Annette Bradfield - Partner
Annette Bradfield obtained her Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Master of Laws from QUT. After admission in 1992, Annette worked as a solicitor in general practice in Toowoomba before specialising in property law with a national firm in Brisbane. She has also worked as a property and commercial lawyer with mid-tier law firms in Brisbane.
Annette has lectured at the Queensland University of Technology and the College of Law to further her interest in mentoring junior lawyers and to assist the next generation of legal professionals.
Keen to be involved in her professional body, Annette served as a council member of the Queensland Law Society for approximately seven years and had the privilege of serving as the Deputy President and President of the Queensland Law Society in 2012 and 2013 respectively. During this time, Annette was a member of the Professional Conduct Committee, Executive Committee of Council, Audit and Risk Committee, Property and Development Law Committee and the Committee of Management. This experience assists when advising clients on corporate and commercial matters.
Annette currently practises in property law, corporate and commercial law and wills and estate law. Her commercial and property expertise assists in resolving complex estate and succession planning issues. Annette prides herself on the personal service she gives to clients and how she develops an understanding of her clients' family, financial and business circumstances to ensure that her advice meets the requirements of her clients. .
George Fox - Partner
George Fox was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in 1976. He completed his legal training at Feez Ruthning (now Allens), one of Queensland's major law firms. He has been a solicitor in private practice for over 30 years.
He was a member of the Queensland Law Society's disciplinary tribunal for many years, is a senior counsellor of the Queensland Law Society and served as a Law Reform Commissioner in Fiji. He is a qualified mediator and arbitrator (click link for further information), and continues to work in these areas. He has taught and presented papers on mediation and ethics at tertiary level in Australia and overseas and is an adjunct Professor of Law at USQ and Murdoch University.
Community and public administration positions held include member of the Australian Tax Practitioners Board, chair of the University of Southern Queensland Council Governance Committee and treasurer of the Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland. He was a board member of Lifeline for 17 years and President of the Queensland Law Society in 1992/93.
George practises with the goal of providing legal support for families and their businesses, including succession and estate planning, commercial and corporate services and governance and structure advice.
James Fox - Employed solicitor
James Fox has a Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of Queensland and was admitted as a solicitor in 2007. He also has degrees in biomedical sciences and physiology. He received his legal training while working at a mid-tier firm in Brisbane City and in rural Queensland, and has worked at Fox Bradfield Lawyers since his admission. James is experienced in tailoring estate plans for clients; assisting executors in the administration of deceased estates; providing advice on asset protection strategies as well as advising on a range of commercial matters. He is also experienced in handling dispute resolution and litigation in the areas of deceased estates, revenue and tax, planning and environment, insolvency and general commercial.
Kate Neiht (nee Fowler) - Employed solicitor
Kate Neiht grew up in rural Queensland and moved to Brisbane to complete her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland. She has been working at Fox Bradfield Lawyers since 2007 where she completed her legal training before being admitted in 2009. Kate is experienced in property law matters (including commercial and retail leasing and commercial and residential conveyancing); commercial transactions involving companies and trusts as well as estate planning and estate administration. Kate has a particular interest in the areas of law which affect the growing elderly community, such as dealings with retirement villages and aged care facilities and guardianship issues.