Our Team

Ashley Tickner

Director and founding principal of Bayside Solicitors in 1998, Ashley is a barrister and solicitor who practices predominantly in crime, and also practises in commercial matters including industrial relations and construction law. Ashley has made in excess of 3000 court appearances in the local Magistrates’ Court and city courts including VCAT. He prides himself on vigorously fighting for his clients’ rights.

Alysia Mein

Alysia is the second founding principal of Bayside Solicitors and leads the commercial side of the practice. Alysia works as a commercial lawyer and therefore works in commercial litigation, sale and purchases of small business, property law including conveyancing. She can also assist with the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorneys, and Deceased Estate issues including litigation. Despite 19 years of practice, Alysia prides herself on being cost-effective and honest with her clients. The ongoing client relationships over many years are testament to Alysia’s ability.

Pankaj (Kaj) Sharma

Kaj completed his Bachelor of Laws at Monash University in 2011 and commenced practice with Bayside Solicitors in 2012.

With a varied practice, Kaj has a great success rate in criminal law, intervention orders, family law (both children and property matters) and civil litigation.  He regularly appears in the Magistrates’ Court, Family Courts and the Federal Circuit Court and over the last 5 years has made in excess of 1,500 appearances.  He knows his law and he knows the idiosyncrasies of the local Judges and Magistrates – a great advantage to his clients.

Kaj is a hard worker who fights to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.  Kaj is multilingual despite his broad Aussie accent.  He is also fluent in the Hindi and Punjabi languages.

Book an appointment with Kaj today and take advantage of his great success rate!

Annabelle Brasher

Our Office Manager Annabelle joined Bayside Solicitors in 2008 and competently assists clients as Conveyancing and Probate Clerk, always with the supervision of our senior commercial lawyers. In her own time, she is working hard to complete her law degree and we hope she will work with us as a solicitor in the future.

Rafael Aviles

Raf has joined Bayside Solicitors after previously working with firms in the country and in the city, giving him a range of experiences in different courts and different matters. He is passionate in the representation of clients, largely in police matters (both indictable and summary offences), intervention orders and Victims of Crime matters. His friendly manner with clients, knowledge of the law and skilled advocacy in court make him a sought after representative, and result in successful outcomes for our clients. Come and meet with Raf today and you will be impressed.

Elarya George

A passionate advocate who appears almost daily in the Frankston (and other) Magistrates’ Courts, Elarya George fights hard for our clients’ rights.  Whether you have a police matter, an Intervention Order proceeding or an application before the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT), you want Elarya George on your side to ensure the best outcome.

Jacquelyn Parnell

Bayside Solicitors is pleased to welcome Jacquelyn Parnell into their experienced team of lawyers in 2019.
Jacqui joins Bayside Solicitors with a wealth of experience, after working in law firms, community legal centres and courts throughout Victoria.She has a passion
for social justice and prides herself on her negotiation and advocacy skills to get the best possible results for her clients in and out of court. With a bubbly
personality, she has forged positive professional relationships with clients, colleagues and judicial officers over the years.
After having worked in criminal law for a number of years, Jacqui returns to her passion of family law and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for her clients in childrens and property law matters.

Our solicitors appear regularly in all courts.

Call now for your first 15 minute FREE INTERVIEW and make your own decision about whether Bayside Solicitors are the solicitors for you. Phone 9781 4822.