Meet The Team
Experienced and Strategic
Bob Baldwin has a long involvement with the Gympie community. He has been a lawyer for more than 34 years and during that time accumulated vast experience in a wide range of law including commercial matters, litigation, local government, estate litigation, administration, estate planning and property law.
In addition to his depth of knowledge and experience in the law, Bob has been an active Community member involved in many community organisations and boards of community organisations. He and wife Maxine have three adult daughters and they all have a passion for travel.
John was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1994, having completed five years articles of clerkship. John was previously in the Queensland Police Force.
John practiced primarily in the area of family law and various matters arising in the family law area including mediation. He also has extensive experience in general legal matters arising from many years of private practice.
Although not limited to these areas, John is ready to assist clients with their family law matters and family provision claims.
Zasco van Rooyen
Zasco van Rooyen was admitted as a Lawyer, Conveyancer and Notary in South Africa in 2002. He practiced as a partner in a mid tier legal practice from 2004 to 2014 when he emigrated with his young family to New South Wales, Australia.
Zasco was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Sydney in February 2014 whereafter he gained valueble experience in a couple of Newcastle based legal practices.
Zasco and his family were drawn to the beautiful South East Queensland area and in particular the Gympie regional area and decided to make this area their home.
Zasco has extensive experience in property transactions, conveyancing, commercial and retail leasing matters and he has a very keen interest in commercial transactions. He also has extensive experience in the drafting of Wills and Power of Attorney documents and dealing with Probate (deceased estate) matters.
In addition to assisting clients with their property and estate matters in Queensland and New South Wales he can also assist clients with matters in South Africa where he still maintains a valuable network of contacts and legal colleagues.
Zasco is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Law Society of New South Wales
Stephen Lee Brown
Stephen Brown became a lawyer in the United States of America in 2002 and he began practicing exclusively in family law in 2004. His family law experience in the US cumulated in his employment with one of the largest family law legal firms in the USA at the time.
Stephen was admitted to practice as a Solicitor and Barrister in South Australia in 2014 and then he was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in Queensland in 2014. He was later admitted to the High Court of Australia as a Solicitor and Barrister in 2015.
Steve and his wife (a local from the Sunshine Coast) moved back to Australia in 2012 and decided to settle in Gympie in 2014.
Steve, his wife and five children love living in Gympie and being part of the Gympie community.
Client’s come to Steve during a very vulnerable time in their lives. Steve’s goal is to protect them by blending tenacious advocacy and compassion with highly competent guidance.
“Clients deserve to be represented with professionalism and integrity, so that they may face their future with renewed confidence.”