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Boothby & Boothby - Welcome to HOCW

Thursday February 20, 2020

Boothby & Boothby - Welcome to HOCW

The principals and staff of Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams Lawyers are very pleased to welcome the team from Boothby & Boothby to our firm.

Boothby & Boothby has a long and proud history of providing legal services. Brooke Boothby is joining us as a consultant with many years of practice in his own right, as well as familial links with the people involved from the foundation of the firm. His great uncle was one of the founders. Brooke's grandfather, father and uncle have been partners. Boothby & Boothby started in the 1890s in Collins Street but moved to Dandenong Road, Caulfield East in 1954. For many years the firm had branch offices throughout South Gippsland, including at Loch and Korumburra.

John Kyne and Neville Sampson also join us as consultants. John arrived at Boothby & Boothby in 1968 and was a partner for many years. He retired as a partner but then returned on a part-time basis. Neville started as an articled clerk in 1976 and became a partner in 1983.

We are pleased to welcome Brooke, John, Neville, Steve Shelley (associate lawyer), Jessica Staben (law graduate), Andrea Day (probate clerk) and Janis Schneider (personal assistant to Neville). They are based at our Mount Waverley office and practise predominantly in our property and wills and estates departments, bringing with them a tremendous wealth of experience. Wills and other deeds that were held by Boothby & Boothby are now held by HOCW.

(Pictured back row left to right: Brooke, John, Neville, Janis, Steve and front row left to right: Jessica, Andrea.)