Wayne Warton

Wayne Warton

Principal Solicitor/Director

Wayne Warton is the Principal Solicitor/Director of WMG Legal. Wayne was admitted to practice in 2004 following an extensive career as a senior manager in one of Australia’s major insurance companies.

Following his admission, Wayne worked as a corporate lawyer in two large national law firms. Wayne has extensive experience in conveyancing, including residential and commercial property, leasing, buying and selling of businesses, dispute resolution and litigation, wills and estates, personal injury claims including ACT as well as work and motor vehicle accidents.

Wayne is client-focused, compassionate and approachable. He uses his astute legal knowledge to find practical legal solutions for his clients.


Areas of Expertise
  • Commercial Leasing (including the purchase and sale of business assets);
  • ACT & NSW Conveyancing;
  • ACT Personal Injury matters;
  • Estate Planning;
  • Wills and Powers of Attorneys;
  • General Litigation;
  • ACT & NSW Probate; and
  • Deceased Estates (including administration).
Chris Malfone

Chris Malfone


Chris Malfone is a Solicitor/Director at WMG Legal and is admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the High Court of Australia. He also has a double degree in Law/Commerce and completed his Graduate Diploma at the Australian National University.

Since commencing his legal career, Chris has worked in private practice in the ACT, and is well regarded by his clients’ due to his practical and commercial approach to legal matters.

In addition to practicing law, Chris is a small business owner who understands the challenges of owning and operating a small business and the importance of quality and affordable legal advice.


Areas of Expertise
  • ACT & NSW residential and commercial Conveyancing;
  • General Property Law transactions;
  • Commercial Leasing;
  • Business and Commercial law (including the sale/purchase of business, shareholder’s agreements, joint venture agreements etc.); and
  • Wills and Powers of Attorneys.
Sebastian Marquez

Sebastian Marquez


Sebastian Marquez is a Solicitor at WMG Legal and has been admitted as a Solicitor in the Australian Capital Territory and in the High Court of Australia since 2016. He completed his undergraduate studies in the Australian National University in Law and Economics and obtained his Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University.

Sebastian has worked in private practice in the ACT and has broad experiences in many areas of law that provides him with a broad cohesive picture to apply to any problem.

Areas of Expertise
  • ACT Personal Injury;
  • Building and Construction Law;
  • Commercial Advice;
  • Commercial Litigation; and
  • Insolvency.
Kevan Brown

Kevan Brown

Legal Assistant

Kevan joined our team in early 2017 and is a conveyancing assistant. He specialises in all aspects of conveyancing.
Tayla O’Donnell

Tayla O’Donnell


Esther Warton

Esther Warton

Office Manager

Esther is the Office Manager at WMG Legal and is responsible for accounts management and other administrative duties.


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