Our Team

Introducing Stephen Wawn & Associates

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Stephen Wawn


Since 1974, Stephen has practiced as a Lawyer at Edgecliff, New South Wales. Stephen acts for a wide range of clients including individuals, small businesses, developers and large corporations. His broad-skill set, appreciation for the law, and dedication toward providing the highest quality legal advice underpin the core values and culture of Stephen Wawn & Associates.

Areas of expertise

  • Commercial law
  • Commercial litigation & dispute resolution
  • Insolvency law
  • Trade practices law
  • Property transactions
  • Strata title law
  • Joint ventures
  • Will disputes
  • Estate planning & trusts

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Adam Vainauskas

Senior Associate

Adam Vainauskas joined Stephen Wawn & Associates as paralegal in 2015. Adam was admitted as a solicitor in 2016 in NSW and has been a solicitor in our office since then. He has completed a law degree and commerce (finance) degree. Before joining us, Adam completed an internship at ASIC.

Adam has worked in jurisdictions including the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal, the Local Court, District Court and Supreme Court of News South Wales, as well as the NSW Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia. He has advised clients from individuals to corporations in areas ranging from commercial transactions & litigation, property, leasing & strata law, wills & estates, estate litigation and consumer law.

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Janette Anastasia Hyde


Jan has studied SAB Law, Real Estate and Strata Management and has had 30 years experience in conveyancing and estates. She served 5 years articles in general practice in the Sydney CBD including Family Law and Litigation and gained conveyancing experience with her family practice in Parramatta.

Obtained a total of 4 years experience in overseas legal firms in London and Northern Ireland gaining experience in old system title and estates. Upon her return from overseas, she lectured for about 10 years in Real Estates and Law in a private business college.

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Daniel Gattuso


Daniel completed a Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of Technology, Sydney and joined Stephen Wawn & Associates in 2016 before being admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2017. Prior to his legal studies, Daniel completed degrees in Commerce and Arts from the University of Sydney, including a semester on exchange at the University of Florence (UniFi), Italy, where he studied Linguistics, Contemporary European History and Roman History. Daniel is fluent in Italian.

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