Building trust through transparency, clarity and consistency

Clarity, consistency, confidence.

Working with Reign Legal should deliver all three in each and every client transaction. 

Reign Legal is truly outcome driven and committed to long term partnerships where clients can move forward with confidence and able to proactively protect themselves.

Melissa Buchanan

Principal / Director

Case citations:

Collins & Crawford [2016] FCCA 1162

Cohrs v Director of Public Prosecutions Victoria [2022]

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Director Melissa Buchanan delivers clear, transparent advice across all matters of Family, Property and Business Law. No legal jargon, instead solid expertise and a personalised focus on your specific needs.

A true jurist, Melissa’s devotion to the fundamentals of law and the legal profession has shaped her belief that all clients deserve uncomplicated advice, delivered within a service framework that is approachable and delivers the best outcomes possible.

Melissa’s professional success includes an incredible two reported Family Law cases resulting in legal precedent, and is rapidly becoming recognised for her expertise in Reproductive Assistance Law; supporting same-sex couples and single parents-to-be to successfully navigate the complexities of international surrogates and donors, and ensure safe passage to bring their internationally born child home to Australia.

Natalie Westbrook

Lawyer

Natalie is a skilled and compassionate Lawyer, with expert knowledge in Property Law, Estate Planning, Disability Law and Estate Administration.  

With strong ties to our vibrant city, Natalie has been providing legal advice for more than two decades to the Bendigo community, for both corporate and individual clients.  

A highly skilled advocate and negotiator, Natalie fosters a passionate, collaborative and hands-on approach to law, achieving exceptional outcomes for clients. 

Empathetic yet strategic, Natalie ensures clients undertaking Estate planning can have confidence and security that their legacy will be executed to their wishes.

Mostafa Mozafari

Business and Migration Lawyer

Mostafa is a highly skilled legal professional with expansive experience in company, business, civil, and contract law. His strength lies in his ability to actively listen and carefully consider the unique needs of his clients, to solve complex problems.

Skilled in migration matters and able to interpret three languages, Mostafa’s legal expertise includes negotiation, contract analysis, dispute resolution, and arbitration; his experience extends to contract and agreement negotiation and is supported by his genuine passion to seek the very best outcomes for his clients.

Mostafa boasts an illustrious legal career which began in Iran, practising for more than a decade in the industrial and financial sectors and obtaining his PHD in Private Law. Mostafa then relocated to Melbourne and now resides with his family in Central Victoria.

Wendy Harford

Conveyancer

With a career spanning over three decades, Wendy is a highly experienced Conveyancing and Property Law professional, servicing the buying and selling of property across metropolitan, regional and rural areas, generously sharing her wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Demonstrating a deep passion for her work, Wendy delivers a seamless conveyancing process for her clients, regardless of their experience level; first-time homebuyers or seasoned investors.

Wendy also provides probate services, has an Advanced Diploma in Conveyancing, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (Victoria).

Bailey Brook

Lawyer

Bailey’s approach to legal matters supports Reign Legal clients with pragmatic, practical, and honest advice, which is effective, direct, and aims to minimise wasted time and unnecessary legal fees.

After studying Law at Deakin University, Bailey has attained a wealth of experience on the ‘other side of the bench’ working as Deputy Associate to the then Senior Judicial Registrar Hoult, at the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.

This experience has elevated Bailey’s understanding of the Family Law Act in its litigation operation, the niche of the judiciary’s inner workings, and created connections with well-respected barristers.

Representing Reign Legal clients in court at divorce and Magistrates’ Court IVO hearings, Bailey is quickly moving into the provision of advocacy support.

Celeste Goullet

Legal Assistant

With more than a decade of experience as an Executive Assistant, Celeste’s organised and efficient demeanour ensures a professional experience, and an essential warm, caring and empathetic approach for clients who may be dealing with distressing matters.

Whilst raising her young family, Celeste works full-time to support the Reign Legal team, and has achieved her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and Psychology from Swinburne University of Technology, and Certificates 3 and 4 in Business Administration.

Kiara May

Legal Assistant

Kiara is an experienced conveyancing and legal assistant, working across a broad range of legal matters with a keen eye for detail.

In addition to supporting our law team, Kiara prioritised authentic client collections, providing respect, understanding and empathy in all situations.