Chris Baker (B.Com, LLB)
Chris completed a double degree of Law and Commerce at the University of Queensland in 1988 and completed articles with what was then known as Cannan and Peterson in Brisbane. After 2 years of travelling overseas Chris moved to Bundaberg in 1991 and became a partner of a Finemore Walters and Story in 1993. Chris relocated to the Sunshine Coast 1998 and established Bakers Lawyers in 2001.
Chris established his practice with a handful of clients, a lap top and bubble jet printer and now has a practice with over 2000 active clients and offices at Maroochydore Buderim and Maleny.
Chris is an honorary lawyer for a number of local charities on the coast and is involved in many community pursuits including Rotary, cricket coaching, editor of a community paper and President of the Bli Bli Community Association.
Chris is married with 2 children and his other interests are cattle breeding and running.
Lucy Jorgensen (B Ed, LLB)
Lucy was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in February 2017. She holds a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology. Lucy joined Bakers Lawyers in mid 2016 after leaving her previous career as a teacher and has not looked back. She provides legal advice in relation to business and commercial matters as well as strata-titling. She prides herself on providing professional yet personal support to all clients.
Meagan Sayer (LLB (Hons.))
Meagan was born and raised in Maleny. She studied law at QUT in Brisbane, finishing her degree with Honours in 2009. Meagan completed her Traineeship with Hinterland Lawyers and was admitted as a Solicitor in 2012. Meagan enjoys playing soccer and touch football and is a member of the Maleny Blackall Range Lions Club.
Meagan commenced with Bakers Lawyers in April 2014 opening the Maleny office as a full time office.
Meagan is currently on leave.
Leanne has been with Bakers Lawyers since its inception back in 2001 and is the Office Manager. She also specialises in Wills, Powers of Attorney and other estate planning matters. Leanne has vast experience helping clients attend to all their estate planning needs and can be often found cruising the streets of the Sunshine Coast visiting clients, ensuring all their paperwork is in order. She is a mother to a budding young Wallaby, who is currently playing in the Grammar 1st XV. Keep your eye out for No.12!
Jasmin has been with the firm for over 10 years and is the team’s conveyancing all-rounder, having worked across all relevant areas of buying and selling residential property. Jasmin is now a very proud Mum to a 2 year old boy and comes in part time to assist the conveyancing team. You may also hear her bubbly voice answer the phone so if your conveyancer is unavailable, feel free to ask Jas. She will most likely be able to help you.
Kellie has been with Bakers Lawyers for 4 years and looks after all our clients who are purchasing residential properties. Kellie has vast amounts of experience having worked in legal offices for the past 14 years so it is fair to call her the “Captain of Conveyancing”.
Natalie joined Bakers Lawyers in 2015 and comes from 17 years experience working in the real estate industry. Natalie will be covering most practice areas however her specialty is in conveyancing and she will be looking after all our clients who are selling residential properties.