OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

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MEET THE BOONAH TEAM

RIKI MILLARD

LL.B

Legal Practitioner Director

Riki is the Legal Practitioner Director of BLP. Riki has over 20 years’ experience within the legal industry. After many years working within the legal industry in a variety of capacities, Riki completed her law degree in 2006.

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Riki is the Legal Practitioner Director of BLP. Riki has over 20 years’ experience within the legal industry. After many years working within the legal industry in a variety of capacities, Riki completed her law degree in 2006. She was admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia in 2007.

At the time of admission, Riki was working in a medium-sized law firm on the Gold Coast where she became an Associate. Riki is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Boonah Chamber of Commerce.

Riki was proud to be named a finalist for the Queensland Law Society’s Regional Practitioner of the Year Award 2023. This esteemed recognition celebrates outstanding commitment to the local profession and community, along with inspiring professional excellence and fidelity.

In 2015, Riki and her husband relocated to a cattle property at Tamrookum Creek (via Rathdowney), where she fell in love with rural life and the rural community. Her passion for rural law followed and she took over the Boonah Law Practice where she utilises her qualifications to enrich the clients she serves.

Riki is a keen breeder of beef cattle, sheep and goats. She has a menagerie of animals on her property where she loves to spend her time when she is not working. She also loves gardening.

Lana Carter Solicitor

lana carter

LL.B, BA (PolSci)

SOLICITOR

Lana joined our team in January 2023 and brought with her an incredible commitment to serve our clients by utilizing her unique blend of empathy, cultural richness as well as a wealth of legal knowledge.

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Lana embarked on her legal career in New Zealand, earning admission as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court in 2010. She honed her skills in Porirua, Wellington, before venturing to Brisbane in 2012, where she was admitted as a Legal Practitioner in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Lana’s vision is to provide clients with a warm and engaging service, putting their unique legacy wishes onto paper. She stands apart from the traditional lawyer stereotype, favouring clear communication over legal jargon. Lana is a dedicated listener who values the opportunity to enhance her clients’ lives by personalising their legal requirements. Beyond her professional achievements, Lana is a devoted mother, wife, sister, and friend.

MYLEE ABBOTT

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Mylee serves as the Personal Assistant to our Legal Practitioner Director, and she truly excels in this role. Since joining us in 2016, she has gained extensive experience across all areas of our practice.

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Mylee is the exceptional Personal Assistant to our Legal Practitioner Director. Since joining us in 2016, she’s become a wizard at managing diaries and excels in various areas of our practice. With expertise in trust accounting and business administration, Mylee ensures smooth operations, tailored to our clients’ needs. Hailing from Boonah and now residing on a farm in Aratula with her husband, two daughters, and two Labrador dogs, Mylee is also a proud rural landowner. When she’s not tending to her crops of carrots, beans, pumpkins, onions, sweet corn, grain corn, and wheat, she enjoys surprising others with her modern hobbies, such as her Vespa.

DOUG JOHNSTON

MA(ASIANST), LL.B, BA(INTST), GRADDIP(LP, GRADCERT)TESOL)

SOLICITOR