We are a small team of diligent, friendly and energetic lawyers. We provide a personalised service and endeavour to make ourselves available to discuss your matter at your convenience.
Bill Piper, Partner
Bill has been running his own general practice in Darwin since 1997, and has practised law in South Australia and the Northern Territory since 1990. Bill draws on decades of experience to assist with nearly any civil legal issue. Bill is well-known and respected in the Darwin legal community.
Cassandra Ellis, Partner
Cassandra became a partner of the firm in 2017. Cassandra was admitted as a legal practitioner in WA, and has lived and worked in the Territory since 2011. She is an experienced and empathic workers compensation, personal injury and civil litigation lawyer. Aside from law, Cassandra has worked as a registered nurse, AHPRA investigator and in health (legislative) policy. Cassandra is well-placed to assist you with general legal advice – and particularly in all personal injury / health and health regulation related matters.
Alanna Grimster, Associate Solicitor
Alanna joined Piper Ellis in 2017, after working with the Northern Territory Department of the Attorney-General and Justice in their Commercial and Litigation Divisions. She is a Territory local who obtained her law degree at Charles Darwin University and has experience in civil litigation matters, appearing in courts, tribunals and at mediation on behalf of both individual and corporate clients.
Cameron Jones, Solicitor
Cameron joined Piper Ellis in 2019, after working with the Solicitor for the Northern Territory in their Commercial, Litigation, Legal Policy Divisions. He was born and raised in Darwin, obtaining a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce degree at Charles Darwin University. He has experience in wills and estates, workers compensation and civil litigation.
Victoria Naumann, Office Manager and Accounts
Victoria joined the firm in 2015, and is our very capable office manager. She assists in the smooth running of the practice, and manages our finance and accounts.
Tammy Mo, Administrative Assistant
Tammy joined Piper Ellis in May 2019, having previously assisted the firm as an administrative assistant on an ad-hoc basis.
Tammy was born and raised in Darwin, studied abroad in China and speaks Chinese (Mandarin).
Tammy works closely with Director Cassandra Ellis on workers compensation, medical negligence and general civil litigation matters. She also provides assistance to the firm generally, including administrative support, working on wills and estates and generally assisting to the firm’s team of solicitors.
Charlotte Gittins-Bulmer, Administrative Assistant
Charlotte joined Piper Ellis in December of 2018. She previously worked at King’s Artisan Wholefoods in Palmerston, where Cassandra and Alanna came to know her as a friendly and competent waitress.
When King’s closed, Charlotte seamlessly transitioned to the role of our friendly front desk receptionist and rounds clerk. She also provides legal administrative assistance to the firm.
Charlotte was born and raised in Darwin and has prior experience in hospitality,administration and retail.