Our Solicitors

Louise Peta Bedsor

LLB (Hons), Grad Dip LP

Adversity is life-changing. It may bring out the best in people of character and resilience. Louise Bedsor is such a person.

Louise has invested more than 13 years of study and work in the legal profession.

Studying externally whilst working fulltime for Gympie Regional Council, Louise obtained an honours degree in laws from QUT.

Louise started her legal working life in Gympie with a local firm where she obtaining great mentoring and experience in property law, residential and commercial conveyancing, business law, criminal law, civil litigation, Wills and estates, employment law and other areas of general practice.

Louise then worked for two years in Noosa for a boutique criminal law firm, expanding her experience whilst developing that firm’s property law and civil law areas.  Louise was successful in defending a client charged with unlicensed driving in the Noosa Magistrates Court.  Louise also instructed Counsel in the District Court and the Supreme Court of Queensland. She is thoroughly experienced in the procedural and substantive requirements of the legal system.

In 2016, Louise commenced working for another law firm in Gympie as a property and commercial lawyer, practising in those areas and supervising all facets of the conveyancing section.  She also practised in anti-discrimination law, business law, Wills and Estates and general litigation.  She expanded her extensive experience in residential and commercial conveyancing, drafting many complex special conditions, with a high volume of matter completions.

In 2018, Louise decided to start her own practice with Sarah Brady, L & S Lawyers, as she wanted to control her own destiny.

Louise is admitted to the legal profession as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Queensland and is entered in the Register of Practitioners in the High Court of Australia.  She is also a member of the Queensland Law Society.

Testimonials have described Louise as a tenacious Solicitor capable of explaining the law to clients, simply.  She has received many compliments from clients about her ability to find legal solutions to complex positions.  Having received verbal praise from Counsel in the Supreme Court of Queensland for her research ability at the bar table, your matter will rest in good hands with Louise.

Louise is married and lives in Gympie.  She likes skiing (both water and snow), hiking and camping.  Setting off in the caravan with her husband and dogs, and reading a good novel are a few of her favourite pastimes.

Sarah Brady

LLB

Sarah Brady is an accomplished lawyer and business woman. She commenced her legal career in 2005 when she gained employment with a Gympie legal practice, working exclusively within the Family Law department. At the same time, she began studying her Bachelor of Laws externally through Queensland University of Technology.

In mid 2009, she commenced employment with one of Australia’s largest national litigation law firms as a law clerk, whilst continuing to complete her studies externally. She graduated and was admitted as a Solicitor in 2011. In the same year, she was promoted to the role of Branch Manager, leading a team of solicitors, paralegals and administration staff in the Gympie Office. She remained in this role until taking time away from work for the birth of her third child in 2017.

In 2014, Sarah was awarded Gympie Women in Business ‘Young Gun Woman of Excellence’ award and was also a finalist for ‘Top Gun Woman of Excellence’.  In the same year, she was also nominated for the Australian Institute of Managements Young Manager of the Year.

Sarah has served on the board of a local not for profit organisation and was a volunteer solicitor with Taylor Street Community Legal Service for many years.

She is currently completing her Master of Business Administration.

Sarah is a highly experienced lawyer, having litigated matters in the District and Supreme Courts of Queensland, as well as the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

Sarah is passionate about achieving justice for her clients and providing them with the very best representation and service. She prides herself on achieving outstanding outcomes for clients, even in the most challenging circumstances. She says “my clients often come to me at the most difficult time in their life, I am pleased to be able to make a positive difference for both them and their families.” She is proud to have stood up for and assisted many Gympie locals over the years.

Outside of work, Sarah enjoys doing Crossfit, playing touch football, cooking and spending time with her husband and three young children.