About Us

Paul Gray LLB, Principal

Paul Gray is the Principal of Shades of Gray Lawyers.

Paul's diverse background in business, marketing and Law makes him quite unusual in the law fraternity, he understands the day to day problems of running a business, and specialises in criminal defence, family law matters, civil disputes, and of course wills and estates.

Paul is always happy to talk to new clients and has been very active in the Aborignal and Torres Strait Islander communities, as well as the wider Townsville Community. Paul's clients are very impressed with his ability to make the law more understandable, and he always tries to give 110%.



Joel A. Thomas LLB, B.Ec, Senior Associate

Joel A. Thomas is an Associate at Shades of Gray Lawyers, where he practices in all areas, particularly Family Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Litigation, and Wills & Estates.

Joel is a Townsville local, having attended Ignatius Park College and James Cook University. Joel holds degrees in Economics and Law and is in the process of completing his MBA in Professional Accounting. He has also practised for many years in Cairns and has achieved great results for his clients.

Regardless of the jurisdiction and the complexity, Joel is a passionate advocate for his clients and prides himself on delivering great outcomes whether acting for individuals, partnerships, or corporate entities.



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