establishing and restructuring business structures, business succession, transaction taxes and business entity taxes.
Amanda works closely with Jim and the commercial team in complex commercial matters including issues relating to superannuation, succession, trusts and property.
Amanda Tully shares responsibility for the preparation of standard documents. Amanda Tully has a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Linda Alexander is a Business Lawyer and acts for clients on a wide range of business law, superannuation, estate planning, family provision and property
Linda's experience includes an emphasis on establishing and restructuring business structures, dealing with all aspects of SMSFs and the Superannuation
Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 and Regulations and transactional work that arises, purchase and sale of businesses, drafting shareholder agreements,
preparing simple and testamentary trust wills and all round estate planning issues arising from related entities.
Linda works closely with the other commercial team members in complex commercial matters including issues relating to state and federal taxation and trusts
and also has carriage of the firm's Sydney residential and commercial conveyancing.
In the last couple of years there has been a significant increase in family provision claims of deceased estates, which Linda has been mostly handling.
Linda was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court in June 1994, has a Diploma in Law and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Linda has been based
in our Sydney office since 1997 and is a member of the SMSF Association.
John English is a Business Lawyer with expertise in the areas of business law, agribusiness and property. John is experienced in estate planning, employment
law, business law matters and conveyancing.
John English has a Bachelor of Laws degree, a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and a Bachelor of Horticultural Science. John's background in agriculture
and agribusiness management assists in understanding the needs of his business and agribusiness clients.
Michaela Schmidt is a Business Lawyer with expertise in commercial matters matters including issues relating to succession, trusts and property.
Michaela also manages the commercial aspects of probates, estate planning including wills, powers of attorney and guardianship appointments matters for
clients. Michaela works closely with Jim on complex tax matters.
Michaela Schmidt has a Bachelor of Law and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.
Madeleine is a Business Lawyer who works with the commercial group focusing on wills, power of attorney and guardianship appointments. Madeleine works
closely with the senior commercial lawyers on commercial matters.
Madeleine has a Bachelor of Laws and and a Bachelor of Business (majoring in Accounting) from the University of New England and a Diploma in Legal Practice
from the College of Law.
Karen Lewin's area of expertise is residential conveyancing and deceased estates. Karen works closely with the property group and focuses on residential
and rural sales and purchases within the Gundagai region. Karen also manages probate.
Karen Lewin holds an Unrestricted Conveyancing License following completion of studies from Macquarie University.
Constance joined JMA Legal in our Sydney office in 2016 and graduated with a Bachelor of Criminology and Laws in the same year. Constance works closely
with the business and property groups with a focus on wills and estates, power of attorney and guardianship appointments.
Grant joined JMA Legal in our Gundagai office in early 2017 and has a Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Grant works closely with
the business and property groups with a focus on property, wills, power of attorney and guardianship appointments.
Carmen Schreijaeg is a Licensed Conveyancer with expertise in residential conveyancing. Carmen works closely with the property group and focuses on residential
purchases and sales within the Junee region.
Carmen Schreijaeg is a Member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers - NSW Division and completed her academic qualification for a Conveyancer's Licence
in NSW by completion of the Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing in Sydney in 2004. Carmen holds a unrestricted Conveyancers Licence.