About Us

Business leader looking at camera in working environmentDenise Maxwell, Solicitor is a legal team that understands real people and their legal issues. Based in inner suburban Brisbane, we provide ready access, prompt and ethical service, and affordable fees to a growing local and international clientele. Our principal, Denise Maxwell, has been a solicitor since 1989 and established our practice in 1998. We offer our clients experienced, professional legal counsel and specialist insight. Located in inner suburban Yeronga in Brisbane, Australia, our team is easy to access, approachable, and professional.

Our Team

Denise Maxwell, Principal

Denise is the founding Principal of our firm. Denise has been a lawyer since 1989 and has extensive experience in a wide range of areas of law. Before starting our firm in 1998, Denise worked in various legal practices in Kenmore, Southport, Brisbane and Mackay. Denise mainly looks after business matters, commercial leases, wills and estates and litigation. Denise also keeps an eye on the rest of our team.

Sarah Flower, Principal
oql Accredited Family Law Specialist

Sarah joined our team on 26th October 2009 as Special Counsel and became a Principal of our firm on 1st June 2011. Sarah is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. She has extensive experience in complex relationship property matters and children’s matters, having practised in these areas since 1999. Sarah gained her specialist accreditation in Family Law in 2004. Sarah and Denise have known each other since 2000 through their mutual involvement on the Management Committee of the Womens Legal Service Queensland Inc.

Allison Baxter, Conveyancing Manager

Allison and Denise first worked together in 1988 when Denise was fresh out of law school. They remained friends and Allison came to work for us in 2001 as our Conveyancing Paralegal. Allison is the head of our conveyancing team. Allison keeps us entertained by dancing to Chiquitita whenever it is played on the radio she insists on having next to her desk.

Carol Hudson, Accounts Manager and Conveyancing Support

Carol joined our team as our Accounts Manager in April 2009. Prior to joining us Carol managed her own successful legal services support business. In between running our accounts section and being part of our conveyancing team, Carol finds time to win gold medals in water polo at the Masters Games and be inducted into the Queensland Water Polo Hall of Fame.

Teresa Stankiewicz, Conveyancing Paralegal

Teresa joined our conveyancing team in early 2015 and has extensive experience as a conveyancing paralegal. Teresa brings a sense of fun and infectious laugh to our office. Funnily enough, she fitted right in!

Glenys Sommerville, Managing Law Clerk

Glenys and Denise worked together in the late 1990′s.  Glenys joined our team in October 2013 as a Managing Law Clerk.  Glenys has extensive skill and experience in debt recovery work, including for national and international businesses, insurance companies, car hire businesses and the like.  Glenys is passionate about her work and is a tiger at recovering debts.

Carmel Murphy, Legal Secretary

Carmel is Legal Secretary for Denise and Sarah and also our friendly and helpful receptionist two days a week. She has been part of our team since 2006. Carmel keeps our office ticking over, we would be lost without her!

Georgia Thompson, Receptionist

Georgia is our lovely part-time receptionist, having joined our team in late 2015. Georgia provides a warm and friendly face for people coming into our office. Georgia has quickly become an integral part of our team.

Call us today at (07) 3892 4329