The Team

About Us

Our unquie combination of experience in the legal industry allows us to understand our clients’ needs, their business and their respective requirements.  Our aim is to help you achieve what is important to you.

Principal & Founder

David Courtenay

David became a solicitor in 1985. He has, for the bulk of that time, specialised in litigation and has acted for a number of major banks, institutions and insurance companies. He is a also a member of the Commercial Litigation Advisory Committee to the College of Law Masters course.

In the field of Banking he has experience in the enforcement of guarantees and other securities and has also had success in having such securities impugned and set aside. In addition to acting in general insolvency and especially s.66G matters for trustees he has had to deal with recoveries under proceeds of crime legislation with experience in dealing with specialty matters involving insurance fraud.

David currently holds an appointment as an off panel specialist to one of the major insurance groups and also holds a number of statutory appointments as an investigator under the Legal Profession Act.David gives regular lectures to the insurance industry and industry bodies concerning the investigation of fraudulent claims and appropriate systems and processes to deal with and combat them.

Personal Assistant & Paralegal

Amanda Easthorpe

Amanda’s career began in the banking industry where she discovered her flair for legal administration as a lending and securities officer.

After nine years with a major bank, and realising her love of legal work, Amanda actively pursued a career as a Legal Secretary and Paralegal. Since then she has gained 20 years’ experience in the legal industry in numerous roles including: secretary in commercial law, litigation, wills and estate planning, probate, family law and general practice matters, conveyancing paralegal running residential conveyancing files and property and leasing matters,  mortgagee paralegal doing both mortgage securities work and Supreme Court repossession work and small claims debt recovery litigation paralegal representing a major insurer in motor vehicle accident claims.

Amanda prides herself on a high personal standard of client service including accuracy, timeliness and dependability.

Cost Effective

We deliver professional services in a timely, cost efficient and honest manner.

Customer Focused

Staying in tune with our clients keeps us alert to their changing demands.


Our team has the skills and are committed to helping you with your requirements.

Get in touch

Contact Us

Courtenay & Co Solicitors
100A Longueville Road
Lane Cove  NSW  2066

DX  23316  LANE COVE

Ph:  02 9420 1622