Our People

PRINCIPALS


Kath Liddell
KATHRYN LIDDELL


Kath has been practising law at Williams Winter for over 25 years. She has extensive experience in the areas of Elder Law, Wills and Estate Planning, Deceased Estates and Probate as well as Property Law. Read More


Adam Brutovic
ADAM BRUTOVIC


Since 2001 Adam has been advising and assisting clients on all forms of litigation and dispute resolution. Adam believes in a cooperative approach wherein clients and their lawyers work as a team. Read More


Elizabeth Edwards
ELIZABETH EDWARDS


Elizabeth has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial law with a particular emphasis on the hospitality industry. She also practises in the fields of planning and licensing, both in relation to liquor licensing and gaming transactions. She works closely with private individuals, businesses and the RSL of Victoria in these areas. Read More


Michael Watson
MICHAEL WATSON


Since 2012, Michael has been advising clients (both businesses and individuals) in disputes and litigation. His knowledge and experience ensures that disputes are resolved in an efficient and cost effective manner. Read More

 

SOLICITORS


Bernard McMahon
BERNARD MCMAHON


Bernie was admitted to practice law in 1970 and has over 45 years of experience in representing clients of all walks of life. Bernie was a principal of the firm from 1972 to 2010 and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne. Read More


Michael Jorgensen
MICHAEL JORGENSEN


Michael has been practising law for over 35 years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience at both the State and Federal level. His broad-based practice includes Employment Law (acting for either the employer or the employee) and Litigation (personal injury, negligence and contractual disputes). Read More


Ellie Delafield
ELLIE DELAFIELD (Senior Associate)


Ellie has a strong background in dispute resolution in the context of family law. Before commencing with Williams Winter in July 2014, she worked for a number of well-known family law firms. Prior to beginning a career as a lawyer, Ellie worked as a social worker. Read More


Ellen Gutman
ELLEN GUTMAN (Associate)


As a result of her volunteer work with the Family Law Assistance Program, Ellen developed an interest in family law and knew that this was the area of law in which she wished to forge her career. Read More


Jeremy Hunter
JEREMY HUNTER (Associate)


Jeremy attended Monash University and completed a Bachelor of Laws in 2013. He completed the Practical Legal Course at Leo Cussen and was admitted to practice law in February 2015. Read More


Declan Canavan
DECLAN CANAVAN


Declan commenced with Williams Winter in March 2019. He is excited about commencing his career “in one of Melbourne’s most established and reputable firms”. Read More

STEPHANIE CULLIA


Stephanie completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting and economics, in 2014 and a Bachelor of Law in 2017. She was admitted to practice law in September 2018 and commenced at Williams Winter in early 2021. Read More

ZOE ZHOU


Zoe commenced with Williams Winter in March 2020. She graduated the University of Melbourne in December 2018, having completed a Juris Doctor Law degree, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Finance). Read More

CHRISTINA LIBERATORE


Christina graduated from Monash University in December 2019, having completed a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Italian Studies). She undertook the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2020 and commenced with Williams Winter in early 2021. Read More

PRACTICE MANAGER

Angela Wagstaff ANGELA WAGSTAFF


Angela joined Williams Winter in 2005 as the Practice Manager. She has extensive management experience. Read More