Principal Solicitor

Patricia is the founder and Principal of Galea & Faustin Solicitors. Patricia has founded the firm on personal values: giving a voice to the unfortunate, hope to the helpless and our support and empowerment to those feeling discouraged.

Patricia enjoys being a lawyer and finds great satisfaction putting her knowledge, expertise and care to those who need the most, our clients.

Patricia is building a legacy of integrity, passion, honesty and hard work amongst her team members.


Family Lawyer

Manda Soobrayen joined Galea & Faustin Solicitors in June 2019 and has a Bachelor in Law with Honours with the University of London as well as a Bachelor in Law with Honours with Murdoch University. Manda completed her GDLP with the College of Law in NSW and was admitted as a Solicitor in NSW in March 2019.

​At Galea and Faustin Solicitors, Manda works in the Family Law and Probate team. She is compassionate and understanding towards her clients and is well appreciated by colleagues and staff.

During her free time, Manda enjoys reading books, listening to music and spending time with friends and family.


Paralegal and Assistant to Principal

Mitchell Gutteridge joined Galea & Faustin Solicitors on its inception. Mitchell is currently studying a LLB (hons) and Commerce (Finance) Bachelor.

At Galea & Faustin Solicitors Mitchell Gutteridge works in our Conveyancing and our Victims of Crime team. His passion and incredible work ethos is highly appreciated by colleagues and clients alike. Mitchell has a bright future ahead having already shown he is an incredible asset to the team as a student.

In Mitchell's spare time he likes to be active, socialize with friends and play with his dogs. 


Law Graduate

Rose completed her Bachelor of Arts (International) in 2015 and Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) in 2019 at Monash University. She subsequently joined Galea & Faustin Solicitors in 2020 as a Practical Legal Trainee.

Rose enjoys working in a range of different areas such as Civil Law however, her true passion lies in Family Law. Her strengths are her compassion and commitment to ethical and best practice.

In her spare time, Rose enjoys spending time with her friends, playing with her Golden Retriever Charlie and catching up on her favourite television shows.


Legal Assistant

Laura recently joined Galea & Faustin Solicitors after working in administration and many years in retail. 

At Galea & Faustin Solicitors Laura primarily assists with our Victims of Crime team. Laura having studied a Bachelor in healthcare takes a very caring and empathetic approach to clients, combined with her attention to detail.

In Laura's spare time she likes to play netball, do Pilates and socialize with friends. 

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