About us

Ancora Lawyers is a newly established law firm that seeks to innovate and employ a practical and a down-to-earth approach to achieving the best outcome for our clients.


Ancora Lawyers has been formed with  a genuine willingness to represent our clients with their best interests in mind and the desire to assist them by providing  clear and comprehensive advice.


We understand our clients may have unique needs and requirements and for this reason Ancora Lawyers offers a tailored approach with less red tape, more flexibility without reliance on bricks and mortar.


Contact us today to find out how we can help you with your case.

Our Team

GIUSEPPE CASSIN

GIUSEPPE CASSIN

LLB (Hons) – BIntSt – GradDipLegalPrac

Principal

Giuseppe Cassin is a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. Having lived in many different countries whilst growing up, Giuseppe is fluent in four different languages including Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish. He has worked in many different areas of the law, including: Entertainment Law, Personal Injuries and Commercial Law & Litigation. As the founder of Ancora Lawyers Giuseppe hopes to bring an innovative perspective to the legal industry so that the best outcome can be achieved for his clients.

PAUL O’KANE

PAUL O’KANE

LLB, GradDipLegalPrac
Consultant

Paul O’Kane was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia in 1989. Paul has worked across a broad range of projects and held directorships with a wide range of companies. He has worked across many commercial areas of law with a particular focus on Technology, Media, Entertainment, and Intellectual Property.

CHRIS TOOGOOD

CHRIS TOOGOOD

LLB – Migration Agent NO 9579948

Consultant

Chris Toogood was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 15th of March 1972 and the High Court of Australia a few months later. Chris has practiced as a Legal Practitioner since his admission and mostly since 1974 as a principal. Chris has extensive local and overseas experience and now practices primarily in the areas of migration, Litigation, wills and estates, commercial conveyancing, leases and commercial structures (companies and trusts).

MICHAEL BARBER

MICHAEL BARBER

BSc, Grad Dip IT, Grad Cert Bus Admin, Grad Dip ACG, MAcct, LLB(Hons), GDLP, MQLS, FGIA

Consultant

Michael Barber is a multi-disciplinary technology, commercial and corporate lawyer, with qualifications across IT, law, science, accounting, business and corporate governance. In addition to being admitted as an Australian Lawyer, he is a Risk and Governance Professional and a Chartered Secretary. Prior to law he spent around a decade working as an IT consultant taking up roles as a developer, business analyst and project manager. Michael takes a practical and commercial approach to delivering legal services to clients operating in the broad range of industries he has worked across throughout both his legal and consulting careers.

ROBERT B. PROPSTING

ROBERT B. PROPSTING

Cert IV TAE – BA/BEd – LLM

Special Counsel

Robert Propsting was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 18th September 1998 and the High Court of Australia in 2005. While Robert now has over 15 years practical experience as both a plaintiff and defendant personal injuries’ lawyer since his admission in 1998, he now practices exclusively as a plaintiff personal injuries’ lawyer. Having also been a Judge’s Associate to the Honourable Justice H.G. Fryberg of the Supreme Court of Queensland and a former Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Robert also provides significant litigation and practical courtroom experience to his 22 years as a Legal Practitioner.