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Kim Rickards

Prinicpal

Kim Rickards is a principal of Rickards Whiteley and has worked as a solicitor since 1978.

Over the course of his career, Kim has maintained a substantial practice providing advice, assistance and representation to individual, corporate and government clients involved in commercial disputes, prosecutions, injury claims and civil litigation.

Kim is a litigation lawyer and holds the degrees of Bachelor of Commerce (Industrial Relations), Bachelor of Laws, and the postgraduate degree of Master of Laws...read more

Michael Whiteley

Michael Whiteley

Prinicpal

Michael is a principal of Rickards Whiteley and has practised law in the Central West since 1980. He attained a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Law at the University of Sydney. He has been a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist in Property Law since 2001.

Michael grew up on his family’s farming and grazing property near Wellington NSW, attending Maryvale Public school before boarding at St Stanislaus’ College Bathurst. Michael then undertook his tertiary studies at Sydney University, spending the first two years on campus at St John’s College. A keen sportsman, in his fresher year in 1974, Michael was a member of...read more

Camilla Davidson

Camilla Davidson

Senior Associate

Camilla Davidson is a Senior Associate at Rickards Whiteley Lawyers and has been practising law since 2006. Camilla grew up in Cowra and completed her secondary education at Hurlstone Agricultural High School. Camilla attained her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business at the University of Technology, Sydney. In 2016, Camilla completed her Masters of Law (Applied Law) majoring in Wills and Estates through the College of Law and was awarded the STEP Best Student Prize in Estate Planning...read more

Kirsty Evans

Kirsty Evans

Senior Associate

Kirsty Evans is a Senior Associate at Rickards Whiteley. Kirsty commenced her legal career in 2009 working as a solicitor in a boutique commercial law firm in Sydney CBD. During her time in Sydney, Kirsty gained experience in commercial and corporate law, property law, taxation and duties, estate planning, commercial disputes, mediation and litigation.

In 2011, Kirsty relocated to Orange and joined the Rickards Whiteley team. Kirsty holds a Masters of Laws (Applied Law majoring in Commercial Litigation) and the university degrees of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce...read more

Ben Cleary

Ben Cleary

Senior Associate

Ben joined Rickards Whiteley as a solicitor in 2018 having previously worked as a commercial lawyer in Canberra with a leading national law firm.

Ben was admitted to legal practice in 2012 after attaining a Juris Doctor from the University of Technology, Sydney. Prior to his legal career Ben completed a Bachelor of Management at the University of Sydney (Orange campus), and later held a number of senior communications and policy roles as an advisor to NSW Government ministers in the treasury, transport and energy portfolios...read more

Paul Longhurst

Paul Longhurst

Consultant

Paul was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW in 1989 and has been practising law in the Orange and greater Central West region for over 28 years.

Prior to his admission, Paul gained a wide range of legal and workplace experience after finishing his schooling: he was employed as a Petty Sessions Officer with the NSW Department of Attorney-General and of Justice, an Articled Law Clerk, a Union Organiser, a Review Officer with the NSW Workers Compensation Commission, a construction worker, and as a general rouseabout in wool stores and shearing sheds around Goulburn...read more

Monique Tudor

Monique Tudor

Licensed Property Conveyancer

Monique is a Licensed Property Conveyancer and Justice of the Peace. Monique attained her conveyancing qualifications after graduating from Macquarie University in 2003. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers NSW Division Ltd.

Born and bred in Orange, Monique has an intimate knowledge of the local area.

Monique prides herself on staying up-to-date with developments in conveyancing and property law including electronic conveyancing, changes to stamp duty implications and applicable first home benefits...read more

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