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A fourth-generation local is the new director of a Sunshine Coast law firm.

Rose Killip has taken over at Smith Criminal Law, which is based in Maroochydore and services Caloundra to Gympie.

Ms Killip has more than nine years’ experience working within the criminal justice system in Queensland.

Born and raised on the Coast, she has strong ties and connections to the area.

The previous owner of the firm, Anna Smith, has been a long-time mentor of Ms Killip.

“I’m excited to continue Anna’s legacy of providing excellent legal service to the Sunshine Coast, Gympie and Noosa area,” Ms Killip said.

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“When a person is facing legal proceedings, they are often at their most vulnerable. I am fully committed to using my knowledge to provide excellent legal service and expertise.

“I am passionate about the Sunshine Coast community, of which I am a long-term resident.”

Ms Killip says she is a natural strategist and negotiator whose diverse legal experience, knowledge of criminal law and advocacy skills have resulted in her being one of the most sought-after criminal lawyers on the Sunshine Coast.

She has appeared in all jurisdictions in Queensland as both a prosecutor and solicitor advocate in trials, summary hearings, committals, sentences, appeals and other applications.

She is joined at Smith Criminal Law by solicitor Jamiee Burns, legal clerk Wylyn Chan and law clerk James Blanche.

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