Neil McNichol - Partner

Since 1981, Neil has predominantly practised in the areas of property and development law. He has extensive experience in unit developments and land subdivisions, residential and commercial conveyancing, body corporate law and management rights.

Neil is a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia and has been the lawyer behind many major property developments including The Sebel Maroochydore, Oceans Mooloolaba, The Duporth Riverside, Points North Caloundra, Rydges Oasis Resort and many more. Neil represents one of the largest property developers in Australia and countless other property industry clients, consultants and professionals and is one of the Coast's most experienced property lawyers.

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Paul McHugh - Partner

Queensland Law Society - Accredited Specialist - Property Law

Paul joined Thompson McNichol in 1994 and has extensive experience in property law, business transactions, retirement villages, wills, estate planning and asset protection. Having achieved a High Distinction in the Masters of Law Estate Planning course, Paul is consulted by many accounting and financial planning firms for estate planning, structuring and asset protection advice. Paul is often asked to present educational seminars in estate planning, business law and property matters and was recently appointed to be on the reference committee advising the State Government on amendments to the Land Sales Act and related property legislation.

In 2011 Paul became a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Property Law.  Paul was the highest achiever in Queensland for the challenging program which has a 75% failure rate, and is one of only three accredited property law specialists on the Sunshine Coast. Paul believes in continual training and study to grow knowledge, broaden experiences and improve skills.

Outside of work Paul enjoys surfing, mountain biking and spending time with his wife and young sons.

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Alison Fleming - Partner


Alison Fleming joined the firm in 2011 after extensive dealings with us in her prior role as corporate in-house lawyer for the Juniper group. Prior to that Alison was a senior associate at esteemed national top tier firm Deacons (now Norton Rose) acting for major shopping centres and commercial clients in the property and leasing division. Alison has acted for many national companies including AMP, ANZ, Coles Myer, Toll North and Lend Lease.

With expertise in retail and commercial leasing, property development, sales and acquisitions of major sites, due diligence and the tender process, Alison brings invaluable expertise to the property division of the firm.

Alison is highly regarded by her peers and her counsel is widely sought throughout Queensland.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Laws and graduated from QUT in 1994.

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Robyn Seymour - Conveyancer

Robyn joined the firm in 1996 and her career has spanned a total of 30 years in various positions including partner's personal assistant, conveyancer and office and accounts manager. Robyn has extensive experience in almost every area of the law and specialises in purchases and sales of Commercial, Retail and Industrial Property, Businesses, Retirement Village Units and Marina Berths. 

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Amanda Freeman - Conveyancer 

Amanda has been working as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal on the Sunshine Coast since 1997. She has extensive experience in the areas of Conveyancing and Commercial law and specialises in Property Developments.

Amanda also has experience in most areas of law including litigation but her predominate focus has been property.



Sharon Turner- Conveyancer 


Sharon has worked in the legal industry in Australia & New Zealand since 1981 and is experienced in most areas of the law. Sharon joined us in 2005 specialising in residential conveyancing of units, houses and land and was quickly promoted to manage the general conveyancing section of the firm.

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Rebecca Dunn - Conveyancing Assistant

Rebecca has worked in the legal industry for 20 years and has been with Thompson McNichol since 2004. Rebecca has extensive experience in leasing, retirement villages and residential conveyancing. Rebecca is currently a conveyancing assistant and is also forms and precedents manager at the firm.