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Welcome to Bevan & Co

About Us

Commenced by Peter Bevan in 2006, Bevan & Co Lawyers & Conveyancers specialises in criminal law, property law, family law and commercial law. In addition, we have a wealth of expertise in matters of personal and work injury, car accidents and defacto relationships. Our Queanbeyan lawyers can also assist with leases, mortgages, buying and selling of businesses, and much more.

Because we aim to provide you, the client, with the best possible result, our keen eye for detail helps us become familiar with your case. As a result, we are confident that we will represent you well.

In contrast to other Queanbeyan lawyers, we commit to offer most of our legal services at a fixed price. Because of this client-first mindset, we have earned a reputation as one of the most trustworthy law firms in Queanbeyan.

So call us today on 02 6298 1333 to organise an appointment with our team.

Our Vision

Above all, we envision our law firm to be the most trusted provider of quick, reliable and affordable Queanbeyan legal services.

Company Philosophy

Bevan & Co’s philosophy is to provide our clients with the best possible result.

Meet the Team

Our team has more than thirty years’ combined experience in criminal, family and property law.

Get to know more about our Queanbeyan lawyers below by clicking any of our names to view our profile.

We would certainly like to meet you, and invite you to visit us at our offices.

You can also call us on 02 6298 1333 to chat with us about your case.

Peter Bevan - Criminal, Litigation & Family Lawyer

Peter has been a lawyer since 1987. He has practised in Queanbeyan, Canberra and New South Wales since 1989. Because he is a Law Society Accredited Specialist, he offers more knowledge, experience and expertise then other general practice lawyers in Queanbeyan.

Furthermore, he has held NSW Law Society Accredited Specialisation in both Criminal Law and Personal Injury Law for over twenty years. Due to changes in his workload, though, he now maintains his Specialisation solely in Criminal Law.

Peter’s vast experience in criminal law varies from simple traffic matters before Magistrates, to conducting jury trials for serious criminal offences. A member of the NSW and ACT Legal Aid panels, including the specialist NSW Legal Aid Serious Crime panel, he has also argued appeals to a panel of Judges in Courts of Appeal.

Peter is the only qualified Criminal Law specialist in Queanbeyan; he is one of only two in Canberra private practice.

Peter can help in NSW and Canberra court matters, including all criminal law and family law. He also can assist with traffic offences and general litigation.

Peter is also excellent in matters of personal injury, workers’ compensation, and care. He also has considerable expertise in wills and probates, contract disputes and family provisions claims.

Rachel Bevan - Licensed Conveyancer

A Licensed Conveyancer specialising in property law, Rachel attained her Licensed Conveyancer qualifications at Macquarie University. She has over 25 years’ conveyancing experience. Also, she is the first Licensed Conveyancer in Queanbeyan and a Justice of the Peace.

Rachel’s main work areas include property law, buying and selling in NSW and the ACT, and off the plan (both NSW and ACT). She also specialises in rural transactions, leases, developments and buying and selling a business.

Luke Vozella - Criminal, Litigation & Family Lawyer

Bevan & Co Lawyers & Conveyancers welcomed Luke in early 2017. He practises mainly in criminal and family law.

Luke attended Marist College Canberra, graduating as Dux with the highest UAI of a Marist student in 2007. Subsequently, he completed degrees from the Australian National University in Arts (2012) and Law (2014) before completing his Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (With Merit). Also, in 2015, he was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.

Because he was admitted to the register of practitioners of the High Court of Australia, Luke is qualified to appear in all Australian courts. A panel member of Criminal Law and Family Law panels for Legal Aid in both NSW and the ACT, he also assists legal aided clients through the Queanbeyan Court legal aid roster as duty solicitor.

Furthermore, Luke has broad experience as a family and criminal law advocate, having appeared before the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia and the Magistrates and Local Courts, District Court and Supreme Courts of the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales.

He has also instructed in various jury trials and conducted matters as counsel at final hearings, defended hearings, committal hearings and sentence and bail proceedings. Finally, beyond his court work, Luke negotiates criminal charges reduction and withdrawal; he also participates in successful mediation conferences in custody disputes for children and property.

Because of his pragmatic, outcomes-based approach to legal practice, Luke can passionately advocate for your interests in court. Many clients also appreciate his comprehensive and strategic legal advice and dedication to their cases.

Luke can assist in criminal law, traffic offences, and general litigation. His family law expertise also makes him a great lawyer for divorce and family separation, parenting and family disputes and de facto relationship matters.

Conveyancing Paralegal Leanne Hall

An expert Conveyancing Paralegal, Leanne works with Rachel Bevan. She has over 25 years’ experience in NSW, ACT and Queensland conveyancing.

Wills, Property & Family Lawyer Sarah Edwards

A graduate of the Australian National University (2018), Sarah earned both a Bachelor of International Relations and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours. Her thesis was on the criminal law of human trafficking.

She handles most probate and estate matters for Bevan & Co, as well as property and commercial matters. Her work also includes wills, estate planning, power of attorneys, and guardianship. Furthermore, she has considerable expertise in areas of property law, family law and commercial law.

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