Posts Categorized: Staff Happenings

Duffy Elliott Lawyers farewell Denise

In August 2017 Duffy Elliott Lawyers said farewell to longstanding staff member Denise. Denise had been part of Duffy Elliott Lawyers, previously MJ Duffy & Son, since 1969. Denise initially joined the firm as an office junior and later become a Legal Assistant to former partner Peter Poulton and then to current Director Stephen Duffy. During her time with the firm Denise distinguished herself with her patience and dedication. Denise’s willingness to guide and assist new staff members along with her gentle nature held her in high esteem by the […]

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Guide to Living and Working in the Orana Region

Our Senior Associate, Melissa Mastronardi, has been working with NSW Young Lawyers and the Orana Law Society on the Guide to Living and Working in the Orana Region. The project aims to assist young lawyers who find themselves taking job opportunities in regional NSW. The Guide is the first of its kind in NSW. It contains helpful information to assist young lawyers settle into their new surrounds with tips to help them feel like a local in no time along with information about the NSW Young Lawyers and Orana Law Society. […]

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Duffy Elliott Lawyers Senior Associate - Melissa Mastronardi finalist of Young Lawyer 2016


Senior Associate Melissa Mastronardi has been announced as a finalist for 2016 NSW Young Lawyer of the Year. Melissa is one of four finalists handpicked from over 15,000 young lawyers in NSW. Melissa has been with Duffy Elliott Lawyers since 2014. She is currently the head of our Family Law Team. The achievement is quickly becoming the talk of the town after the Daily Liberal visited our office keen to report the achievement to Dubbo and surrounds This nomination is a surprise only to her. Melissa is the Vice-Chair for […]

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Robert Duffy - Duffy Elliott Lawyers

Robert Duffy to Tackle Ironman Everest.

The importance of a good Work/Life balance can never be underestimated. At Duffy Elliott our staff live busy lives outside of work hours. There is no better example of this than the firms most senior partner, Robert Duffy. In Robert’s spare time he is a dedicated ironman competitor.  He recently finished 11th in his age group at the 2016 Post Macquarie Ironman. On October 8 2016, Robert will be among about 2000 of the world’s best amateur and professional triathletes at the starting line of the 39th World Ironman Championship at Hawaii. […]

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