Bill Velos, the firm’s principal was admitted to practice as a lawyer in 1985 with a Bachelor of Laws and Economics dual degree from Monash University. He practices largely in the areas of Commercial litigation, Commercial Law, Credit Law, Construction Law, Wills & Estates and Personal Injury Law.
Bill is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and over the years has gained an extensive knowledge and experience in many areas of legal practice that he pursues. Bill has run many high end litigation proceedings in both State and Federal Courts and has extensive experience in these areas of the law.
Bill receives retainers from Credit Unions, Chartered Accounting firms, Financial Institutions and other corporate entities and a large part of the practice concerns recoveries for personal loans and secured loans from borrowers of the Financial Institutions. This area of practice has grown considerably in the past 10 years.
Bill also acts extensively for Developers, Construction Companies, builders and associated entities and has extensive experience in appearing and acting within the VCAT jurisdiction.
Assistant to Bill Velos
Maria joined the team at Velos Lawyers as Personal Assistant to Bill Velos in 2015. With over 21 years of experience, Maria assists in a diverse range of legal matters, including commercial litigation, general commercial work, wills, estates/probate and mortgages. Maria has an Advanced Diploma in Business (Office Administration) and an Advanced Diploma Legal Practice at TAFE.
Steven is the newest member of Velos Lawyers, joining the team in 2018. Steven came to Velos Lawyers with a background as a generalist legal practitioner with a focus on deceased estates and estate litigation. Possessing a Bachelor of Laws with honours, Steven now practices in personal injury law and estate litigation.
Legal Executive – Conveyancing
Lynda started in the legal industry in 1987 and has practiced in conveyancing since 1995. She commenced her employment with Velos in 2012. Lynda is knowledgeable with PEXA electronic settlements and proficient in all aspects of conveyancing including drawing mortgage documents. Lynda also has experience in workers’ compensation, debt recovery, wills and probate.
Vicky was first employed by Velos Lawyers in the 1990s as a law clerk and administrative assistant. After taking a 10 year hiatus to raise her young family, Vicky re-joined the team at Velos Lawyers. Vicky is an invaluable member of the team and she continues to assist the lawyers with day to day file management.
As our receptionist, Soula is the face of Velos Lawyers. She undertakes reception and administrative duties, while making clients and guests feel welcome. Soula joined the Velos team over 9 years ago, with significant experience in administrative work at various companies and organisations.
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