WHAT WE DO.
We have a wealth of experience in motor vehicle accident, workplace accident, public liability and total permanent disability claims
We advise on and undertake a comprehensive range of business transactions, including large mining companies and landholders and franchises
Using our experience in the real estate sector to help you better understand your rights and responsibilities
We advise on family law and will guide you through the experience with expertise and compassion.
Our experience can assist you with driving offences and license appeals or other criminal charges.
Giving you confidence at the planning and administration of your personal affairs and receiving your entitlements as a beneficiary
MEET OUR TEAM.
David Lipke is a partner of the firm overseeing the litigation and insurance division in the firm. His experience includes work in institutional claims, workers compensation and motor accident claims.
Terry Tummon is a partner of the firm overseeing the family law division. Terry’s experience includes dealing with property settlement and litigation matters.
Robert Rooney is a partner of the firm overseeing the commercial & business, property, wills & estates division. His experience includes commercial transaction and advisory work.
Katina Perren is a solicitor of the firm, Independent Children’s Lawyer and Separate Representative. Her experience includes work in custody, separation, divorce and property settlement matters.
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Swanwick Murray Roche is an integral part of the legal fabric of Central Queensland having operated in the region for over 120 years.
The continuity of the firm name symbolises our historical connection with the development of Central Queensland, our support for its people and communities in the region, as well as our commitment to the ongoing success of our clients in our chosen service areas of insurance, agricultural, commercial, mining and personal services.
Our Purpose & Values
At Swanwick Murray Roche, our driving purpose is to help you – to provide you with results focused and cost effective advice in a timely mannerfind out more...
Why we are Different
Our goal is to be results focused & efficient, genuine & down to earth, good at explaining complex issues and transparent about costs & timeframesfind out more...
Swanwick Murray Roche was founded in 1892 when a young solicitor, Fredrick Howard Swanwick, moved from Brisbane to Rockhamptonfind out more...