Geoff Hyland is the principal of the firm and was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 1972. He has practised continuously as a principal since 1973. Geoff has over 40 years’ hands-on experience in property law, wills and estates, business law and dispute resolution and has conducted trials and appeals in all state jurisdictions. His depth of knowledge provides a significant advantage in understanding a client’s objectives.
Karen is a special counsel for the firm and joined Hyland Law in June 2014 after recently returning from London where she worked for some 6 years. During her time there, Karen was first appointed as a solicitor with PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal LLP in London. Part of PwC Legal’s Corporate team and was involved in a number of corporate matters, including corporate restructurings and due diligence projects for private M&A transactions, before moving to the Financial Services group.
Vicki is a solicitor of the firm who was admitted in Queensland in 2013. She has extensive experience in property law and advises her clients in conveyancing, residential and commercial property transactions, business sales and purchases, leasing disputes, estate administration and litigation matters. Fluent in Cantonese, Vicki adds a cultural depth to the team. When not in the office, Vicki enjoys reading, playing badminton, travelling and exploring her culinary skills in the kitchen.
Jacky practices property law with a particular focus in conveyancing, wills and general commercial property matters. Jacky comes from a long line of property professionals and enjoys the challenges and diversity of practicing property law. Prior to joining the team in 2014 Jacky worked in the family business of building certification. Property is her passion. Away from the office Jacky enjoys boating, camping and water sports