The Partners and staff of Donovan Oates Hannaford have welcomed Neville Parsons to the firm as a senior lawyer and a director as of September 30, 2019.

As one of the region’s longest-standing legal practices, the team at Donovan Oates Hannaford have been serving the Hastings community since 1946.

Neville brings extensive experience to the practice including corporate governance, risk management, APRA Prudential Standards & Regulations, strategic planning, business management, retail banking and compliance.

Neville commenced his working career in July 1981 as a lawyer working for Sanderson Hall & Co in Wauchope. He then transitioned to the finance industry in 1983 as the legal officer and accountant of the then Hastings Credit Union and was appointed CEO of the credit union in 1988 - a position he held until retiring as CEO of Holiday Coast Credit Union on 1 July 2019, the date that the credit union merged with Regional Australia Bank.

Donovan Oates Hannaford partner; Hadyn Oriti says “Neville will greatly enhance the depth and breadth of our legal practice.”

“He will focus on the practice management, client relationships and business development while supporting the specific business and commercial needs of our clients.”

“At Donovan Oates Hannaford we have always focused on providing clients with a personable experience, this will be taken to the next level with the influence and experience that Neville brings to the firm.”

Parsons says, “Throughout my career, I have always been passionate about putting the customer first and I’m excited to join a team that ensures that our customer remains at the centre of the relationship.”

Donovan Oates Hannaford is located at 1/75 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie.

For more information please contact:

Neville Parsons, Lawyer

P: 6583 0436 or E:

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