About Us

Vanessa-McNeilly.jpg - largeVanessa McNeilly

Vanessa established her own legal practice in 2007 and since doing so she has worked hard to ensure that McNeilly Lawyers has grown to become well known in the area of Family Law particularly in the Kempsey region.


Vanessa is known for her practical advice, ensuring her clients are satisfied with the outcome achieved.


Vanessa works closely with the Legal Aid Commission of NSW providing legal outreach services to disadvantaged communities on the Mid North Coast.


In 2011 Vanessa was nominated for Women Lawyer of the Year in Private Practice and was appointed Director of Coastline Credit Union.



Estelle-Robertson.JPG - largeG. Estelle Robertson

Estelle is a Lawyer employed by our Firm since 2010.  Estelle has extensive experience in the Family Law jurisdiction having been employed in the Legal Industry since 1998.


Estelle is a graduate of Southern Cross University and holds Bachelor Degrees in both Law and Psychology.


Estelle has been employed within the Federal Court of Australia and understands the complexities of our legal system.


Estelle’s extensive legal experience means she will provide you with sound legal advice and representation.



Brenda Hyde

Brenda has been a valued member of our staff since July 2011.  Brenda holds a current appointment as a Justice of the Peace.


Brenda has completed her studies and is now a Licensed Conveyancer.  Brenda has extensive experience in the areas of Office Management, Accounting and Service. 


Brenda provides our clients with outstanding support and assistance throughout the complex legal process.