About New Era Lawyers

With headquarters in Mooloolaba, QLD, New Era Lawyers brings a fresh and innovative approach to legal services.

We are more than a team of specialist lawyers in the areas of financial services, corporate advisory, business structuring, superannuation and intellectual property law. As a reformist law firm with huge corporate experience, we have expanded interest in offering representative services for public companies, property developers, fund managers, credit providers, and institutions of higher learning. Our passion for growing businesses, particularly in the areas of technology, research & development, food & agribusiness, trademarking and payment systems, differentiates us from the crowd.

New Era Lawyers is a small-scale private company managed by Brendan Leighton (Managing Director), Emma Wagstaff (Lawyer), Jade Slatter (Lawyer), Taylor Denny and Casey Martin (Head of Operations).

Brendan became a senior associate at the age of 27. He has a wealth of experience in law practice, having spent over 8 years at one of Australia’s largest corporate law firms, handled supply contracts worth several millions of dollars, counselled prominent firms, and acted on lots of IPOs, mergers and acquisitions. One of his numerous clients include a forefront sugar exporting company in Australia.

Emma graduated from Griffith University with honours and has several start-up tech companies, software developers, specialist machinery manufacturers and more in her portfolio. The intellectual property lawyer is also experienced in business/commercial contracts, privacy laws, consumer laws and terms of trade. She is best described by clients as lawyer with “scary smart” personality.

Jade, also an honours graduate, studied at Queensland University of Technology. She has exceptional abilities in a variety of services and is unique for her excellent interpersonal relationship skills.

Taylor, a highly motivated Bachelor of Laws (Honours) graduate from QUT, started as an intern at the firm and now works as a solicitor.

Casey is a HR specialist with outstanding experience in resource management, marketing and business development. She efficiently oversees implementation of New Era Lawyers business plans and is the driving force behind the company’s success story.