Learn About Our History

Decades of experience

Smiddy-Brown Legal ensures each client receives strong representation, support and guidance through every step of the legal process

Carolyn Smiddy-Brown

Director, Solicitor and Barrister

Carolyn graduated from James Cook University in 1996 with an honours degree in law. Since then, she has worked in North Queensland, Hong Kong, China and Albany, Western Australia.

Carolyn practices predominantly in criminal law, dispute resolution and civil and commercial litigation. She has represented clients in a diverse range of matters from murder to complex interstate litigation. She regularly appears in the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court, Children’s Court and State Administrative Tribunal.

Carolyn is experienced in handling serious criminal matters and trials and has excellent sills negotiating and resolving disputes. She strives to provide clients with independent, expert, professional, objective legal advice and representation in order to achieve the best possible outcome.

In her spare time Carolyn attends ballet classes, travelling and having lunch with her friends and family.

Robert Jamieson

Solicitor and Barrister

Rob is a lawyer with significant experience.  He was a member of the Australian Army, serving both in Australia and overseas.  After leaving the army, Rob went on to serve for 14 years in the Western Australia Police attaining the rank of detective sergeant.

Rob then decided he wanted to be a lawyer and following completion of his Bachelor of Laws at the University of New England was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of Western Australia. Rob is also admitted as a barrister and solicitor in the High Court of Australia.

Rob works primarily in the area of criminal law but has excellent skills in dispute resolution and personal injury. Rob applies his depth of experience, knowledge and personal skills to working with clients to find the best outcome.

In his spare time Rob loves water sports, developing his Jiu Jitsu skills, and completing his Master of Laws.