LegalStream’s highly skilled team is experienced in all aspects of loan and property settlements, discharge of mortgages, statutory notices and mortgagee property sales, as well as services for law firms including stamping, lodgement and registration.
We work in dedicated client and service teams, with a clear focus on efficient and accurate processing, open communication and outstanding customer service.
Our 60 multi-jurisdictional team members, based in Sydney, have an average of 11 years’ industry experience, typically developed in a banking or legal environment.
LegalStream's management is led by Managing Director, Joe O’Neill who takes direct responsibility for the performance of the entire LegalStream team.
Managing Director, MAppFin, BBus
Joe is an experienced financial services professional, he has a deep understanding and solid experience in the banking sector, with more than 18 years’ with leading local and global banking and financial institutions.
Joe’s committed to service delivery, innovation and responsiveness are attributes which are complementary to LegalStream’s operations, as well as his extensive knowledge and understanding of the competitive markets and regulatory environment in which our lender clients operate.
Prior to joining LegalStream, Joe’s career included senior positions with Citigroup and Credit Suisse First Boston and, most recently, as Head of Equities Investor and Corporate Sales for ANZ Global Markets. He holds a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Inhouse Legal Counsel, LLB, BCom
Peter is a Director and Inhouse Legal Counsel of LegalStream Pty Ltd.
Previously in private legal practice, Peter then moved into the banking industry in management roles in credit assessment and retail and business lending with the National Australia Bank.
With three decades experience as a banking industry “insider”, Peter understands how to safeguard lenders’ interests. Peter supervises our team of paralegals dedicated to handling finance transactions and provides pragmatic legal back-up for operational needs, credit code and other regulatory compliance. He has the experience and background to make astute judgement calls, on the spot, at moments that matter.
Chief Operating Officer
Peter’s role as Chief Operating Officer is “hands on” in daily LegalStream operations, liaising with staff and clients to ensure consistently high levels of customer service and delivery.
Peter has invaluable experience in developing IT systems and back office mortgage processing, through his work with LegalStream since 2000 and, before that, with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and RAMS Home Loan Corporation.
Rosanne Burkhart is the former owner and founder of LegalStream.
Since the late early 1980s, Rosanne has developed LegalStream from a small law stationer to a leading Legal Agent and Legal Corporation, providing mortgage settlement processing services to financial institutions, while retaining our original solicitor client base.
IT and Operations Manager
Dex is responsible for overseeing all aspects of information technology in LegalStream’s system centric organisation. He brings a wealth of experience in system design, implementation and service oriented client management.
His expertise in system technology and process improvement adds considerable operational value, while his data analysis reporting provides our clients with unique insights and recommendations commercially sound and fit for purpose. Prior to LegalStream Dex worked with IBM and several other industry leaders.