Terry Fanning

Terry is a Principal of Mackey Wales Law and leads the firm’s commercial law and estate planning teams.

Terry commenced working in the law in Townsville in 1988 and was admitted as a legal practitioner in 1994.

Terry practices heavily in commercial law areas and quickly establishes a two-way working relationship with his clients to assist them with their business needs. Terry undertakes all forms of property transactions including commercial and business conveyancing and leasing (both commercial and retail). Terry has acted on behalf of numerous major commercial clients in both the private and public sector.

Terry also practices in business succession (company/ shareholder transactions and re-arrangements) as well as personal estate planning. This compliments the needs of his commercial law clients.

Terry has also undertaken work for numerous major institutional clients including statutory authorities and government owned corporations.

In addition to working at Mackey Wales Law, Terry is:

  • a Life Member of the Brothers Rugby Union Club in Townsville;
  • Chairman of the Diocesan Development Fund in Townsville;
  • a member of Townsville Roadrunners;
  • an adjudicator for Secondary School Public Speaking Competitions conducted by Rostrum; and
  • formerly a director of a Not for Profit organisation assisting persons with disabilities find employment.

Areas of Practice:

Property law, commercial property sales and acquisitions, commercial leasing, franchising, preparation and review of commercial agreements, business succession and personal estate planning, share sale agreements, shareholders agreements and partnership agreements.

  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology
  • Legal Practitioner, Supreme Court of Queensland

  • Queensland Law Society, Member
  • Townsville District Law Association, Member


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