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Dylan Hans

Director
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Dylan was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2014 and has exclusively practiced in criminal law since that time. He has been conducting his own trials, sentences and bail applications since his first week of practice and has earned a strong reputation as a knowledgeable and skilled advocate.

Dylan enjoys being across daily changes in legislation and case law to provide his clients with expert advice and representation. He is particularly interested in the laws relating to evidence and a person’s rights during investigation.

Dylan’s clients often comment that he is hard working, caring, professional and goes above and beyond for them. Many of his clients were referred by previous clients who were extremely satisfied with his representation and their outcome.

No matter is too small, complex or unusual for Dylan. He is passionate about all aspects of criminal, traffic and domestic violence law and prides himself on developing creative and positive solutions for all of his clients.

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Kelsea Read

Associate
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Kelsea was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2017 and has practised primarily in criminal law before joining Hans Legal in 2019. Kelsea is passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of individuals facing the criminal justice system, no matter how serious or minor a matter may be.

Since practising as a criminal lawyer, Kelsea has developed extensive experience in representing a diverse range of clients facing charges in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Court. During this time Kelsea has developed essential skills and knowledge that has allowed her to achieve successful outcomes for her clients.

Kelsea believes that each and every individual facing a criminal, traffic or domestic violence matter is entitled to strong legal representation and takes pride in being a voice for her clients. Kelsea takes particular care in ensuring that each and every client that comes before her understands legal and Court processes to minimise the stress and fear they may experience when faced with charges.

Kelsea is considerate and supportive of clients throughout all stages of their matters. These qualities enable Kelsea to build immediate rapport and trust with her clients to best advance their case.

Emily Fackender

Solicitor
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Emily was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2020. Prior to working in criminal defence, she has worked for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and as an associate to a Judge of the District Court of Queensland. Emily is passionate about criminal, traffic and domestic violence law, and is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for her clients.

Since embarking on her career as a criminal defence lawyer, Emily has regularly appeared in courts across Queensland. She approaches each new challenge with enthusiasm, and performs every aspect of her job with a high level of attention to detail.

Emily firmly believes that everyone deserves high quality, effective legal representation. Regardless of how serious or minor the matter, Emily appreciates how daunting facing a criminal offence can be. She is committed to making sure her clients feel supported through every stage of the process.

Emily is a compassionate and attentive solicitor. She prides herself on building strong relationships with her clients by providing straightforward and pragmatic advice, and ensuring they are in the best position possible to get their lives back on track.

Rosalie McFarland

Legal Assistant

Rosalie is the first point of contact for all clients. She is focused on running a productive and efficient workplace that prioritises client satisfaction. Rosalie appears in the Magistrates and District Courts at mentions and instructing at trials and sentences. She undertakes tasks such as brief preparation, legal research, and administrative duties, in support of the Hans Legal lawyers.

Rosalie is caring and confident and takes pride in representing Hans Legal. She is currently in her final year of completing a Bachelor of Laws at the Queensland University of Technology. She has a strong passion for criminal law and intends to pursue a career advocating for those facing criminal charges.