About Us

Operating Since 1988

At GMS Legal & Conveyancing, our qualified team has been helping clients across the Central Coast for more than 32 years. Whether you are selling or buying property, or organising your will, we can provide you with professional legal advice you can trust.

From tips and advice on how to prepare your home for sale, to preparing contracts or even dealing with deceased estates, we have the skills and knowledge to navigate you through the legal processes.

As SAI Global accredited lawyers, we are able to reduce costs for our clients, so you can receive the legal assistance you need for major transactions. We’ll help you understand all the terms and conditions for real estate contracts, as well as providing negotiations in your best interest.

For more information on how we can help you, contact our team today.

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GMS Legal & Conveyancing – Meet the Team

The GMS Legal & Conveyancing Team are trusted and caring Advisors. Our vision is for our clients to achieve the best life they can by making sound decisions and planning wisely for the future.

Our clients appreciate receiving prompt, clear and practical legal assistance. Whether it be a sale, a purchase, a will or an estate. We are the Central Coast’s only quality endorsed legal practice, and our client’s protection and satisfaction are really what matter to us.  

Together all of our staff have a wealth of experience and knowledge, which contributes to the continued success of GMS Legal & Conveyancing. This year we are celebrating 33 years in business.

Michele Joncourt — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Michele Joncourt – Principal Solicitor/Director/Notary Public

Michele has been a solicitor since 1987 & has years of experience drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney & Appointments of Enduring Guardians and Conveyancing.

Michele supervises the provision of legal services to our clients. As senior legal practitioner, she has dealt with many complicated family situations.

Michele has contributed to our successful Estate Planning Department since joining us 2015 and has a focus on efficient asset distribution.

Kerrie O’Malley — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Kerrie O’Malley – Licensed Conveyancer/Director

Kerrie has been working in legal firms most of her adult life and has been with our firm for over 15 years as our Licensed Conveyancer.

Our clients really appreciate Kerrie’s friendly, practical approach. Kerrie managers our successful and busy conveyancing department. Clients can contact Kerrie on weekends and after hours.

Marilyn Ansell — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Marilyn Ansell – Practice Manager/Director

Marilyn was born and bred on the Central Coast & has a wealth of local knowledge. As Practice Manager, Marilyn is responsible for the day to day running of our firm.

Marilyn has been with us since 2005 and has contributed to the continued success of GMS Legal.

Kim Roberts — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Kim Roberts – Licensed Conveyancer

Kim was born and bred on the Central Coast and prides herself on her dedication to her clients. She always makes sure their best interest is looked after during one of the most stressful times in a person’s life.

Kim has completed an Associate Degree in Law, majoring in Conveyancing at Southern Cross University. Kim is a Justice of the Peace.

Leila Berana — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Leila Berana – Conveyancing Paralegal

Leila is one of our Conveyancing Paralegals who comes from a banking background & has 9 years of Legal experience.

Leila has also completed a 3-year Conveyancing Course at Macquarie University. Leila is a Justice of the Peace.

Melissa Lewis — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Melissa Lewis – Conveyancing Paralegal

Melissa is our Conveyancing Contract Specialist who prepares our listing contracts. Melissa has lived on the Central Coast for over 30 years.

Along with assisting the Conveyancing Team when contracts become unconditional, Melissa organises the contract for sale for our clients and their Real Estate Agents. Melissa prides herself on her work for our clients, especially her speed in preparing the Contracts.

Jacinda Shears — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Jacinda Shears – Conveyancing Paralegal

Jacinda helps our Conveyancing Team in a Paralegal and Administrative Support Role, and provides customer service to our clients.

Jacinda also assists in our reception area and is currently studying to become a licensed Conveyancer.

Jacinda grew up on the Coast and is a Justice of the Peace.

Anne Howden — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Anne Howden – Estate Planning Paralegal

Anne helps Michele in our Wills & Estates Team. Anne is a true local and has over 20 years’ experience in Legal Offices and in many different areas of Law.

Aside from providing a great Legal service to you, Anne will give you that personal touch and empathy, especially when times are sad.

Barbara Brown — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Barbara Brown – Probate Paralegal

Barbara is par our Wills & Estates team assisting Michele with Estate Administration.

Barbara has worked in Legal Offices for over 35 years in various areas of Law and has a wide range of experience in Wills & Estates.

Barbara is a Justice of the Peace.

Julie Bragg — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Julie Bragg – Conveyancing Paralegal/Administration

Julie has been on the Coast & with our firm for 17 years. She comes from a legal and sports admin background and worked on the Sydney Olympics.

Julie is experienced in all aspects of Office & Legal Administration and helps with our firm’s Marketing & Quality Assurance.

She also helps Kerrie with the Leases, Sales and Purchases of small businesses. 

Vicki Phelan — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Vicki Phelan – Client relations 

Vicki is our friendly Receptionist.

She answers calls and manages our busy reception area.

With her friendly and professional manner, she welcomes out clients and organises appointments.

Kristie Hosie — Property Lawyers In Central Coast, NSW

Kristie Hosie – Administration Assistant

Kristie was born and bred on the Coast. Kristie helps our office in an Administrative Support Role and also provides customer service to our clients.

Kristie has experience in property management and with her cheerful personality, she is an asset to our team.