Marsh Maher Richmond Bennison Lawyers


Our Lawyers

Annabel was admitted to practice in 2014 and since that time has worked in a variety of areas of commercial and corporate law, including contract disputes, civil litigation and insolvency.

Annabel has represented a range of clients in litigation and insolvency matters in many jurisdictions including the Supreme and Federal Courts and in Queensland and New South Wales jurisdictions.

Annabel’s experience includes acting for clients in contract, consumer and corporate law disputes and in business restructuring and insolvency matters, acting for insolvency practitioners and company directors.


Annabel Clarke

Annette has exclusively practiced in the area of Wills and Estates since 2003 and is also admitted to legal practice in both the Northern Territory and New South Wales.

Prior to joining MMRB Lawyers, Annette was employed by the Financial Ombudsman Service. During this time, she specialised in writing and issuing Recommendation, along with drafting decisions for the Ombudsman in relation to complex Financial Planning disputes and disputes relating to Estate Planning, Estate Management and Trustee services.

Currently Annette is studying a Diploma of Financial Planning, which will further assist her in providing comprehensive Estate Planning advice to her clients.


Annette Templeton

Anthony commenced legal practice in 1998 at Wisewoulds Lawyers.

He became a partner in 2003, and served as Managing Partner between 2006 and 2008, before leaving to start MMRB. Over time, the firm has grown and in 2017, merged with Richmond & Bennison, meaning the firm now has almost forty staff, including seven partners, and a broad range of senior practitioners and enthusiastic lawyers, who provide a very diverse and expert range of legal services to a broad client base.

Anthony’s experience has covered all areas of commercial practice and dispute resolution, including Employment and Industrial Relations Law, Commercial, Defamation and Media, Insurance and Industrial Accident, and has involved work across all State and Federal jurisdictions and tribunals.

He provides his clients with all necessary services in these areas, including advice, agreement making, drafting, and all aspects of dispute work including advocacy.


Anthony Maher


Kathryn manages a portfolio of varied commercial cases which has enabled her to gain a solid understanding of the relevant law for each case.

Kathryn has represented her clients in all jurisdictions including the Federal Court, Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Court and Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

Kathryn is a member of the LIV Commercial Litigation Advisory Committee.

As an Accredited Specialist, Kathryn is available to offer expert advice and assistance in all areas of Commercial Litigation and is also experienced in resolving disputes prior to issuing or defending proceedings, in order that clients avoid costly litigation.


Kathryn Finemore

Paul has over 20 years experience in commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on providing advice and related services in the corporate and personal insolvency areas.

Paul’s practice has spanned all jurisdictions from VCAT, the Magistrates’ Court through to the Victorian Supreme and Federal Courts.

Paul’s expertise in corporate and personal insolvency has seen him act for several insolvency practitioners in Australia, as well as for government departments and statutory authorities, including the Australian Taxation Office. Paul’s clients include mid-tier accounting practices, private and small cap public companies and high net worth individuals.

Paul has been involved in numerous litigation matters, including proceedings against the ANZ Bank arising out of the Opes Prime collapse and also proceedings against Chimaera Capital on behalf of an investor client. Aside from his insolvency practice, Paul has extensive experience in partnership and shareholders disputes, advice to clients about corporate structures, franchise disputes and contract matters. Paul has advised and acted on behalf of clients facing ASIC investigation and prosecution.


Paul Marsh


Stacey was admitted to practice in 2014 and since that time has worked in a variety of areas of corporate, commercial and property law.

Stacey’s clients range from sole traders to small businesses to larger businesses with a national presence in a range of industries including property development, finance, retail and hospitality, building and plumbing and manufacturing.


Stacey Bonney

Timothy Finemore is Special Counsel in charge of our Commercial Law and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Division. Timothy was admitted to practice as a lawyer in Victoria in 1977.

Under Timothy’s guidance, the firm has been involved in a number of notable and reported decisions impacting on a wide range of matters including personal injury, building contracts and property law.

Since 1993, Timothy has been an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation. Timothy’s early years of practice concentrated on working on matters involving personal injuries. He has acted on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, primarily in transport and industrial accident claims.

Timothy’s practice now centres on commercial law and commercial litigation and he acts for a number of private companies and individuals on a wide range of commercial matters.


Timothy Finemore