The Leadership Group

CLO Directors

Murray Crawford

Director | BEc, LLB, LLM (Applied Family Law)
CLO Directors
Murray Crawford
Director | BEc, LLB, LLM (Applied Family Law)

With a passion for the law and a strong social conscience, Murray is a strong advocate who’s focused on achieving positive outcomes for his clients and supports the community through leadership positions with several not-for- profit organisations.

Murray was admitted to practice law in 1987. After establishing a career in property and commercial law, he progressed to teaching business and taxation law at Monash University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In 2001, after achieving many of the goals he had set himself in academia, Murray returned to private practice as a solicitor in Toowoomba establishing the firm MG Crawford and Co. Over the ensuing 6 years Murray expanded the firm to support clients across the Darling Downs, and in 2007 merged with the Toowoomba firm Laherty and O’Sullivan, forming CLO Lawyers. The merger brought together over 40 years of combined legal service to the Toowoomba community.

With a strong belief in ongoing professional development and education, Murray expanded his skills in family law and has completed a Masters in Applied Family Law.

CLO Directors

Alan Cumming

Director | LLB (Hons)

Alan Cumming
Director | LLB (Hons)
Outside work, Alan is a passionate family man who shares his life with wife Nicole, his two children and a large extended family group. His passion for sport, especially squash and golf has been passed on to his children ensuring that Alan is fully occupied with family activities.

An exponent of ‘plain English’, Alan enjoys the challenge of providing practical solutions to complex legal problems in a calm and relaxed manner. He is a straight-talking lawyer with a flair and passion for providing clients with practical solutions to complex legal problems.

Alan joined CLO Lawyers as a Director in 2016. With a highly accomplished legal career behind him, Alan brings to the firm extensive experience in estate and succession planning, asset protection, self-managed super funds, and tax reduction strategies.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Alan owned an import/export business and draws upon his business acumen to provide pragmatic and commercial advice to clients. Clients benefit from Alan’s professional connections with a network of financial planners and accountants.

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Corin Sankey

Director | LLB, B.Bus, LLM (Applied Law)
CLO Directors
Corin Sankey
Director | LLB, B.Bus, LLM (Applied Law)

Corin grew up in Toowoomba where he is raising a young family of his own, and engaging in a variety of professional, academic, community and sporting pursuits. With over a decade in legal practice, Corin is well established and respected in Toowoomba professional circles as an Estate solicitor and lecturer in Succession Law (Wills and Estates) at the University of Southern Queensland. Aside from his legal interests, Corin is a keen sportsman and is a former Captain and current member of the Coolaroo AFL club.

Corin holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business together with a Masters of Applied Law in wills and estates, for which he received the prize for best graduating student. Corin joined CLO Lawyers in 2004 when it was known as MG Crawford & Co. After completing his academic studies in 2007, Corin was admitted to practice as a Solicitor and continued to build his career with CLO Lawyers in Toowoomba.

Passionate about complex estate planning and estate litigation, Corin focuses on complex wills and estate planning advice, estate administration and estate litigation. Corin also has extensive experience in commercial matters, including the purchase and sale of businesses and commercial property, leasing, business structuring, and drafting commercial agreements. Corin has continued the firm’s long-standing commitment to community involvement with membership of local community organisations and professional networks.

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Jeanette Reimer

Conveyancing and Practice Manager

Jeanette Reimer
Conveyancing and Practice Manager
Jeanette Reimer brings over 30 years’ experience to her role as conveyancing and practice manager at CLO Lawyers.

Known for her dedication and straight talking, she has an ability to translate complex conveyancing concepts and terminology into plain English for clients. Jeanette enjoys a loyal client following and receives referrals from across the Darling Downs business community.

Jeanette heads the conveyancing team managing all conveyancing transactions for the firm. It’s a role she has undertaken at CLO Lawyers and its predecessor Laherty and O’Sullivan since 2001.

For reliable and trouble-free conveyancing services in Toowoomba, you’re in safe hands with Jeanette and her team.

CLO Directors

Murray Crawford

Director | BEc, LLB, LLM (Applied Family Law)
CLO Directors
Murray Crawford
Director | LLB, B.Ec.

With a passion for the law and a strong social conscience, Murray is a strong advocate who’s focused on achieving positive outcomes for his clients and supports the community through leadership positions with several not-for- profit organisations.

Murray was admitted to practice law in 1987. After establishing a career in property and commercial law, he progressed to teaching business and taxation law at Monash University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In 2001, after achieving many of the goals he had set himself in academia, Murray returned to private practice as a solicitor in Toowoomba establishing the firm MG Crawford and Co. Over the ensuing 6 years Murray expanded the firm to support clients across the Darling Downs, and in 2007 merged with the Toowoomba firm Laherty and O’Sullivan, forming CLO Lawyers. The merger brought together over 40 years of combined legal service to the Toowoomba community.

With a strong belief in ongoing professional development and education, Murray expanded his skills in family law and has completed a Masters in Applied Family Law.

CLO Directors

Alan Cumming

Director | LLB (Hons)
CLO Directors
Alan Cumming
Director | LLB (Hons)
Outside work, Alan is a passionate family man who shares his life with wife Nicole, his two children and a large extended family group. His passion for sport, especially squash and golf has been passed on to his children ensuring that Alan is fully occupied with family activities.

An exponent of ‘plain English’, Alan enjoys the challenge of providing practical solutions to complex legal problems in a calm and relaxed manner. He is a straight-talking lawyer with a flair and passion for providing clients with practical solutions to complex legal problems.

Alan joined CLO Lawyers as a Director in 2016. With a highly accomplished legal career behind him, Alan brings to the firm extensive experience in estate and succession planning, asset protection, self-managed super funds, and tax reduction strategies.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Alan owned an import/export business and draws upon his business acumen to provide pragmatic and commercial advice to clients. Clients benefit from Alan’s professional connections with a network of financial planners and accountants.

CLO Directors

Corin Sankey

Director | LLB, B.Bus, LLM (Applied Law)
CLO Directors
Corin Sankey
Director | LLB, B.Bus, LLM (Applied Law)
Corin grew up in Toowoomba where he is raising a young family of his own, and engaging in a variety of professional, academic, community and sporting pursuits. With over a decade in legal practice, Corin is well established and respected in Toowoomba professional circles as an Estate solicitor and lecturer in Succession Law (Wills and Estates) at the University of Southern Queensland. Aside from his legal interests, Corin is a keen sportsman and is a former Captain and current member of the Coolaroo AFL club.

Corin holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business together with a Masters of Applied Law in wills and estates, for which he received the prize for best graduating student.Corin joined CLO Lawyers in 2004 when it was known as MG Crawford & Co. After completing his academic studies in 2007, Corin was admitted to practice as a Solicitor and continued to build his career with CLO Lawyers in Toowoomba.

Passionate about complex estate planning and estate litigation, Corin focuses on complex wills and estate planning advice, estate administration and estate litigation. Corin also has extensive experience in commercial matters, including the purchase and sale of businesses and commercial property, leasing, business structuring, and drafting commercial agreements.Corin has continued the firm’s long-standing commitment to community involvement with membership of local community organisations and professional networks.

CLO Directors

Jeanette Reimer

Conveyancing and Practice Manager

Jeanette Reimer
Conveyancing and Practice Manager
Jeanette Reimer brings over 30 years’ experience to her role as conveyancing and practice manager at CLO Lawyers.

Known for her dedication and straight talking, she has an ability to translate complex conveyancing concepts and terminology into plain English for clients. Jeanette enjoys a loyal client following and receives referrals from across the Darling Downs business community.

Jeanette heads the conveyancing team managing all conveyancing transactions for the firm. It’s a role she has undertaken at CLO Lawyers and its predecessor Laherty and O’Sullivan since 2001.

For reliable and trouble-free conveyancing services in Toowoomba, you’re in safe hands with Jeanette and her team.

Our Team

Andrea Hohn

Andrea Hohn

Consultant | LLB, GradDipLegPrac, GradDipLegStud
Andrea Hohn
Andrea Hohn
Consultant|LLB, GradDipLegPrac, GradDipLegStud

Highly respected and experienced Lawyer Andrea Hohn joined the team following the merger of Connollys Lawyers into CLO Lawyers at the end of 2017.

With her extensive legal experience and passion for the law, Andrea is focused on progressing client matters to finalisation quickly and smoothly.

Andrea has worked in the legal services industry in Toowoomba since 1988. She gained experience in the areas of Property Law, Wills and Estates, and Family Law before joining Connollys Lawyers in 2002. After being admitted to practice in 2010 and accepting a partnership in that firm, Andrea eventually became sole Director and owner. She remained in that role until 2017.

Claire Membery

Claire Membery

Lawyer | BA, LLB(Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Claire Membery
Lawyer | BA, LLB(Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Aside from her legal interests, Claire is passionate about wildlife conservation, helping to ensure that nature will be around for future generations. On weekends she and her husband typically enjoy getting out and about exploring nature with a kayak. Travelling is also a favourite pastime.

Claire settled in Toowoomba in 2014, having lived in various locations around Australia. She joined CLO Lawyers in 2017 to focus on all areas of Property Law, adding depth to the firm’s expanding property and commercial team.

Claire holds a Bachelor of Arts from La Trobe University, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Griffith University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology. She was admitted to the legal practice in 2013.

Andrea Hohn

Andrea Hohn

Consultant | LLB, GradDipLegPrac, GradDipLegStud
Andrea Hohn
Andrea Hohn
Consultant | LLB, GradDipLegPrac, GradDipLegStud

Highly respected and experienced Lawyer Andrea Hohn joined the team following the merger of Connollys Lawyers into CLO Lawyers at the end of 2017.

With her extensive legal experience and passion for the law, Andrea is focused on progressing client matters to finalisation quickly and smoothly.

After being admitted to practice in 1988, Andrea developed her career and experience in the areas of Property Law, Wills and Estates, and Family Law in Toowoomba before joining Connollys Lawyers in 2002. After accepting a partnership in that firm, Andrea eventually became sole Director and owner. She remained in that role until 2017.


Claire Membery
Lawyer

Aside from her legal interests, Claire is passionate about wildlife conservation, helping to ensure that nature will be around for future generations. On weekends she and her husband typically enjoy getting out and about exploring nature with a kayak. Travelling is also a favourite pastime.

Claire settled in Toowoomba in 2014, having lived in various locations around Australia. She joined CLO Lawyers in 2017 to focus on all areas of Property Law, adding depth to the firm’s expanding property and commercial team.

Claire holds a Bachelor of Arts from La Trobe University, a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Griffith University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology. She was admitted to the legal practice in 2013.

Josh Davenport

Josh Davenport

Senior Lawyer | LLB (Hons 2A), BSc, GradDipLegPrac

Josh Davenport
Senior Lawyer | LLB (Hons 2A), BSc, GradDipLegPrac

Josh has lived in Toowoomba since 2010. Outside of work he is kept occupied raising his young family but enjoys a game of golf when the opportunity presents.

Having grown up in Biloela, Josh’s country upbringing is reflected in his straightforward and pragmatic approach to complex commercial and estate planning issues.

After being admitted to practice law in 2010, Josh built a strong career in the areas of Property Law, Commercial Law and Estate Planning and Administration.

Josh joined the Commercial Law and Estate Planning team at CLO Lawyers in 2017. Since joining CLO Lawyers Josh has added depth to the firm’s growing business and estate teams providing clients with comprehensive business law and estate planning advice.

Larissa Sorley

Larissa Sorley

Receptionist
Sarah-Marsden

Sarah Marsden

Lawyer | LLB (Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Sarah Marsden
Lawyer | LLB (Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Having grown up on her family’s farm in the Beaudesert district, Sarah is focused on providing professional legal services to the rural sector across the Darling Downs.

Sarah joined CLO Lawyers in 2016. Having completed a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class Honours) at the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Queensland University of Technology, Sarah worked at a boutique law firm in Brisbane’s inner west before fulfilling her long held desire to work in regional Queensland as a solicitor in Toowoomba.

In her spare time Sarah is passionate about horse riding, training, and camp drafting.

Larissa Sorley

Larissa Sorley

Receptionist
Sarah-Marsden

Sarah Marsden

Lawyer | LLB (Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Sarah Marsden
Lawyer | LLB (Hons), GradDipLegPrac

Having grown up on her family’s farm in the Beaudesert district, Sarah is focused on providing professional legal services to the rural sector across the Darling Downs.

Sarah joined CLO Lawyers in 2016. Having completed a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class Honours) at the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Queensland University of Technology, Sarah worked at a boutique law firm in Brisbane’s inner west before fulfilling her long held desire to work in regional Queensland as a solicitor in Toowoomba.

In her spare time Sarah is passionate about horse riding, training, and camp drafting.

Jan Walker

Jan Walker

Senior Paralegal
Josh Davenport

Josh Davenport

Senior Lawyer | LLB (Hons 2A), BSc, GradDipLegPrac

Josh Davenport
Lawyer | LLB (Hons 2A), BSc, GradDipLegPrac

Josh has lived in Toowoomba since 2010. Outside of work he is kept occupied raising his young family but enjoys a game of golf when the opportunity presents.

Having grown up in Biloela, Josh’s country upbringing is reflected in his straightforward and pragmatic approach to complex commercial and estate planning issues.

After being admitted to practice law in 2010, Josh built a strong career in the areas of Property Law, Commercial Law and Estate Planning and Administration.

Josh joined the Commercial Law and Estate Planning team at CLO Lawyers in 2017. Since joining CLO Lawyers Josh has added depth to the firm’s growing business and estate teams providing clients with comprehensive business law and estate planning advice.

Jan Walker

Jan Walker

Senior Paralegal
Kym Broderick

Kym Broderick

Accounts & Payroll Administrator
Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells

Conveyancing Administrator
Kym Broderick

Kym Broderick

Accounts & Payroll Administrator
Lisa Wells

Lisa Wells

Conveyancing Administrator
Terri-Ann Barnett

Terri-Ann Barnett

Conveyancing Assistant
Nicole Gunther

Nicole Gunther

Personal Assistant
Terri-Ann Barnett

Terri-Ann Barnett

Conveyancing Assistant
Nicole Gunther

Nicole Gunther

Nicole Gunther
Jayde Maddern

Jayde Maddern

Paralegal
Jayde Maddern

Jayde Maddern

Paralegal

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