We have assembled a highly experienced, capable team of legal practitioners, committed to delivering you expertise across all legal services. Find your local office:

Allison Van Wyk

Professional Services Manager

Telephone: 07 3370 5129


Though you might not ever meet her, if you are an MDL client, you will have experienced Allison’s amazing influence on our business.

As an MDL employee for over 8 years, Allison is our ‘go-to’ person for everything that’s required to keep our business running smoothly.

A valued member of the ‘behind the scenes’ McCarthy Durie team, Allison works closely with our CEO Shane McCarthy to ensure all our employees have the resources they need to provide our signature outstanding service.

Whatever internal questions our McCarthy Durie staff have, chances are Allison has the answer. From IT queries and maintenance issues to onboarding new staff, carrying out inductions and staff training, Allison is a truly indispensable part of our team.

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Jon McCarthy

Director – Corporate (LLB) Telephone: 07 3370 5113 Jon is a commercial and property lawyer with extensive experience in property development law, including community title schemes, retail and commercial property development

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Bruce Durie

Director | Commercial & Estates Bruce is an experienced property lawyer with 42 years in practice and the head of our Commercial and Estates team, based in Cleveland office. Bruce’s

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Shane McCarthy

As McCarthy Durie’s CEO, Shane McCarthy is passionate about building excellent client relationships and delivering outstanding service. A major focus for Shane is on ensuring transparency between clients and the

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