About Us

Support Staff

Lisa Sookee

Lisa joined the firm of Burgess Legal in 2016 as the receptionist.  She has worked previously in a large city law firm and has a lot of office experience. Lisa now also assists the solicitors with Family and Criminal matters as required. Recently Lisa has taken on the role of office manager which she carries out very efficiently. Lisa lives in the area and is the proud mother of three sons who keep her both active and involved in the local school and sport community.

Michelle Brown

Michelle joined Burgess Legal at the beginning of 2019 and brings with her a diverse range of skills. Michelle works part time as receptionist and assists the solicitors with administration in the areas of Family and Criminal Law. Michelle is also responsible for keeping the Safe Custody Register updated. She lives locally and when not working, is busy with her two children and being actively involved in her local community.

Robyn Burgess

Robyn lives locally and has been with the firm since it commenced over 20 years ago. She is experienced in most areas of the practice but predominantly works in the area of Wills and Estates. Robyn is also responsible for the preparation of most Powers of Attorney and Appointments of Enduring Guardianship. Until recently Robyn was also the office manager ensuring the smooth running of the practice. She is actively involved in the local community and enjoys spending as much time as possible with her young grandsons.

George Papallo

George has now been with the firm for a number of years. He has been the Financial Controller for a number of public companies, as well as having a strong background in teaching, accountancy, and conveyancing. George works part time and is responsible for all the accounting & financial management of the firm.