Mr Peter G. Williams, the principal lawyer and founder of PGW Solicitors, has strong community links with Queensland in general and especially Brisbane, having been raised as a boy on the Atherton Tablelands in Mareeba, far North Queensland, growing up as a teenager in Holland Park and being educated in Brisbane. He continues to reside in the Brisbane area, and to maintain his involvement with a number of community and business associations. These associations include the Family Law Practitioners' Association,The Queensland Society of Notaries Inc., and the Southside Chamber of Commerce, of which he is a sponsor.
Peter has held various honorary positions on the executive committees of Brisbane Junior Chamber of Commerce Inc.(Vice President, 2002), Leads Club, Collabrio, Blue Nursing Service, Brisbane Southside Chamber of Commerce, Anglican Church Grammar School Old Boys' Committee, GPS Past Students Association Ball Committee, Viking Masonic Lodge No 394 and various branches of the Liberal Party of Australia and the LNP. He enjoys giving back to his community by being actively involved in his local Church in a voluntary capacity, where he has held the positions of Nominator and Churchwarden and currently serves as Synod Representative, Nominator, and Parish Councillor.
Peter is the Honorary Solicitor for the Mt Gravatt/Holland Park Sub-Branch of the Returned and Service League of Australia.
Peter was educated at Church of England Grammar School, Brisbane (Churchie) and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from Queensland Institute of Technology (now QUT.) in 1985. He has recently completed the inaugural Notarial Practice Course offered by Bond University.
Peter has thirty-six years continuous experience as a lawyer in the Brisbane city, suburban and semi-rural (Cleveland/Redlands) environments as a general practitioner with particular emphasis in the areas of family law, business contracts, commercial leases, deceased estate administration and litigation, and civil and commercial litigation.
Peter is passionate about relentlessly pursuing justice for his clients, and in protecting the rights of the oppressed individual. Being fully acquainted with the challenges of small business owners, Peter is especially interested in assisting small to large business owners and corporations navigate the law.
Peter's outside interests include swimming, Latin dancing, politics, art, foreign languages and culture, the esoteric, history, music and theatrical appreciation.
ACCOUNTS MANAGER & LEGAL SECRETARY
Leanne has been working with Peter G. Williams & Associates since late 1993 and is employed as Secretary to the Principal, Peter Williams.
Leanne grew up in the Bayside area and has attained an Associate Diploma of Business, and has undertaken numerous courses.
Leanne is also an art enthusiast who enjoys the gallery circuit and dabbling in some of her own work, as well as being an avid 4x4 camper.
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