Our people

Our people and trusted business associates draw on extensive life and business experience to provide value enhancing strategic commercial, legal and personal counsel to our clients.

GREG LITSTER – Principal

Greg has practised in small and large law firms for more than 40 years, focusing principally on Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, with special emphasis on corporate and personal insolvency, as well as business acquisitions and sales, structuring, protection and development, locally and internationally. 

He also acts and consults in professional disciplinary matters and acts as a Mediator and Mediation Advocate.

Greg Litster


Sally commenced practice in NSW before working in the United Kingdom for an international law firm and several government agencies, including the Saville Inquiry. In Australia she has worked in both boutique and national firms focusing on Civil Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Succession Law in both State and Federal jurisdictions.

Her extensive and varied legal experience enables her to provide pragmatic legal solutions tailored to her clients’ individual needs.

Sally Burdon
IAN SKINNER – Consultant

Ian has practised in small and medium sized law firms for more than 40 years providing strategic counsel, investment and fundraising advice to internationally focused private and listed companies, SMEs and HNW individuals.

He is a Private Equity Investor and Company Director and focuses on sourcing and evaluating business acquisitions and sales; managing due diligence, transaction structuring and key party negotiations including identifying and executing exit strategies.

Ian Skinner

SHONA BEAMES – Solicitor

Shona joined Synkronos Legal in 2019 as a student law clerk and graduated from QUT with an LLB (Hons) and B Bus (Mgt) in 2022. She was admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner on 15 December 2022.  Her name is also entered on the High Court Register of Practitioners.

Shona practices principally in the areas of commercial litigation, estates and insolvency.

She also assists Greg Litster to provide corporate and business advisory services.

Shona Beames

OLIVIA DUNN – Solicitor

Olivia joined Synkronos Legal in 2023 as a graduate law clerk after graduating from Bond University with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Communications in June 2023. She was admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner in April 2024, and her name is entered on the High Court Register of Practitioners.

Olivia practices primarily in Civil Litigation, Dispute Resolution, and Corporate and Commercial advisory matters, assisting Greg Litster and Sally Burdon.  

Shona Beames
ROBYN FORNO – Paralegal

Robyn is our conveyancing manager and oversees the day-to-day business operations of the law practice. She also has wide experience in litigation, insolvency, corporate and commercial law.

Robyn Forno