“Our People – Your Solution”

Wallace & Wallace Lawyers are a Mackay based law firm who have an experienced team of solicitors and lawyers working in the Mackay, Whitsundays and surrounding regions.  Our experienced team will listen to you and assist you, whether you require sensitive and practical negotiation or vigorous pursuit of your legal rights. Our approach is to give you a range of options and to tailor our services to your individual needs, rather than being a one size fits all approach.  We can assist you with:



Brad was very thorough in his processes.  He is very caring in his manner and had a genuine concern for me, as the client.  This, I think, pervades throughout the entire firm.”


“Wallace & Wallace helped me when I was hurt in one of my lowest times.  Not only were they professional and got me the outcome I was hoping for, but went above and beyond.”


Greg Smart gave me the explanations I needed with the complexity of the situation I was facing.  He also gave me a thorough understanding of the legal aspects of the situation which helped me decide which direction I needed to take to make the decisions I needed to.  Everyone needs a great lawyer at some point in their life.  *Highly Recommended*”


“I was very impressed with Melainie Gibson’s competence in dealing promptly with my matter.  A1 Service.”


Cassandra Adorni-Braccesi provided not only an exceptional level of service but also provided her time, knowledge and expertise in a particularly complex case. She is an extremely skilled solicitor and I would highly recommend her for any legal matters. I would certainly use Wallace & Wallace for any legal services in the future.”


“My case was a difficult one and James fought on for my settlement. Not once did he lose interest. I was well informed on every aspect. His personal assistants were amazing, polite and very understanding throughout. Everyone made this difficult time seem very calm and easy for me. 5 STAR!”


Brad, thank you for all your help through the tough years, it was an excellent outcome.”

Jakobus & Wilma

“I consider Cassandra Adorni-Bracessi as being an excellent lawyer and extremely good when it comes to representing a client in court.  I had confidence in her ability right from the first meeting.”


Lara Tom handled all of our concerns and questions very professionally.”

Waverley & Yvonne

Our experience with your firm was very emotional in the beginning, but James listened and obviously cared about our situation.  Peta handled our case very personally and Tanya very politely answered any questions I had when Peta was not available.  Thank you all for your help.”

Ron & Jill

Sara was excellent, no beating around the bush, no mucking around – great!!!  Recommend her to anyone!!!”

Ian & Denise

“Thank you Brad for all your efforts to obtain a favourable outcome.  We both appreciate that willingness to work on our behalf and to give us new possibilities for the future.”


“I have seen other lawyers about this matter previously but I felt the service I got from Lara and Cassandra was outstanding.  They both understood my position and understood where I was willing to be negotiable.  I could not have asked for a better outcome or better legal representation.”


“I appreciate the honesty, fairness and consideration shown to me at all times.”


“I am so happy in dealing with Wallace & Wallace, regarding property settlement and personal injury.  Thank you very much.”


“All the staff that I had dealings with went out of their way to be very helpful no matter what problems we had that needed solving.  Many many thanks.”


“Dear Cassie, just a quick email to extend my gratitude to you, for providing me with such comprehensive documentation today. It’s very much appreciated. Also, thanks again, to yourself, James and your office, for all your hard work, and generally for everything that has been done for Jessica and I.”


“Very professional and precise and a pleasing result.”


“Thank you for making my first legal experience a pleasant one.  I was kept well informed of any issues and they were sorted with the least amount of stress.”


“Throughout extremely distressing encounters and phone calls, I was always treated with compassion and spoken to with respect.  Thank you”


“I have been dealing with Wallace & Wallace for more than 40 years and have always found them very helpful.”

Robert & Mabel

“Was good to be heard and advised by James and Ruth was great while James was away.  Gemma is an asset to your front desk.  Also Peta who did my Will explained documents well.”


“Wallace & Wallace very professional and wonderful people.  Glad we have Sara and Angela (Looby) as our lawyers.  A cheerful mob.”


“Easy to talk with – available at short notice.  Everyone was pleasant and attentive.”

George & Joyce

“Many thanks to you Brad and your team for helping make our life a little easier to live with.”

Kev and Kris

“Also wanted to let you know that we had our meeting with Melainie Gibson and have signed our wills etc.  Thank you for recommending her she was so lovely and made the whole process so very easy.  Every time we have dealt with Wallace and Wallace it’s been great.”


“I would like to say that the confidence that Cassandra gave me in my case was of the highest level.  I felt secure that she would give me the best possible outcome and she delivered it.  Thank you so much.  Cassandra you are very professional.”


“Staff took the time to explain items in everyday terms which greatly helped my understanding of the process.”



Child Support for
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