Our staff is dedicated to offering clients an unequalled quality of service.

Our Team

Mark Lake | Principal, Licenced & Certified Practising Conveyancer, Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives


Mark has been the principal of Balben Property Transfers since 2001. Mark has an extensive knowledge and experience in complex conveyancing transactions and property law issues. Mark has particular expertise in dealing with all types of residential Conveyancing, acting for developers, subdivisional work, off the plan sales and purchases, commercial conveyancing including business sales, purchases, leasing and GST, Owner Builder legislation and obligations. His professionalism, Qualifications and Diplomas in Business (Conveyancing Practice) Financial Services (Conveyancing) Work Place Leadership, allows him to give current informed expert advice and is the strength behind the Balben Team. Mark takes pride in ensuring only the best for both his clients and staff. He is proud to have an outstanding team of experienced staff members who strive to provide nothing but excellence, professionalism and understanding. He is always available and on hand to assist you with queries and advice throughout your Conveyancing process.


Meg Tiley | Licenced Practising Conveyancer


Meg completed her studies at RMIT and prides herself on keeping up to date with the ever changing industry that is Conveyancing.

Coming from a background of Commercial Cookery, Meg holds extremely efficient time management and organisational skills.

She works well under pressure and thrives in an environment where no two works days are exactly the same and enjoys challenging tasks.

One of Meg’s greatest assets is her ability to juggle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines without compromising the quality of work she delivers.

The comedian of the office, Meg is known to crack a joke  lightening the office atmosphere.

Meg thoroughly enjoys working closely with her clients and making their experience with Balben as pleasant and as stress free as possible with hers client being her number one priority.


Wendy Lake | Senior Conveyancing Administrator and Office Manager


Wendy has been a part of the Balben team since 2009. With 12 years’ experience in finance Wendy has found this to be an asset to the Conveyancing industry. Wendy has extensive experience  and knowledge in Conveyancing matters and is able to assist our clients with confidence and professionalism throughout the transaction.

Wendy prides herself on providing our clients with the utmost support and respect and always has a polite and happy vibe.


Tracey Butt | Senior Conveyancing Administrator Officer


Tracey brings to Balben a bright, bubbly and positive personality.  Her background in finance and customer service are certainly an asset to this industry.

Tracey is a competent and professional part of our team, who’s attention to detail and organisational skills ensures our clients settlements are completed efficiently.


Imogen "Immy" Butt | Office Maintenance/Girl Friday


Imogen is our go to and backbone of the company she rolls up her sleeves and does all those jobs that no one else wants to do- like killing spiders on the window sills.

No job is to hard or too dirty for her. Every company needs a Girl Friday or an Immy.


Chip | Office Dog


Chip the Italian Greyhound is the smallest member of the Balben team, he is known to be all bark and no bite.

Chip spends his days sleeping under desks, playing with toys and also enjoys sharing staff lunches.

Although he may seem timid to start it doesn’t take long before he warms up to new faces or retreats to his bed.

He brings a breath of fresh air into the office and is wonderful asset to the team.

We Understand

Buying and or selling property can be one of the biggest decisions made in life, and we understand the stress and uncertainty it can place on you.

Over our 26 years we have not only expanded but streamlined our services so we can take a lot of the stress and pressure out of Conveyancing by doing the running around and work that other Solicitors & Conveyancers will make you do!


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