The Maclarens Business Legal Services Team

Jessica Diep Jessica Diep | Partner

Phone: 02 9897 4626

Jessica Diep joined Maclarens Lawyers in 2005 after graduating from the University of NSW with a combined Science and Law degree. In 2008, she was appointed as a partner to the firm.

In 2001, whilst she was studying at university, Jessica commenced working in law firms in Sydney. In this time she gained valuable experience in property law and commercial law. Since joining Maclarens Lawyers, Jessica has been practising in retail leasing, business law, commercial law and corporate law. In 2012 she was awarded a Masters in Corporate and Commercial Law by the University of New South Wales.

Jessica has represented clients in many transactional matters aswell as contentious matters in the Land and Environment Court, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, District Court, Local Court, the Administrative Decisions Tribunal and the Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal.

Chris Maley Chris Maley | Partner

Phone: 02 9682 3777

Chris Maley joined Maclarens Lawyers in 1973, and has been a partner with the firm since 1975. During his time at Maclarens Lawyers, Chris has worked primarily in the fields of property law and commercial law.

Chris has significant experience in resolving commercial disputes and, in particular, matters before the Land & Environment Court in which his in-depth knowledge of building and construction law, as well as his experience working with local government, have served him well.

Well-respected for his expertise, Chris has also lectured at the University of Western Sydney and the University of Technology Sydney on the subjects of Building/Construction Law and Dispute Resolution for the past 20 years.

In 1974, Chris was appointed a tax agent and in 1987 a Notary Public. Chris was also awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2004.

Les Feher Les Feher | Associate

Phone: 02 9897 4653

Les Feher was admitted as a solicitor in 1988 after graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws Degree. In 2009 Les completed a Masters of Law degree with a Corporate and Commercial specialisation.

He has extensive experience as a litigator in the Supreme Court, District Court, Local Court, Court of Appeal, Workers’ Compensation Commission and related Tribunals, including working on complex civil and insurance litigation matters.

At Maclarens Lawyers, Les works on all aspects of commercial litigation, including business disputes involving breaches of contract or claims for negligence, employment disputes, and residential and commercial building and construction disputes.

Les has successfully represented hundreds of clients in his years of practice.

Michael Witts Michael Witts | Associate

Phone: (02) 9897 4657

Michael was admitted as a solicitor in 1982 after graduating with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Sydney University. After completing Articles at a suburban practice he entered into partnership at a practice in the Inner Western suburbs of Sydney and in 1998 established Witts Solicitors. Throughout his working life Michael has focussed on domestic conveyancing and wills and estates.

For over 30 years, Michael has drafted numerous wills for estates ranging in size from the most modest to the very large and complex. During that time, he has acted for Executors, Administrators, Trustees, Beneficiaries and Claimants in all types of estates including claims on Intestacy and under the Family Provisions Act.

Vanessa Tran Vanessa Tran | Personal Assistant

Phone: 9897 4653

Tina Staric Tina Staric | Personal Assistant

Phone: 02 9897 4626