Andrew Taylor (LL.B) (Principal) is the Managing Partner of Groom and Lavers. He commenced his legal training at Groom and Lavers in 1991 whilst studying law externally through the Queensland University of Technology. He completed his degree in 1996 and was admitted as a solicitor in Queensland in July 1996. Shortly after his admission he moved to Brisbane to work in law firms there before returning to Groom and Lavers in 1999.
Apart from his time in Brisbane, Andrew has lived locally all of his life.
Andrew attends to clients in both the Oakey and the Toowoomba offices of Groom and Lavers.
Andrew has a broad range of experience in legal matters including Property, Leasing, Wills and Estates, Conveyancing, Commercial, Business, Family Law matters and Litigation. He has considerable experience and interest in Agribusiness matters. He acts for individuals, families, small and large business and incorporated associations. In the past he has also acted for local governments, insurers and receivers.
Community & Family
Andrew is active in the community being involved in a number of organisations. He sits as a director on the board of Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland Limited and is Vice President of the Oakey Soccer Club. He is also a Director of a Sporting Centre in Brisbane. He has previously served as a member of the Youth for Christ Board, secretary of the West Toowoomba Presbyterian Church Committee of Management and President of the Oakey State School P&C Association. Andrew is the honorary solicitor for the Oakey Show Society. He also provides pro bono advice to a number of community organisations. And he is the very proud coach of his daughter’s under 11 Oakey Soccer team.
Andrew and his wife Naomi live in Oakey and have four children, Hannah, Julia, Willow and Kathleen.