Our People

benetatos white offer some of the Upper Mountain's finest lawyers with extensive experience across several practice areas.

Andrew White

Andrew White has spent most of his legal career in regional NSW, practising for over 25 years in the Blue Mountains. He advises in planning and property law, wills and estates, commercial and business transactions and elder law, holds a Master of Laws in Wills and Estates law and was a board member of the Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre for over 35 years. Andrew is also a Notary Public and is the immediate past President of the Blue Mountains Regional Law Society.

Antony Benetatos

Antony Benetatos is a highly regarded litigation lawyer with over 30 years experience in family law, criminal law and civil litigation. Antony is a Law Society NSW accredited specialist in family law and also holds a Masters degree in Applied Family Law. He is currently a director of the Family First Credit Union.

John Lekkas

Solicitor BEc (Hons) LLB
Born in Katoomba, John attended Katoomba High School and has been practicing as a solicitor in the Blue Mountains for over 35 years. He has established a loyal clientele over those years. John practices principally in the areas of residential and commercial conveyancing and leasing in wills and estates.

Michelle Hibberson

Associate Solicitor BA Com, BA LLB
Michelle completed her Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law Degrees in 2007, was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales as a Solicitor on the 15th of May 2009 and has more than 10 years' experience, working exclusively in Family Law. Michelle works in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court, mostly in Parramatta, Newcastle and Wollongong. Her client base includes, but is not limited to, Bathurst, Lithgow, Blackheath, Katoomba, Penrith, Newcastle and Wollongong. Michelle joined Benetatos White in 2019.