Specialising in Family Law, Disputed Estates, Wills and Estate Planning, Conveyancing, Criminal and Driving Offences, Commercial Law and Compensation.

About Us In Brief


Paton Hooke was established over 100 years ago and has a proud reputation of excellence in the Manning Valley. Our team maintain traditional standards while embracing new ideas and the innovative practices required of a modern legal office.


Paton Hooke Lawyers and Conveyancers specialise in Family Law, Wills and Estate Planning, Disputed Wills and Personal Injury Claims.




James is experienced, down to earth and highly motivated to support his clients. If you want smart thinking from your lawyer call James. 

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Dana Wewer

Dana is a lawyer who is skilled in family law. Dana’s knowledge, empathy and diligence enables her to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients in their time of need.



Zac is a lawyer who is experienced  and knowledgeable in various areas of law. Zac is passionate about achieving positive results for his clients. 

Ruth Wells

Ruth is a skilled paralegal who assists our lawyers and clients with boundless patience and compassion and her commitment to quality of service is incomparable.

Elizabeth Shanahan

Elizabeth is a skilled Conveyancer understanding these transactions are sometimes the most important transactions in your life.

Paul Lewers

Paul is a legal consultant skilled in legal matters. His knowledge in family law, wills and estate planning is an asset to our team.

Anne-Louise Jones

With over forty years experience in the industry Ann-Louise has impressive qualifications as a paralegal in Estates and Estate Planning.

John Lenton

John keeps our practice running smoothly and efficiently. John oversees all areas of the practice including Trust Fund and team management.

Tayla Jones

Tayla has an eye for detail which makes her a  valuable assistant and support to our lawyers and paralegals in a variety of capacities including Conveyancing, Wills and reception.

Natalie Watson

Nat understands the processes involved in achieving the best outcomes for our clients and is extremely competent in family law matters, making her a great asset to our legal team. 

Kylie Jackson

Kylie is our conveyancing assistant. Kylie is highly proficient and knowledgeable in conveyancing activities and has a great rapport with our clients.

Contact Us

25 Albert Street, Taree

Tel: 02 6551 0355 

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