We are a team of individuals who care passionately about our clients. We will always have your best interests at heart. We are a team comprised of lawyers and support staff, all committed to achieving the best possible outcome for you.

OUR Lawyers

BOB WARREN

BA LLB​​

Principal Solicitor/ Director

In 2009, after an outstanding career as the sole founder, senior partner and director for 40 years of a large and successful law firm, Mr. Warren practised for a time as senior consultant exclusively in the areas of estate law, estate litigation and administration of estates. In 2016 he commenced practice as the head of the established and respected law firm of O’Brien Connors & Kennett, bringing with him his extensive experience in commercial litigation, estate law and litigation specialist and negotiator for agreements and dispute resolution.

He has been a leading solicitor in prosecuting and defending numerous cases and claims including those in estate litigation, commercial litigation and the ground- breaking case of Whitaker v Federal Commissioner of Taxation 98 ATC 4285.

Bob heads a team of talented and dedicated lawyers who specialise in various areas including Estate Law and Litigation, Property and Business Law, Commercial Litigation and Family Law, Wills and Estate Planning.

A lover of the Northern Beaches pristine waterways, Bob may also be found each weekend on his boat on the magnificent waters of Pittwater with Anne and Pebbles.

You can contact Bob at bob@ocklaw.com.au

  • Contract negotiation and disputes
  • Commercial agreements and disputes
  • Civil litigation
  • Estate law including Elders’ law
  • Estate planning
  • Probate law
  • Wills
  • Appointments of Enduring Guardianship
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney

PETER KENNETT

BA LLB​​

Special Counsel

Peter was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 1977. After having practiced for two years, Peter joined O’Brien Connors & Kennett in 1979. Having grown up in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Peter considers himself a native of what is often referred to as God’s Country. On weekends, you might find him paddling his ski, or out in his beloved boat, enjoying the best of what this amazing part of the world has to offer…

Peter became a partner at O’Brien Connors & Kennett in 1981. He continues to provide expert advice as special counsel in a broad spectrum of legal areas including the following:

  • Purchase of property
  • Sale of property
  • Commercial leasing
  • Residential leasing
  • Company Law
  • Business contracts and negotiation
  • Franchising agreements
  • Finance and insurance law
  • Commercial disputes
  • Real estate developments and subdivisions

Although he may never admit it, Peter’s breadth and depth of property and commercial experience in many areas make him one of the leading practitioners in these fields on the Northern Beaches.

You can contact Peter at peter@ocklaw.com.au

Nicole Davis

BA LLB​​

Lawyer

Nicole gained her qualifications in New Zealand before moving across the ditch to sunny Australia in 2004. Her passion for people and property has led down a unique career path and she has worked in both legal and real estate industries in Queensland and New South Wales along with practising as an independent licensed conveyancer in Byron Bay before relocating to the beautiful Northern Beaches to join the team at O’Brien Connors and Kennett Lawyers.

Nicole embraces all property related matters and her breadth of experience in real estate and conveyancing matters is coupled with her dedication to ensure her clients are fully informed and confident through every step of the purchase or sale process.

Nicole enjoys exploring the many beaches and nature reserves that the Northern Beaches have to offer in between perusing the real estate sections of the local papers.

You can contact Nicole at nicole@ocklaw.com.au

Rebecca Goh

Lawyer

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Medical Science and Juris Doctor from the University of Sydney.

Prior to joining O’Brien Connors and Kennett Lawyers, Rebecca practised as a litigation and dispute resolution solicitor with a mid-tier law firm.

In the course of her practice, Rebecca has represented a range of clients and has developed a broad practice. She has knowledge and experience in matters involving:

• Personal Injury;
• Medical negligence;
• Sexual and institutional abuse
• Bankruptcy and Insolvency;
• Commercial disputes, including enforcing contractual, statutory and equitable rights;
• Debt recovery;
• Trade practices, including claims under the Australian Consumer Law; and
• Conveyancing.

You can contact Rebecca at rebecca@ocklaw.com.au

Holly Eastway

LLB BA

Lawyer

Holly studied a Bachelor of Arts with the Degree of Bachelor of Laws (Honours) at Macquarie University and graduated in 2021. After completing her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law, Holly was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in November 2021.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Holly was working as a paralegal alongside our principal solicitor Bob Warren.

Holly has experience in various areas of law, including:

  • Family law
  • Wills, powers of attorneys and enduring guardianship
  • Estate litigation
  • Property law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Debt recovery

You can contact Holly at holly@ocklaw.com.au

BOB WARREN

BA LLB​​

Principal

PETER KENNETT

BA LLB​​

Special Counsel

NICOLE DAVIS

BA LLB​​

LAWYER

REBECCA GOH

LAWYER

HOLLY EASTWAY

LLB BA

LAWYER

OUR SUPPORT STAFF

Support staff in a law firm will always be quick to tell you that they do the heavy lifting. All law firms value their wonderful support staff and O’Brien Connors & Kennett is no exception. While lawyers might get all the glory, we want you to know who will be helping you through your legal matters.

Take a moment to view the profiles of our amazing support staff

ANNE WARREN

Director

Anne has specialised in probate and estate matters working as Bob’s assistant for over 25 years. Anne is simply the most organised and efficient legal support expert you could hope to find. Anne just loves the magnificent waterways of Pittwater and can also be found out on the boat each weekend.

You can contact at anne@ocklaw.com.au

ELISHA MARTIN

Head of Accounts

Elisha joined our team at O’Brien Connors & Kennett 2 years ago and calls the Northern Beaches home. Elisha looks after our accounts department, so we’re all careful to treat her with the utmost respect. We know who pays our salaries!

You can contact at Elisha@ocklaw.com.au

Sophie Martin

Paralegal

Sophie joined the team in June 2019 as a junior law clerk. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degree at Macquarie University, and is excited to have the opportunity to gain experience in the field so soon. Sophie enjoys spending her free time in the water and with friends.

You can contact at sophie@ocklaw.com.au

Isabella Fordy

Junior Law Clerk

Isabella joined the O’Brien, Connors and Kennett team in April 2021. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Security Studies at Macquarie University. In her spare time Isabella enjoys ballet and spending time with her family and friends.

You can contact at juniora@ocklaw.com.au

Georgia Broadhead

Junior Law Clerk

Georgia joined the O’Brien, Connors and Kennett team in February 2022. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics at Macquarie University. Georgia enjoys spending her time with her family and walking her dog Banjo down at Curl Curl.

Kylie Vu

Junior Law Clerk

Kylie joined the O’Brien Connors & Kennett team in May 2022. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie University. During her free time Kylie enjoys relaxing at the beach, chilling with her dog and socialising with friends.

Megan Huston

Junior Law Clerk

Megan joined the O’Brien, Connors and Kennett team in May 2022. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Environment at Macquarie University. In her free time, Megan enjoys seeing friends, family and her dog Rebel.

Pebbles

O’Brien Connors & Kennett has its very own mascot, Pebbles. Pebbles brings over 5 years legal experience to our team and specialises in meeting and greeting. Pebbles loves the office and gets paid in treats and pats. Be sure to say hello if you’re lucky enough to catch her before or after a grooming session.

Dear Friends,

We are a COVID19 conscious workplace. We encourage clients to wear masks and sanitise before a conference

Yours Sincerely,

The Team,
O’Brien Connors & Kennett Solicitors