Roland is a Director of Statewide Conveyancing and is responsible for the overall management of the practice throughout Queensland.
His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws (UQ). He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1993
and is also admitted as a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.
Roland has over twenty years’ experience in conveyancing and commercial litigation, and has acted for clients in commercial disputes in the Supreme, District
and Federal courts.
He has managed Statewide Conveyancing since 2000 and now exclusively practises in conveyancing.
Roland also regularly presents at professional education seminars for solicitors and paralegals on conveyancing.
He works directly with real estate agents throughout the State, providing both formal and informal training and development opportunities for them.
About Bethel Campbell
Bethel began working in Mackay in early 2006 as a paralegal, whilst finishing her law degree.
After graduating from Griffith University in December 2006, Bethel continued to work with local firm, McKays Solicitors and was admitted as a solicitor
in September 2007.
Bethel is the Legal Manager of Statewide Conveyancing and can assist clients with advice on buying and selling residential properties and other various
Bethel also concentrates on assisting clients with commercial property issues, such as the review and preparation of commercial leases, the sale and purchase
of commercial land and buildings, rural conveyancing, the purchase and sale of businesses, and can also assist clients with the preparation of wills
and powers of attorney.
About Katrina Peters
When people seek Katrina Peters’ advice, they are usually going through one of the most stressful times of their life.
With more than 17 years in the legal field as a paralegal and law clerk; and now as a solicitor, Katrina knows how to connect with and relate to her clients
– while delivering the best possible outcomes for them.
Katrina works with her clients to support and understand their needs; ensuring she is best positioned to make a difference in their lives and give real
peace of mind. She is focused on giving them the direction and solutions they need to move on with their lives.
At the heart of everything she does, and her greatest support, is her husband and daughter. To her, family is everything and she cherishes the time spent
with those closest to her – so she knows her important it is to preserve and protect those her clients hold dear.
With experience at several other law firms in the Mackay region, and a strong understanding of the community and those therein, Katrina joined Statewide
Family Law in October 2017.
Her empathy and ability to relate is matched by her high-level academic and professional credentials.
She graduated in 2015 with a Central Queensland University Bachelor of Laws as well as receiving a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland
University of Technology. She has a Certificate III Diploma in Applied Science and has spent her professional and academic career in the Mackay region.
Finishing her law degree while juggling work and family commitments ranks as one of her highest achievements to date, but she’s not done yet. Whilst travel
and time with family are always a focus, she has an immediate focus on building her career and gaining the skills she needs to deliver the very best
service and outcomes for her clients.
About Christine Pirani
Christine completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) - Bachelor of Laws through James Cook University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through
The College of Law.
Christine prides herself on her willingness to go above and beyond for her clients.
About Debbie Cornell
Debbie Cornell is part of the conveyancing team in Brisbane specialising in the sale of houses, land and units.
Debbie is also involved in client development, where she provides quotations for conveyancing and prepares contracts for clients.
She has had experience in the commercial department of the firm, and strives to provide quality, friendly and efficient service to all clients.
About Vanessa Gray-Knight
Working with Statewide Conveyancing for over 10 years, Vanessa is one of our most experienced conveyancers.
Vanessa is a born and bred Mackay local and loves the Mackay lifestyle, and everything Mackay has to offer.
She prides herself on providing a friendly service and making your transaction as smooth as possible, and loves to help those solve those “out of the box”
Whether you are buying or selling a house, unit, land she will be able to assist you.
About Erin Chambers
Erin joined Statewide Conveyancing in Mackay in January 2011.
She provides experienced and professional conveyancing services, focusing on residential purchases and sales of land, houses and units in Mackay, Whitsundays,
Emerald and surrounding areas.
Erin is also able to assist clients with mining claims, leasehold land and water allocation matters.
Erin is also a Commissioner for Declarations and can assist clients with witnessing their documents.
She works closely with clients to provide advice in terms that are easy to understand and keeping her clients well informed to make the conveyancing transaction
smooth and hassle-free.
About Kayla Grieving
Kayla joined Statewide Conveyancing in Mackay in July 2011 after working in the legal industry as a legal secretary.
Kayla initially managed the practice's settlements, and quickly progressed through the ranks to become a Senior Conveyancing Consultant.
Kayla provides an efficient and helpful service to all clients, answering all queries to ensure clients feel valued each step of the way through the conveyancing
About Kerrie Toby
Kerrie began her legal career with local law practice, McKays Solicitors, in 1994 in Mackay and initially worked in the firm's commercial and litigation
She now has over 15 years of experience in residential conveyancing and enjoys meeting new clients and offering professional and friendly service.
Kerrie is also a Commissioner for Declarations and can assist clients with witnessing their documents.
About Emma Newbery
Emma began her legal career in Mackay with the firm Barry Beaverson & Stenson in 1991. The firm merged with local law practice, McKays Solicitors,
in 2002, where she worked in the commercial section.
Emma then commenced with Statewide Conveyancing in October 2002.
Emma is an experienced clerk who specialises in purchases of land, houses, and units and off the plan purchases.
She also handles a large volume of investment clients purchasing off the plan units in North Queensland.
Emma's main goal is that every transaction is handled to the best interest of her clients and that the client is kept informed at all times during the
About Erin Gibson
Erin began working with Statewide Conveyancing in March 2018.
Born and bred in Mackay, she graduated in November 2017 from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
She is currently completing her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with Queensland University of Technology.
Erin is responsible for handling Statewide’s related party property transfer matters.
About Justin Neilsen-Bradshaw
Justin joined the Statewide Conveyancing team in 2018.
Justin assists clients with the sale and purchase of their residential land, units or houses.
In his spare time, Justin is studying a bachelor of laws through Central Queensland University.
About Deb Cheyne
Deb joined Statewide Conveyancing in Mackay in 2008 and has experience in a wide variety of roles including finance, administration and retail positions.
She is well known at Statewide for her bubbly personality and outstanding customer service skills.
Deb goes out of her way to make customers feel welcome and at ease.
About Amanda Peno
Amanda began working in the legal industry in 1998 and since that time has gained a wide variety of experience in secretarial, paralegal and administrative
For over 10 years, Amanda has been contributing to the success of Statewide Conveyancing in Mackay, as a Conveyancing Paralegal and Accounts/Reception
Amanda's vast experience allows her to assist clients with any conveyancing queries they may have.
Amanda is also a Comissioner for Declarations and can help clients with witnessing documents.