I was admitted as a solicitor in 1984 and from my admission I practised in regional Queensland. In 1986 until 1998 I carried on my own practice in Monto in the North Burnett region. I had purchased the practice from a solicitor who was retiring who had started the practice in 1932.
That solicitor was Harry Bandidt MBE which some people unkindly commented was an appropriate name for a solicitor! To the amusement of others I carried on practice under the name of Bandidt and Biggar. Being the only solicitor in a small country town I was able to experience a wide range of work with a concentration in the areas of conveyancing, small business, wills and estates. I enjoyed practising law in a small country town but after 12 years decided was time to move to Brisbane for the education of my three children. Read more