People

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Jason Wenning

Jason is one of Canberra’s most outstanding commercial lawyers with an impressive list of local, national and international clients. He commenced his legal career in 2004 and has since gained extensive experience in all aspects of commercial law, most notably working for eight years at a national law firm…

John Chamberlain

John is one of Canberra’s most talented property lawyers, with 15 years’ experience in residential and commercial property law. John began his legal career working in various areas of criminal, family, commercial, property, estate-planning and personal-injury law. After two years of all-round training…

Elysia Beale

Elysia is a highly accomplished lawyer with more than five years’ experience in employment and commercial law. Elysia commenced her career working at a leading national law firm alongside Lexmerca Lawyers’ founding partner, Jason Wenning, who was so impressed by her dedication and quality of…

Paul Green

Paul is a legal stalwart with an impressive career spanning more than 25 years. Prior to that, he had a successful career as an infantry officer in the Australian Regular Army. Paul commenced his legal career at Meyer Boettcher and Clapham. He has extensive experience in providing high-level expert advice…

Jacinta Geaghan

Jacinta is a driven property and commercial lawyer, with more than 10 years’ experience as a conveyancer prior to being admitted to practice. She commenced her career working at a large corporate law firm where she quickly showed great aptitude for property and commercial law…

Lara Deards

Lara is a talented commercial lawyer, with more than five years’ experience practicing commercial and insurance law. Prior to graduating, Lara worked for many years as a Legal Assistant, positioning her well for her current career, which has seen her appear in the Magistrates and Supreme Court for…

David Toole

David is a highly experienced legal professional with more than 25 years’ experience practicing law in Canberra. After graduating with an Honours Degree in Law from the University of Sydney, David commenced his legal career in Sydney working for the international law firms of Freehills and…

Kayla Brewer

Kayla is an up-and-coming lawyer, having been admitted to practice by the ACT Supreme Court in 2017. She joined Lexmerca Lawyers as a paralegal in 2016, where she worked diligently to grow her practical experience whilst finalising her studies. This put her in a prime position for a full-time role in…

Sarah Coventry

Sarah is a highly experienced conveyancing manager, who applies her strong client-focused approach to delivering exceptional business outcomes. Sarah has more than nine years’ experience working in both residential and commercial conveyancing. Her experience includes working at a national…

Kasandra Granger

Kasandra commenced her career in conveyancing in early 2015 and immediately enjoyed the dynamic and fast-paced profession. Building her experience over the years working across a number of firms, Kasandra joined the Lexmerca Lawyers’ team in 2019. She immediately became a valued…

Amaliah Cornelius

Amaliah brings her strong organisational and interpersonal skills to her role as Lexmerca Lawyers’ receptionist. She joined the team in early 2019 and has since contributed to a positive team culture while maintaining a strong focus on client service. Amaliah has a wealth of experience…

Olivia Muscat

Olivia is a third year Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Laws student who joined Lexmerca Lawyers as a paralegal in 2019. Her enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn have seen her assist in commercial, industrial and retail leasing transactions; estate planning…