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Trading for 42 years

About SJP Law

SJP Law has been an active member of the Sunshine Coast legal community since 1981. We provide a quality service, with expert advice and local knowledge. At SJP Law, we consist of two professional staff-solicitors Mark Shera and Christine Jones. Mark and Christine both live locally and combined have spent 35 years with SJP Law. Our Sunshine Coast solicitors are supported by experienced and dedicated paralegals, and a number of administrative staff, who work to ensure that every client receives personalised and prompt service. We are practiced in a number of legal areas and our professionals have their own area of expertise. Each professional is supported by at least one dedicated paralegal who is experienced in their area of support. If you have ever needed legal services before, you'll know that legal terms can be complex and often confusing. Our solicitors at SJP Law will cut through the legal jargon and provide you with legal advice in real terms. If you want to speak to a solicitor before making an appointment, just call us. We can't give you legal advice over the phone, but we can certainly introduce ourselves to you before you book your appointment.


  • Since 1981


  • Mediation

  • Litigation

  • Conveyancing

  • Justice of the Peace

  • Solicitors

  • Child Support

  • Legal Services

  • Family Law

  • Wills & Estate Planning

  • Legal Advice

  • Divorce & Separation

  • Marriage & De Facto Matters

  • Financial Agreements

  • Property Settlements

  • Parenting Arrangements

  • Personal & Property Disputes

  • Contractual Disputes

  • Partnership Disputes

  • Debt Recovery

  • Support Through Court Proceedings & Negotiations

  • Family Mediation & Dispute Resolutions

  • Power of Attorney

  • Estate Planning & Preparation of Wills

  • Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Advance Health Directives

  • Estate Administration

  • Probate Applications to the Supreme Court

  • Letters of Administration Applications to the Supreme Court

  • Estate Disputes & Family Provision Applications

  • Parenting Matters

  • Workplace & Organisational Disputes

  • General Civil Disputes


4.4 rating

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3 months ago

The entire team at SJP were across my separation of assets and divorce matter. I felt supported with each interaction and more importantly, secure in their personalised and professional guidance offered to ensure that I could take the opportunity to focus on my personal needs in this time. I will be forever grateful for their dedication and to their attention to detail that educated me to advocate for myself and build the confidence to take back control of my life.



9 months ago

Unbelievably helpful and went above and beyond. The team helped manage my late fathers estate with care and skill despite a number of difficulties and delays on our side. Highly recommend them and once again want to say thank you for your help.


Tonya Allen

2 years ago

The team at SJP Law are amazing.. The level of support and communication is outstanding.. They went above and beyond to help me thru my first house purchase , creating my first Will and mediation. A huge Thank you


John Hall

2 years ago

SJP provided me with great service and support in my recent role as executor of my mother's estate and again as administrator of my step father's estate. As a lawyer myself, I understand the need for a lawyer's attention to detail and accuracy and I found SJP to be well skilled in all areas of estate law. Mark, Stacey and Nikki are professional, friendly and informative and kept me updated - a joy to work with.


Maroochy Waters Central 22 Denna St, Maroochydore QLD

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  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland

  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist�Family Law

  • Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

  • Nationally Accredited Mediator

  • Registered Mediator of the Queensland Supreme & District Court

  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

  • Federal Attorney-Generals Department

  • Legal Aid Queensland Family Dispute Resolution Provider

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need conveyancing?

Buying a property is an expensive undertaking and you may well be tempted to save money by opting to do the conveyancing yourself. Whilst this could save you money in the short term, any misunderstanding of the contracts or misinterpretation of search results could lead to litigation and cost much more than you save. The team at SJP Law are experts in this field and take great care to stay up to date with all changes to legislation and laws. Choosing an experienced team means you can be confident that all the necessary legal aspects of buying or selling residential or investment property are taken care of.