Julie McStay

Partner, Thomson Geer


Julie is a Partner in the Aged Care and Retirement Living team at Thomson Geer. She leads the firm’s Brisbane Health and Aged Care team. The team is a unique combination of seven lawyers and two clinical consultants. Julie’s team forms part of the larger national Health and Aged Care team working across Australia.

Julie specialises in providing regulatory and commercial advice to residential aged care providers, homecare providers and retirement living operators. Julie is acknowledged as aleading provider of legal services to these industries. She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercia lagreements across the health and aged care industries as well as advising clients in these industries on major incidents, coroner’s matters and disputes. 

She advises a large range of aged care providers and retirement living operators including publicly listed groups, private groups and not-for-profits. She is a trusted advisor to some of the largest aged care providers in the country and was retained to act for many providers in the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.