Meet the
Hannay Team

Our team of criminal law specialists are dedicated to providing quality legal representation, in matters ranging from simple traffic infringements to serious offences such as murder and drug trafficking.

Chris
Hannay

Prior to commencing his career in law, Chris was a member of the New South Wales police force where he specialised in criminal investigation, and in particular, drug law enforcement.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Commercial Law
Property Law

Expertise
Major Crime Commissions
Drug Offences
Murder & Manslaughter
Sexual Assaults
Serious Robbery

Location
Brisbane, Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland

Daniel
Hannay

Daniel works with Chris as director of Hannay Lawyers and operates primarily from our Brisbane office.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law

Expertise
Drug Offences
Murder & Manslaughter
Sexual Assaults
Robberies
Weapons Offences
Juvenile Offences

Location
Brisbane, Queensland

Lee
Quinn

Lee brings a wealth of knowledge in dealing with all matters of Criminal Law.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Immigration Law
Administration Law
Human Rights Law

Expertise
Major Crime Commissions
Drug Offences
Murder & Manslaughter
Organised Crime Charges

Location
Gold Coast, Queensland

Hugh
Stitt

Hugh has been working in Criminal Law since the beginning of 2017, where he has gained invaluable exposure to a vast array of criminal proceedings.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law

Expertise
Drug Offences
Murder & Manslaughter
Sexual Assaults
Robberies
Summary Offences
Traffic Offences

Location
Brisbane, Queensland

Farshad
Sarabi

Farshad practices in criminal law, domestic violence, traffic, and family law.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Family Law

Expertise
Drug Offences
Sexual Assaults
Serious Robbery
Traffic Offences

Location
Gold Coast, Queensland

James
Treanor

James is passionate about human rights and ensuring fairness in government decision making.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Administration Law
Human Rights Law
Unfair Dismissal
Workers Compensation

Expertise
Drug Offences
Sexual Assaults
Serious Robbery
Traffic Offences

Location
Gold Coast, Queensland

Jodie
Layzell

Jodie works alongside our solicitors in the daily preparation of their legal matters and is an experienced advocate, who appears regularly before our Magistrate and District Courts.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law

Expertise
All Areas of Criminal & Traffic Law

Location
Gold Coast, Queensland

Tahli
Passeri

Tahli is responsible for the daily undertakings of our offices in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast, and also works as Chris and Daniel’s personal assistant.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law

Expertise
Traffic Offences
Domestic Violence Offences
Sexual Assaults
Civil Litigation Charges

Location
Brisbane, Queensland

Macalaister
Gray

Mac has been directly involved in a plethora of criminal matters ranging from summary pleas and drink drives, through to trials in the Supreme and District Court.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law

Expertise
Drug Offences
Sexual Assaults
Serious Robbery
Traffic Offences

Location
Brisbane, Queensland

Laura
Michell

Laura’s excellent work ethic, commitment to clients and attention to detail has made her an integral part of the Hannay team.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law Administration

Expertise
All Areas of Criminal & Traffic Law

Location
Brisbane, Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland