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Kevin Vierboom - principal solicitor

Kevin is an experienced investigative and litigation lawyer. He has conducted and managed numerous complex fraud and criminal investigations. As an advocate Kevin uses his investigative skills to identify practical lines of defence in matters before the Courts.

He has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal and industrial law and has appeared as an advocate in both the Local and District Courts in Sydney, the Central Coast and Hunter Regions. He has also appeared before the Supreme Court and the NSW Industrial Relations Commission.


Supreme Court Admission 1991
Solicitors Admission Board 1992
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 1992
Master of Laws 1997

NSW Law Society
Central Coast Law Society
Legal Aid Criminal Panel
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Paul Popescu Senior Solicitor Fourtree Lawyers NSW 2250



Paul Popescu - senior solicitor

Paul is an experienced criminal defence lawyer who is in high demand for serious criminal matters in the District and Supreme Courts and a range of summary and traffic matters in the Local Court. He has appeared in some of the State's highest profile cases involving murder, gang related shootings, firearm offences, aggravated robberies and commercial drug importation. 

His persuasive advocacy, compassion and determination promotes confidence in the court room and allows for practical negotiations to achieve the best possible outcomes. Paul has a relentless drive for social justice and particular expertise representing accused persons with mental health issues. He also has extensive experience in representing juvenile accused in the Children's Court.

Solicitor to the High Court of Australia 2015
Supreme Court Admission 2013
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2013
Bachelor of Laws 2012
Bachelor of Arts / Psychology 2012

NSW Law Society
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Denise McCarthy Senior Solicitor Fourtree Lawyers Central Coast NSW 2250



Denise McCarthy - senior solicitor

Denise McCarthy was first admitted to practice in 1992 and is an experienced court advocate representing clients in criminal, civil and traffic matters. Denise was highly regarded as an associate lecturer in commercial and consumer law at Sydney University for six years before returning to private practice.

Denise is results driven and meticulous in her preparation. Her focused approach allows her to gain real insight into each client's circumstances and to achieve the best possible results in court. She will explain the proceedings in plain English so that you feel comfortable about going to court and know what to expect at every stage of your matter.


Supreme Court Admission 1992
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 1991
Bachelor of Laws 1991

NSW Law Society
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Emma Pollett-Sutton Senior Associate Fourtree Lawyers

The Law Institute of Victoria Fourtree Lawyers 2250

Emma Pollett-Sutton – senior associate

Since being admitted to practice in 2011, Emma has worked in all area of litigation, acting for individual and corporate clients in a broad range of industries and jurisdictions. Emma has also worked in-house for several large multinational companies.

Through completing internships at the legal departments of the United Nations and Red Cross, Emma has developed a strong interest in issues of access to justice, especially in criminal matters and is dedicated to achieving the best commercial and practical outcome for her clients.


Supreme Court Admission  2011
Bachelor of Laws  2009
Bachelor of Media Studies (Journalism)   2009


The Law Institute of Victoria


Sian Dargue Solicitor Paralegal Fourtree Lawyers Central Coast NSW 2250



Sian Dargue - paralegal

Sian graduated from the University of New England in 2017 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology. Sian is currently undertaking her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice as has had exposure to a range of different areas of law throughout her work experience. Sian has previously worked with a criminal law firm in Sydney and on the Central Coast in a generalist legal context.

Sian's background in sociology has provided a multi-faceted perspective of different cultures within our community. This foundational understanding has complimented Sian's perception of the legal needs of a wide range of clients. Sian has an interest in criminal law, medico-legal issues, wills & estates and social justice.


Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2017
Bachelor of Laws 2017
Bachelor of Arts / Sociology 2017

NSW Law Society
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Jane Hogan Practice Manager Fourtree Lawyers


Jane Hogan - practice manager

Before embarking on a career in the legal sphere, Jane held a number of senior roles in the marketing and manufacturing industires including general manager, marketing director, creative director, and headed up numerous international logistics & distribution projects.

Her diverse experience allows Jane to communicate openly with people from a wide range of backgrounds and to put the law into context with a practical and common sense approach when supporting our clients.

One of Jane's strengths is her ability to translate legal concepts into straightforward, plain English. She believes it is important that advice is communicated as simply as possible, without complicated legal jargon. 

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