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Bailiwick Legal, Director - Philip Brunner (LLB, BA Business)

Philip Brunner is ranked as a “Leading Agribusiness Lawyer – Western Australia, 2018 by Doyle's Guide.

Phil has worked in large national and local law firms and has extensive experience advising clients within the agribusiness, commercial and workplace relations sectors. He provides corporate and commercial advice to businesses ranging from the preparation of commercial documents & licencing agreements, negotiation and development of contracts and partnerships, through to HR & IR matters.

In addition to Business Law, Phil is a Rural Law specialist advising and assisting with negotiation of access and compensation agreements with mining, oil & gas companies, land clearing, grain contracts and trading and animal welfare matters.

He works closely with the WA Farmers Federation and Industry Associations, is a committee member of the Employment Law Committee and the Law Society of Western Australia and a Director of the Prostate and Breast Cancer Foundation.

Phil has appeared before Fair Work Australia, the Federal Magistrates Court and the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission in both mediation & litigation.

With both Law and Business Degrees and extensive experience in both fields Phil is perfectly suited to assist Companies with strategic business advice & policy development.

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Bailiwick Legal, Counsel - Karolina Rzymkowska (LLB, MBA)

Head of Wills. Estate Planning & Estate Litigation

Karolina has over 10 years experience in national firms and the banking sectors and specialises in estate and succession planning, having regard to complex personal circumstances, asset protection issues and tax minimisation objectives.

Karolina's estate planning practice is a specialist practice principally designed to meet the estate planning needs of sophisticated high net worth individuals or those with complex personal affairs. She works closely with clients financial planners to ensure the best outcomes for her clients.

Karolina can be engaged directly by clients, accountants or advisors.

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Bailiwick Legal, Solicitor - Kimberly Jones (LLB, GDLP)

Kimberly has experience working within litigation, commercial law, employment, tourism and rural law. She completed her LL.B (honours) at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, prior to relocating to Perth in 2010, and completing a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at UWA.

She provides clients with practical legal advice on issues including general contractual disputes, land compensation, misleading and deceptive conduct, negligence, employment matters, property disputes and regulatory offences.

Kimberly has assisted clients in state and federal court proceedings. She works closely with clients to consider and discuss the options available to them and the legal implications of these options, to guide them through the legal process. She understands that each client comes with a unique set of circumstances and has a passion for finding a solution to meet each client’s specific needs.

Kimberly is actively involved in the Perth community. She is a committee member of the Law Society Employee Relations Committee, and a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Western Australia, Rotary of Elizabeth Quay, and AgConnect. In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys rock climbing and the outdoors, and is an active member of the Climbing Association of Western Australia.

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Bailiwick Legal, Business Manager - Jess Brunner (BA, Dip Conv, MBA Candidate)

Jessica is Bailiwick Legal’s Business Manager and has a background in industrial relations, human resources, business management & development.

As well as running Bailiwick, Jess undertakes human resource consulting work for clients where she assists with workplace reviews, documentation, and workplace investigations.

Jess is also a qualified conveyancer and undertakes all settlement and property transactions and transfers for our clients.

Jess is currently working towards her MBA specialising in Human Resources and when she is not studying she loves to paint, is a novice apiarist and a keen gardener.