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Jillian Donovan
Title: Senior Lawyer
Qualifications/Education: Bachelor of Laws | Bachelor Science | Diploma of Legal Practice


Jillian Donovan is a founding shareholder of Mason Lawyers and oversees the firm's branch network across Belmont, Mayfield and Warners Bay. Jillian has been practicing in property, estate planning and business law since she started with the firm in 2001.

Jill brings a friendly and well-grounded approach to advising her clients. She really enjoys helping her clients to achieve the best outcomes they can in their legal transactions, whether buying or selling property, or planning for their future.

Jill also supervises and mentors other solicitors and staff at Mason Lawyers, assisting with ongoing management and improving processes.

Jill has two young children, Cameron and Chloe, who are frequent visitors to the firm's various offices. She lives in Mayfield and sees Newcastle as the perfect place to raise a family – after all, why would you want to live anywhere else?

Practice Areas


  • NSW Law Society
  • Women Lawyers' Association
  • Mayfield Business Association
  • Newcastle Enterprise Rotary Club



Our sale : (Chris and Sue White)
We feel that every potential problem was attended to before an issue occurred. Thank you Jill.

My wife's estate : (Alan Palmer)
I was impressed by Jill's efficiency, as well as the extent of the information I was provided in correspondence.

My will : (John Pietraszek)
I was impressed with the professional and competent service. Jill went out of her way to assist, and fully explained the protocols.

My Will : (Deb Lindsay)
Jillian always makes me feel happy and good about myself and the decisions I have made. Jillian is always professional in what she strives to achieve. I always recommend her to my friends.