Our team

Tom Cannon Partner
Tom Cannon has been fighting for the rights of people in remote Australia, particularly in NW Western Australia, for more than 20 years. He understands the issues people in remote communities face, having lived in them too. That’s why he does what he can to make the process of being compensated as simple as possible for his clients.

John Orlando Lawyer
John advises individuals and SME business owners on the spectrum of property, leasing, conveyancing, commercial, estate planning, powers of attorney and dispute matters. He has been practising law for more than 20 years. John also speaks Italian.

Paula Howden Paralegal
Paula has been working closely with Tom Cannon for more than 17 years. She also is a paralegal with the firm, regularly working on motor vehicle and personal injury matters and coordinating the remote practice.

Tiana Bernard Paralegal
Tiana has been with Cannon Coburn for 25 years. She is a paralegal who works closely with John Orlando on all matters covered by the Melbourne practice. She first gained her experience working with the founder of the firm, Pat Cannon.

Sharon Carter Paralegal
Sharon has been working with the firm for more than 30 years on the range of commercial, property, disputes and estate planning matters. She now focuses on assisting Tom Cannon with criminal injury compensation claims.