Kerry entered into a Conveyancing partnership with Heather Bird in July 1994 after 32 years experience with the State Government. The last 22 years in Stamp Duties were spent in the conveyancing area of the Stamp Duties Office where he reached the position of Senior Opinion Assessor. This involved giving the Commissioner’s opinion to Solicitors and Conveyancers on the more complicated areas of conveyancing.
Kerry is also conversant in all aspects of deceased Estates and over the years he has dealt with numerous files relating to clients affected by the Mental Health Act and the Aged and Infirmed Persons Property Act. He has had to finalise many property settlements affected by the Supreme and Local Courts Awards. Life Interests are also an area in which Kerry has a large amount of experience. Since working for Public Trustee he is fully conversant in many areas concerning deceased estates.
He is a Registered Conveyancer with qualifications in accounting and building development.
Heather Bird commenced trading as Whyalla Conveyancers in 1984 and employed one full time conveyancing clerk. In May 1992 Heather and her Business Associate Kerry Carn formed a new conveyancing business and incorporated the two branches. Since then the businesses have increased each consecutive year. She is also involved in Property Development and specialises in Land Divisions and Community Title Divisions as well as the more intricate and specialised property transfers.
Her Professional and academic qualifications include:
Certificate in Accounting (1982)
She has also Completed Certificate and Diploma Courses in:
Taxation Law and Corporations Law, Local Government Act, General Building and Computer Programming.
Heather specializes in Business Settlements and Land Divisions and is able to advise clients on all aspects in these matters.
Matthew has lived and worked overseas and is our newest Registered Conveyancer having completed his Advanced Diploma in 2012. Matthew now has over 15 years experience in Administration and Conveyancing and is always looking at ways to improve systems through technology and other modern advancements while providing clients with good old fashioned service. Matthew specialises in the preparation of Private Contracts and Form 1 documentation and possesses a high attention to detail and is always willing to go out of his way to ensure settlements are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
Cathy recently joined our team in February 2018. Cathy has over 40 years experience in the Finance, real estate and housing industry, working as a Finance Mortgage Lender with HomeStart and then a Property Manager for Raine and Horne Real Estate.
Cathy has completed a Certificate 4 in Finance and a Diploma in Mortgage Lending. She is exceptional in customer service and looks forward to helping you with your Property Conveyancing.
Administration & Conveyancing Clerk
Mingyon has worked in the conveyancing industry since 2004. Mingyon is always helpful and willing to assist clients in every way possible. After purchasing her first home some years ago, she now has a greater understanding of what clients are having to deal with and can relate to them and what they are going through. She is always happy to assist with any queries that you may have.
Always remember that your Conveyancer is your choice!