Our Team

Terese Wacyk

Principal

Schooling: Loreto Convent, Marryatville, South Australia

Tertiary: University of Adelaide: 1966 — 1974 Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts

Terese has spent her entire life in South Australia practising the law over many broad areas and providing advice on:—

• Family Law;
• Wills and Estates;
• Probate;
• Contracts;
• Leases;
• Employment Law;
• Personal Injury; and
• Commercial & business litigation and resolution of disputes.

She has variously worked in premier law firms, private enterprises, including the Australian Stock Exchange, government agencies, both State and Federal and both in legal and quasi-legal capacities. Over the years, Terese has learned to deliver quality and considered work in many areas of the law leading to favourable outcomes for her clients and likewise employers. Terese considers that the ability to properly communicate with the client is imperative. This, of course, is predicated on an ability to genuinely empathise and always care for the client and their predicament. Throughout the years, Terese has always maintained this same ability.

As a female solicitor now in her fifth decade of practice, Terese has seen many social changes in law, including the now considerable number of women admitted to practice. In addition, Terese has always made herself available to assist young members of the profession in their start-up, hopeful that she will leave some legacy and may instil some insight into the practice and practicalities of the law.

In more recent times, after practising in a firm for some 11 years, Terese made the decision three years ago to start her own practice employing younger members of the profession. With the energy and focus of the latter we have created an ideal dynamic in the firm, a perfect team, which we trust will provide the service you deserve.

Isabella Venables

Solicitor
Isabella graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a solicitor in 2021 and later the High Court of Australia in 2022.

Isabella is a motivated solicitor who is very focused on developing her legal skills. Most certainly, she demonstrates maturity and insight well beyond her years. Isabella started with the team at Terese Wacyk Legal in January 2020 as a Law Clerk. This has well positioned her to be mentored by her esteemed Principal, Terese Wacyk, providing her with untold knowledge and legal acumen.

With such a vast depth of knowledge to draw from, combined with her own legal insight, Isabella is eager to assist with your legal matters.

Terese Wacyk​

Principal​

Schooling: Loreto Convent, Marryatville, South Australia

Tertiary: University of Adelaide: 1966 — 1974 Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts

Terese has spent her entire life in South Australia practising the law over many broad areas and providing advice on:—

• Family Law;
• Wills and Estates;
• Probate;
• Contracts;
• Leases;
• Employment Law;
• Personal Injury; and
• Commercial & business litigation and resolution of disputes.

She has variously worked in premier law firms, private enterprises, including the Australian Stock Exchange, government agencies, both State and Federal and both in legal and quasi-legal capacities. Over the years, Terese has learned to deliver quality and considered work in many areas of the law leading to favourable outcomes for her clients and likewise employers. Terese considers that the ability to properly communicate with the client is imperative. This, of course, is predicated on an ability to genuinely empathise and always care for the client and their predicament. Throughout the years, Terese has always maintained this same ability.

As a female solicitor now in her fifth decade of practice, Terese has seen many social changes in law, including the now considerable number of women admitted to practice. In addition, Terese has always made herself available to assist young members of the profession in their start-up, hopeful that she will leave some legacy and may instil some insight into the practice and practicalities of the law.

In more recent times, after practising in a firm for some 11 years, Terese made the decision three years ago to start her own practice employing younger members of the profession. With the energy and focus of the latter we have created an ideal dynamic in the firm, a perfect team, which we trust will provide the service you deserve.

Hannah Robinson-Rauer

Office Manager

Hannah makes the office truly feel like a sanctuary. Clients are greeted with Hannah’s warm,

welcoming presence, which will fill you with confidence that you’ve come to the right place.

Hannah is currently in her final year of study and started with Terese Wacyk Legal in 2020 as a legal intern and has worked her way up the ranks as she obtains her legal qualifications at The University of Adelaide. She has experience as a student advisor at the Magistrates Court in minor civil claims.

Hannah also holds a degree in International Studies, studying in both Germany and Singapore. She has a genuine interest in the world around her and attributes her work ethic, thirst for knowledge and resilience to the influence of her German immigrant grandparents.

Isabella Venables

Solicitor

Isabella graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a solicitor in 2021 and later the High Court of Australia in 2022.

Isabella is a motivated solicitor who is very focused on developing her legal skills. Most certainly, she demonstrates maturity and insight well beyond her years. Isabella started with the team at Terese Wacyk Legal in January 2020 as a Law Clerk. This has well positioned her to be mentored by her esteemed Principal, Terese Wacyk, providing her with untold knowledge and legal acumen.

With such a vast depth of knowledge to draw from, combined with her own legal insight, Isabella is eager to assist with your legal matters.

Hannah Robinson-Rauer

Office Manager

Hannah makes the office truly feel like a sanctuary. Clients are greeted with Hannah’s warm,

welcoming presence, which will fill you with confidence that you’ve come to the right place.

Hannah is currently in her final year of study and started with Terese Wacyk Legal in 2020 as a legal intern and has worked her way up the ranks as she obtains her legal qualifications at The University of Adelaide. She has experience as a student advisor at the Magistrates Court in minor civil claims.

Hannah also holds a degree in International Studies, studying in both Germany and Singapore. She has a genuine interest in the world around her and attributes her work ethic, thirst for knowledge and resilience to the influence of her German immigrant grandparents.

Terese Wacyk​

Principal​

Schooling: Loreto Convent, Marryatville, South Australia

Tertiary: University of Adelaide: 1966 — 1974 Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts

Terese has spent her entire life in South Australia practising the law over many broad areas and providing advice on:—

• Family Law;
• Wills and Estates;
• Probate;
• Contracts;
• Leases;
• Employment Law;
• Personal Injury; and
• Commercial & business litigation and resolution of disputes.

She has variously worked in premier law firms, private enterprises, including the Australian Stock Exchange, government agencies, both State and Federal and both in legal and quasi-legal capacities. Over the years, Terese has learned to deliver quality and considered work in many areas of the law leading to favourable outcomes for her clients and likewise employers. Terese considers that the ability to properly communicate with the client is imperative. This, of course, is predicated on an ability to genuinely empathise and always care for the client and their predicament. Throughout the years, Terese has always maintained this same ability.

As a female solicitor now in her fifth decade of practice, Terese has seen many social changes in law, including the now considerable number of women admitted to practice. In addition, Terese has always made herself available to assist young members of the profession in their start-up, hopeful that she will leave some legacy and may instil some insight into the practice and practicalities of the law.

In more recent times, after practising in a firm for some 11 years, Terese made the decision three years ago to start her own practice employing younger members of the profession. With the energy and focus of the latter we have created an ideal dynamic in the firm, a perfect team, which we trust will provide the service you deserve.

Isabella Venables

Solicitor

Isabella graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a solicitor in 2021 and later the High Court of Australia in 2022.

Isabella is a motivated solicitor who is very focused on developing her legal skills. Most certainly, she demonstrates maturity and insight well beyond her years. Isabella started with the team at Terese Wacyk Legal in January 2020 as a Law Clerk. This has well positioned her to be mentored by her esteemed Principal, Terese Wacyk, providing her with untold knowledge and legal acumen.

With such a vast depth of knowledge to draw from, combined with her own legal insight, Isabella is eager to assist with your legal matters.

Terese Wacyk​

Principal​

Schooling: Loreto Convent, Marryatville, South Australia

Tertiary: University of Adelaide: 1966 — 1974 Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts

Terese has spent her entire life in South Australia practising the law over many broad areas and providing advice on:—

• Family Law;
• Wills and Estates;
• Probate;
• Contracts;
• Leases;
• Employment Law;
• Personal Injury; and
• Commercial & business litigation and resolution of disputes.

She has variously worked in premier law firms, private enterprises, including the Australian Stock Exchange, government agencies, both State and Federal and both in legal and quasi-legal capacities. Over the years, Terese has learned to deliver quality and considered work in many areas of the law leading to favourable outcomes for her clients and likewise employers. Terese considers that the ability to properly communicate with the client is imperative. This, of course, is predicated on an ability to genuinely empathise and always care for the client and their predicament. Throughout the years, Terese has always maintained this same ability.

As a female solicitor now in her fifth decade of practice, Terese has seen many social changes in law, including the now considerable number of women admitted to practice. In addition, Terese has always made herself available to assist young members of the profession in their start-up, hopeful that she will leave some legacy and may instil some insight into the practice and practicalities of the law.

In more recent times, after practising in a firm for some 11 years, Terese made the decision three years ago to start her own practice employing younger members of the profession. With the energy and focus of the latter we have created an ideal dynamic in the firm, a perfect team, which we trust will provide the service you deserve.

Isabella Venables

Solicitor

Isabella graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

before being admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia as a solicitor in 2021 and later the High Court of Australia in 2022.

Isabella is a motivated solicitor who is very focused on developing her legal skills. Most certainly, she demonstrates maturity and insight well beyond her years. Isabella started with the team at Terese Wacyk Legal in January 2020 as a Law Clerk. This has well positioned her to be mentored by her esteemed Principal, Terese Wacyk, providing her with untold knowledge and legal acumen.

With such a vast depth of knowledge to draw from, combined with her own legal insight, Isabella is eager to assist with your legal matters.

Hannah Robinson-Rauer

Office Manager

Hannah makes the office truly feel like a sanctuary. Clients are greeted with Hannah’s warm,

welcoming presence, which will fill you with confidence that you’ve come to the right place.

Hannah is currently in her final year of study and started with Terese Wacyk Legal in 2020 as a legal intern and has worked her way up the ranks as she obtains her legal qualifications at The University of Adelaide. She has experience as a student advisor at the Magistrates Court in minor civil claims.

Hannah also holds a degree in International Studies, studying in both Germany and Singapore. She has a genuine interest in the world around her and attributes her work ethic, thirst for knowledge and resilience to the influence of her German immigrant grandparents.

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