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.

Jennifer Marlton - Lawyer

Jennifer graduated from the University of Canberra with a double degree in Arts/Law (Hons.). In December 2019 she completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through the Australian National University and in July 2020, she was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW. Jennifer completed her practical legal training at a law firm which specialises in Conveyancing and Wills and Estate law, and has experience working as a paralegal in criminal law. She has a wide range of knowledge across several areas of law.

Jennifer is committed to finding the best outcome for clients, to ensure they receive the best result. She strives for excellence and has a strong attention to detail, which ensures each client receives high quality service.

Chris Bucknell - Criminal & Family Lawyer

Chris graduated from the University of Canberra in 2019 after completing a Bachelor of Laws and a Degree in Communication in Advertising. He then went on to complete his Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through the College of Law.

In 2019 he was admitted as a lawyer to the ACT Supreme Court after working as a paralegal for the previous six years. This experience has given Chris insight into case preparation, management and advocacy across range of legal fields. Chris works in a number of practice areas including criminal law, family law, wills, enduring powers of attorney and protection order matters.

Chris is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for his clients in the most efficient manner possible, and is always updating his legal knowledge in order to better assist with his client’s matters.”

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