About our People

Jeremy Glass, Legal Practitioner Director
BJuris. LLB (UNSW)

Jeremy was admitted as a solicitor in 1977 and became an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law in 1995, and a Public Notary in 1997.

From 1999 Jeremy was a member of the Law Society’s Elder Law and Succession Committee (until 2011) and a member of the Wills & Estates Advisory Committee for the Law Society of New South Wales Specialist Accreditation Board (until 2010). From December 2009 (until 2017) he was a member of the Specialist Accreditation Board.

Jeremy regularly presents papers on wills and estates related topics and has been called upon to give expert evidence in disputes relating to wills and estates.

Jeremy has been recognised as a leading practitioner in Wills & Estates Litigation and Succession Planning in the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions of the Doyle’s Guide.

Email: jglass@glassgoodwin.com.au


Tamara Goodwin, Legal Practitioner Director
BA LLB (UWS)

Tamara was admitted as a solicitor in 2001 and became an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law in 2007.

From 2011, Tamara was a member of the Wills & Estates Law Advisory Committee for the Law Society of New South Wales Specialist Accreditation Board (until 2020), and was the Head Assessor of that Committee from 2015 to 2020.

Tamara regularly acts as a court appointed independent administrator of deceased estates. She is also qualified as a mediator.

Tamara has been recognised as a leading practitioner in Wills & Estates Litigation and Succession Planning in the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions of the Doyle’s Guide.

Email: tgoodwin@glassgoodwin.com.au


Lauren Gidley, Legal Practitioner Director
BA COMMS (Soc Inq), Dip Law (LPAB), LLM (Applied Law)

Lauren was admitted as a solicitor in July 2010 and joined Glass Goodwin in March 2015. She was appointed as a Legal Practitioner Director on 1 July 2019.

Lauren holds a Masters of Applied Law, majoring in Wills and Estates, and in October 2017, she became an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law.

Lauren has been working in the wills and estates area for over 20 years in various positions with the NSW Trustee and Guardian, a private trustee company, and in private practice.

Lauren has been recognised as a recommended practitioner in Wills & Estates Litigation in the 2019 edition of the Doyle’s Guide.

Email: lgidley@glassgoodwin.com.au


Rebecca Medcalf, Senior Associate
Dip Law (LPAB)

Rebecca was admitted as a solicitor in December 2005 and joined Glass Goodwin as a Senior Associate in July 2019.

Prior to joining Glass Goodwin, Rebecca worked in law firms for more than 20 years, having begun her career as a paralegal before being admitted as a solicitor.

Rebecca has over 10 years experience in the wills and estates area, and has developed a keen interest in estate planning and probate applications. Rebecca also has experience in wide range of property transactions.

Rebecca was recognised as a Rising Star in the area of wills & estates law by Doyle’s Guide 2020.

Email: rmedcalf@glassgoodwin.com.au


Alisa Green, Associate

Alisa was admitted as a solicitor in April 2017 and joined Glass Goodwin in January 2018. She was appointed as an associate in July 2020.

Prior to joining Glass Goodwin, Alisa was Tipstaff to the Hon Justice Philip Hallen in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2017.

Alisa has previously worked as a psychologist in public health, and her qualifications in this area included a Bachelor of Science with Honours (Psychology) and a Master of Psychology (Forensic).

Email: agreen@glassgoodwin.com.au


Claudia Czerwinski, Solicitor
LLB (WSU)

Claudia began her legal career in 2016, working as a paralegal in general practice. Claudia joined Glass Goodwin in February 2020 while finishing her legal studies. She has since graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communications. She was admitted as a solicitor in December 2020.

Email: cczerwinski@glassgoodwin.com.au