bdlegal is a boutique law firm in Gippsland, Victoria, providing Commercial and Legal Solutions to individuals, and small to medium size businesses.

Our team are professional, experienced and local.

Our experienced team are locals, some born and bred in Gippsland and Latrobe Valley, and we have seen the changes in our region over the last few decades. We’re familiar with the area and enjoy associations with local sporting and community organisations.  After acquiring McDonough & Co. in 2017, bdlegal operates out of offices in Traralgon and Warragul.

Lawyers

Richard
Bridge

PARTNER

Born and raised in Latrobe Valley, Richard established Bridge Legal in Warragul in 2006, later partnering with Chris Drenen to form bdlegal.

Richard specialises in all facets of Commercial and Property Law, Complex Estate Planning, Deceased Estates and Probate, Business and Farm Succession Planning, Trusts, and Contractual Advice.

Chris
Drenen

PARTNER

With a 25-year background in local Councils before entering law, Chris specialises in Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery, Owners Corporations, and Commercial Disputes.

Brayden
O’Connor

SOLICITOR

Graduating from Monash University and admitted as a Lawyer in February 2020, Brayden can assist you with Estate Planning, Business Sales and Purchases, Disputes, and Conveyancing.

Alexandria
Boucher

LAW UNDERGRADUATE

Introducing Alexandria, a Warragul local who is currently completing her studies in Law and Criminology at Deakin University and anticipates admission as a Lawyer later in 2024. Ready to assist with Wills and Estates, Litigation and Commercial Law.


Conveyancing Team

Our highly experienced Conveyancing team will assist you with property sales and purchases, transfers, caveats, sub-divisions and consolidations, and mortgage discharges for residential, commercial, and rural property transactions.

As a conveyancing law firm, we are positioned to provide legal advice for property transactions which require additional expertise.

Jennifer
Duncan

LICENCED CONVEYANCER

Priscilla
Griffin

LICENCED CONVEYANCER


Law Clerks and support staff

We have a pool of talented Law Clerks and administration staff to support all aspects of the practice.

We also consult with Barristers, experts in Taxation and Finance, and Human Resource and Industrial Relations specialists to further assist with matters requiring specialised advice.