Our mission

Helping you manage your business, property and personal affairs by taking best advantage of the law and tax planning opportunities.

Enforcing and defending your rights when challenged through the court process.

Stephen Gethin

Director, Fortuna Legal

Stephen specialises in tax, business, property and self-managed superannuation law. He has over 16 years’ major law firm and international ASX-listed company experience.

He excels in structuring and documenting complex transactions, particularly where challenging tax issues are involved. His “in house” experience has given him a deep understanding of the issues faced by business and the ability to explain complex legal issues in clear language.

Karien Slabbert, LLB

Paralegal

Karien is a Paralegal with a focus on estate planning, commercial, tax, property and self-managed superannuation law. Holding a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Stellenbosch, Karien is also an admitted Lawyer in New South Wales.

Involved in multiple legal roles across more than 12 years, Karien has held senior level positions such as Senior Associate and Director in overseas legal firms. Karien excels in structuring & documenting complex transactions as well as advising on wills & estate planning issues.

Motivated by a deep seeded sense of responsibility and commitment, Karien believes in pursuing growth and learning to ensure that she is always able to deliver exceptional results for her clients. Karien also enjoys hiking, taking care of animals and volunteering in social causes that benefit the underprivileged in her community.