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Our Team

Adam Oswald LLB.

Principal Solicitor

Criminal & Civil Law and Wills – Karratha & Joondalup

Adam is our hard working and dedicated Principal Solicitor and the founder of Oswald Legal.

In 1989, Adam and his wife moved from the United Kingdom to Perth where he climbed the ranks in the WA Police Force, first as an officer on the beat and later as a prosecutor. He then chose to further his legal career by studying at Edith Cowan University to become in a defence lawyer and in 2011 he joined a local boutique firm in Joondalup as a solicitor.

In late 2014 Adam branched out on his own and launched Oswald Legal in Karratha in the hopes of offering a fixed price local legal services.

Adam is passionate that Pilbara locals have access to a local law firm that offers fixed price services. His passion lies with Criminal Law matters such as Driving Matters, Assault, Fraud and Sexual Offences. Adam also represents numerous clients in their Civil Law matters such as objections to VRO’s and neighbour disputes.

Although he is based in Karratha, Adam consistently visits our Joondalup office to meet with Perth based clients and continue to oversee the work that the solicitors are undertaking.

In his spare time Adam enjoys undertaking various renovations at home and investigating the latest technologies.

Alexandra Naoum LLB.

Senior Solicitor  

Family Law – Joondalup

Alex joined the team at Oswald Legal in March 2016. She primarily works in the area of family law, assisting clients with parenting disputes and property & financial matters including both out of court agreements and representing clients involved in Family Court litigation. She also assists clients with out of court mediation and ADRs.

Alex also has experience in Violence Restraining Orders, Wills & Estates as well as Protection and Care matters and is on the Legal Aid Panel for Family law, FVROs, ADRs and Protection and Care.

Alex graduated from Murdoch University in 2011 with a double degree of Bachelor of Laws and Mass Communications (Public Relations). She also completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies with the College of Law in 2012 and was admitted to practice as a lawyer in April 2012.

Prior to joining Oswald Legal, Alex gained experience working in community legal centres, not for profit sector and public sector as well as working in a number of general and family law firms in Perth.

Alex likes to practise in a cost effective and client focused manner and is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for her clients. Alex is based in our Joondalup office but travels to our Karratha and South Hedland Offices every few months.

Andrew Guy LLB.

Senior Solicitor

Criminal & Civil Law and Wills – Joondalup

Andrew Guy is an Senior Practitioner who has worked in the law for over 15 years. He was admitted to practice, in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia, in 2011 and has kept a focus on Criminal Defence as a primary practice area.

As a Legal Practitioner he has defended all forms of criminal charges from Drunk and Disorderly to Murder.

Andrew appears as Duty Counsel for Legal Aid Western Australia on occasion obtaining valuable experience in a fast paced environment. However, his main focus is on more complex criminal matters.

Andrew is based in our Joondalup Office, but regularly appears in Court all over the metropolitan area and regional Western Australia.

Cally Hannah LLB. LLM. 

Solicitor

Family Law – Joondalup

Cally graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Laws (2019) and a Master of Laws (2020).  After completing her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at The College of Law (2019) Cally was admitted to practice in 2019.

Cally practices in the area of family law, and has a particular interest in complex property matters.  Cally has extensive experience in accounting analysis and forensic research and is currently studying towards her Master of Professional Accounting at the University of New England.  Cally approaches each family law matter in a unique manner, working collaboratively with accountants, psychologists and mediators to ensure you achieve an outcome that suits your specific needs.

In 2020 Cally was appointed to the Costs Committee and the Rural Issues Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales.

In 2021 Cally was appointed to the Country Practitioners Committee of the Law Society of Western Australia.

Outside of work Cally is an active enthusiast in horse riding and breeding, and writes the equine law column for the Australian Stock Horse Society Journal.

Sam Dorland LLB.

Solicitor

Criminal & Civil Law – Joondalup

Sam graduated from the University of Notre Dame Australia with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Finance). After completing his Graduate Diploma he was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of WA in 2019.

Sam started at Oswald Legal as a clerk, and was retained as a practitioner after his admission, now practicing in both criminal and civil law matters.

Sam has experience in a range of Magistrates Court criminal matters including assaults, drug offences, and traffic matters. He has also assisted clients with civil claims grounded in public liability, contract, and consumer/trader claims. He also has experience in restraining order matters, debt recovery and judgment enforcement.

Natasha Oswald

Practice Manager

Administration – Joondalup

Natasha is the main point of contact when you call and email Oswald Legal or when you visit our Joondalup office.

With a Bachelors Degree in Primary Education and years of training in Leadership while living in the UK for 4 years, Natasha now works for the family business managing the human resources and accounts side of things.

She is the go-to for our staff and clients alike. Natasha prides herself on maintaining an office environment that promotes good mental well-being for all and she’ll happily make you a tea or coffee when you come in for your appointments.

Natasha currently works part time and in her spare time enjoys exploring the independent small businesses in the local area.

Hadyn Green

Paralegal

Administration – Karratha

Hadyn is an associate professor (Forensic Science) at UWA, started his own Forensic Analysis firm, was the superintendent of the WA Police Force, has worked as Australasian disaster victim identification commander and worked as a Corruption investigator with the office of Police Integrity Victoria. He was awarded the Australian Police Medal.

Hadyn is your main point of contact in our Karratha office. He is able to meet with clients to take their witness statements and often drafts costs agreements. Hadyn often spends his days researching information and analysing evidence for cases.

In his spare time he is enjoys writing and is a published author and an enthusiastic FWD and camper. He considers himself a local after living in Karratha since 2015.

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