Joseph is an experienced and respected legal professional having practiced law for over 18 years, refining his legal skills and knowledge in a number of large national and local firms before opening his own practice in 2006. He is a passionate advocate for his clients, delivering knowledgeable, personalised and timely advice, drawing on his broad experience. His particular areas of focus include criminal law and traffic law, where he represents clients regularly in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts. He can provide representation in matters ranging from minor offences to major offences involving trials, where he has experience in making submissions on serious and guilty pleas. Joseph’s experience also extends to personal injury law, where he has the unique insight that comes from working on ‘both sides of the fence’, for both injured persons (plaintiffs) and employers and their insurers.
Keeping client’s needs front of mind, Joseph provides innovative approaches to issues to deliver personalised solutions. He understands the importance of communication when dealing with a lawyer, and will provide clear, open and timely contact with you whilst your matter progresses, as well as realistic projections in relation to costs.
“I understand that when you come to see a lawyer, it can be under stressful circumstances, and at times can be overwhelming. I pride myself on bringing a sense of understanding and comfort, providing clients straightforward and clear advice so they know where they stand with the law, and what rights and outcomes they are likely to expect.”
Joseph holds a Bachelor of Arts / Laws, and was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in March 1998. He is also admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia. Joseph can be contacted on 8221 6266 or mobile 0410 451 681.
Mira Richtering was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in October of 2010 after completing her Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Adelaide. Mira joined the firm Joseph Ramsay Sanders in October 2010 as a junior practitioner of the firm, upon the completion of the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
Mira quickly demonstrated her ability as an advocate in the Magistrates Court jurisdiction, including in the Drug Courts and Mental Health Diversion Courts sitting within the Magistrates Court. Mira also works as a solicitor in relation to matters before the District and Supreme Courts of South Australia.
Her legal skills and attention to detail complement her skills at practice development and management. Mira provides clients with the comfort and assurance that in working as a team, Joseph Ramsay Sanders Lawyers can and will always ensure client needs and expectations are not only met but with absolute professionalism.
Mira has a keen desire to hone and develop her professional skills in both Criminal Law and Family Law, but has also developed her practice skills in the arena of Wills and Estates.
Mira was recently promoted as an Associate of the firm, demonstrating the faith that the firm has in her ability not only to practice law, but to play a significant part in the day to day practice management and development of Joseph Ramsay Sanders Lawyers.
Kimberley returned to University to study law after a successful career, most recently as a Regional Business Manager for Jurlique International, and previously as a Business Development Manager and Business Banker for major banks in South Australia. Always passionate about maintaining fairness in the legal system, in 2013 she decided to return to study and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons) from Flinders University. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in March 2017.
Kimberley has a particular interest in criminal law, with her honours dissertation focusing on the use of forensic science in miscarriage of justice cases. Particularly, she focused on a historical South Australian case and its resulting Royal Commission, analysing the Commission’s recommendations for improvement and whether such recommendations were implemented.
Further, following her strong background in business, Kimberley also has an interest in contractual disputes and corporate law.
During her studies, Kimberley received a number of academic awards for top performing student, including two academic awards for her studies in the topic ‘Crime and Punishment’, the Dean’s Certificate for Corporate Law II, and the LexisNexis prize for Administrative Law, Judicial Review.
Whilst at University she also pursued an interest in the legalities in the new field of autonomous (driverless) vehicles, and with a Senior Academic at Flinders University, completed a number of publications on the topic.
Kimberley understands just how important ongoing communication is for our clients, and aims to exceed expectations by providing approachable, researched and timely advice.