Shawn Koy

Shawn Koy is the Principal of Meritus Legal. Shawn has strong technical abilities and skills and is at the same time, commercially attuned and practical. He also possesses very strong problem-solving, analytical and lateral thinking skills. Shawn is therefore able to provide clients with advice and solutions that meet their commercial objectives.

Shawn’s personal ethos is striving for excellence in whatever he does and to this end, he endeavours to deliver work that exceeds client’s expectations while providing quality service at the same time. With his strong communication skills and pleasant disposition, many clients enjoy working with him and give very good feedback about his high standard of work and service.

Shawn is fluent in Mandarin (spoken and written) and is able to understand some Chinese dialects. He enjoys using his language abilities to work with diverse groups of clients.

Fred Carles

Fred had a previous career in Business Development within the telecommunications sector, before commencing his legal career in 2010. Fred is an experienced lawyer in a broad range of legal matters. Fred has spent his legal career working in insurance law, personal injury litigation and general commercial law matters while diversifying his legal skills. Fred has represented and advised clients in matters across a variety of practice areas including leasing and property disputes, general commercial disputes, business transactions, wills and estates and employment disputes.

The most rewarding aspect of his work is by achieving his clients’ objectives with a pragmatic approach. Fred has successfully negotiated numerous out-of-court settlements to the benefit of his clients.

Fred has represented clients in the Magistrates Court and District Court including attendances at Conciliations and Arbitration hearings. Fred is also a part-time lecturer at the College of Law WA and North Metropolitan TAFE for the Diploma of Legal Studies. In his spare time, Fred enjoys spending time with his family and watching his children playing sports.