Meet Our Team

Andrew Tehan

Barrister & Solicitor

Andrew has practiced as a Criminal Lawyer in Western Australia and Victoria. He is a passionate defence lawyer who uses his advocacy skills and vast knowledge of the law to achieve the best results for his clients.

Andrew has assisted individual and corporate clients through various tribunal and criminal proceedings; having appeared in the Magistrate, District, County and Supreme Courts. He has a proven record preparing and advocating in jury trials, contested bail applications, contested hearings, summary and indictable pleas.

Andrew’s current practice has a heavy criminal law focus, specialising in assaults, property offences, sexual offences, and dishonesty offences.

Fiona Hugo

Senior Associate
Barrister & Solicitor

Fiona Hugo is a Senior Associate at Tehan Legal. She has appeared as counsel in numerous Magistrates Court and District Court trials, from minor traffic matters to serious violence and sexual offence matters. She is an experienced and tenacious criminal law advocate.

Clients find Fiona caring, diligent and fastidious when approaching their legal matters. Her legal research and case law knowledge are second to none. She helps clients understand the complexities of the legal system and always fights hard for them in court.

Fiona was ranked in Doyle’s Guide West Australian Criminal Law Rising Star Rankings in 2022. She credits her client focussed and pragmatic approach to her time working in the regions, specifically, South Hedland, Carnarvon, Karratha and Geraldton. In her spare time Fiona sings in a barbershop quartet.

Lucy Clark

Barrister & Solicitor

Lucy Clark is an Associate at Tehan Legal. Prior to joining Tehan Legal, Lucy was a Senior Federal Prosecutor at the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP).

At the CDPP, Lucy worked predominantly on large scale drug importation prosecutions and regularly appeared as counsel in every tier of the Western Australian courts on federal and state crime matters. Lucy now uses the skills she gained as a prosecutor to represent people charged with serious criminal offences.

Lucy holds the role of Convenor for the Piddington Society Bali Conference, an organisation that promotes access to justice. In her spare time, Lucy plays AFLW for the Cottesloe Roosters Football Club.

Evelyn Owen

Legal Assistant

Evelyn Owen is a legal assistant at Tehan Legal.

Evelyn is completing her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Criminology.

Evelyn is an active participant in law mooting competitions, providing her a wide range of skills that she implements in her role at Tehan Legal.

Matt Rapkoch

Legal Assistant

Matt has a Bachelor of Accounting and Economics from the University of Western Australia, where he is currently undertaking his Juris Doctor studies.

He has a deep appreciation for the presumption of innocence and a keen interest in the field of criminal law.