Our People

Ian Bartels

Owner and Principal Lawyer

Ian Bartels is an experienced legal practitioner with strong advocacy skills and a proven track record for resolving matters in a timely manner. As an experienced general practice solicitor, Ian is available to assist clients on a range of matters. Ian practices predominantly in succession law (will and estates), family law and criminal law.

Trisch Partridge

Senior Associate

After a career in the library and information industry, Trisch graduated from QUT in 2014 with first class honours and achieved academic awards in the area of contract law.  Trisch can assist you in a variety of matters having experience in criminal law, family law, succession law (wills and estates) and contract law.   Trisch brings excellent research skills to the practice through both her previous profession in libraries and as an academic at QUT where she undertook research in the area of property law.   Trisch can also assist you with consumer law and employment law matters

Lauren Robins

Conveyancing Manager 

Lauren is our Conveyancing Manager. Lauren has been working in the legal industry for more than 30 years and has specialised in conveyancing for the past 25 years. Lauren has a wealth of experience in property matters and is professional and knowledgeable. Lauren can help you with all your conveyancing matters. To arrange an appointment, call our office today.

Congratulations to Lauren for obtaining PEXA certification!

Claire Perkins

Wills and Estates Paralegal

Claire works together with Ian and Trisch for all Wills and Estates matters. Having worked in the legal industry for nearly 20 years, Claire has a wealth of knowledge in various areas of law, in particular conveyancing, banking and finance and litigation. Claire’s main area of work at Ian W Bartels is in Wills, Estates and deceased estate property transfers. Claire also assists our solicitors in family law and criminal law matters. Claire is part of our small, friendly suburban practice, and brings a friendly smile and a compassion to her work that helps our client through the difficult time families experience at the loss of a loved one, or the breakdown of a relationship.