Our Team

David A B White

BComm (UNSW) LLB (ANU) Solicitor

David White did his practical legal training in Canberra after completing his post-graduate degree in law at ANU. David practised with Beveridge, Serisier & Brown Solicitors at Gilgandra for seven years before coming to A W Simpson & Co in Armidale in 1987. He is married to Karina, with three children. He is the Anglican Diocesan Solicitor and attends St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Armidale A.M. He is a member of the Alliance Française at Armidale. These days he practices mainly in Conveyancing, Commercial Law, Wills & Estates, and Family Law. He has thirty-eight years of experience in general practice.

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Benjamin G Graham

BA LLB Solicitor

Ben Graham completed his undergraduate studies at the University of New England and then completed his practical legal education at the Australian National University. Ben has been in Armidale for over a decade, has an interest in country issues, and enjoys membership of several local organisations. He joined A W Simpson & Co on 10th August, 2015.

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Cheryl Steel

Office Manager/Legal Secretary

Cheryl formerly worked with Cameron Kirk Rose, Chartered Accountants. Cheryl joined A W Simpson & Co on 2 May, 1994, is diligent and thorough, and offers valuable experience as legal secretary, receptionist, and office manager.

Lyn Calliess

Bookkeeper

Lyn has lived in the New England area for nearly 40 years and has over 25 years of experience in Finance and Administration. Lyn commenced work with our firm in late 2016 and comes with a wealth of knowledge in bookkeeping and accounting.

Jess Andrews

Legal Secretary

Jess was born and raised in Armidale. She commenced working at A W Simpson & Co in March 2010 and has completed her Certificate IV in Legal Services.

Mikayla Tinlin

Legal Secretary

Mikayla joined A W Simpson & Co as a Legal Secretary in March, 2018 whilst studying an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies majoring in Conveyancing through Southern Cross University, Lismore.