About

The settlement agent you've been looking for.

Buying or selling your house is one of the most important transactions in life. You need a settlement agent you can trust. We’re leaders in delivering settlement services in WA.  

Our friendly and experienced team will take care of the settlement processes.  With your settlement in safe hands you can focus on other things… such as packing boxes and drinking a toast to your successful sale or purchase.

Flat Rate Settlements is a service of lawyers Birman & Ride. Our mission is to serve the community by making quality legal services accessible. We use innovative pricing models and service delivery to overcome traditional barriers to accessing legal services. 

As lawyers we can offer you so much more than a settlement agent. Perhaps it’s time to review your Will or consider our other fixed price services at the same time.

Michael Hodgkins

Director

Meet our team

We’re a law firm with more than 30 years’ experience in property law. As lawyers we can offer you so much more than a settlement agent. If there’s a problem with your settlement, it’s good to know that we, your settlement lawyers, can advise you of your rights and tackle the difficulty on the spot.

Legal Practitioner Director
Michael has been practising law in Western Australia since 1997 and is an experienced lawyer in property law, family law and succession law. Michael has a strong base of knowledge and experience from assisting hundreds of clients in these……
Senior Associate
Lucy is a talented lawyer, business administrator and manager. In her nine years with Birman & Ride she has developed her skills in various roles including lawyer, team leader, HR manager, business analyst, salesperson and marketing manager. In the……
Settlements team leader
Laura’s dedication to the craft of real estate settlements, combined with her innate administrative and analytical talents, has seen her rise quickly to the ranks of an experienced and highly respected property conveyancer in Western Australia. Laura’s many clients……
Legal Executive
Thomas joined Birman & Ride in 2017 and is an integral member of the Flat Rate Settlements and Resolution Family Law teams. Thomas is an experienced real estate conveyancer and he excels at solving problems and working under pressure…….
Accountant and analyst
Hayes is an enterprising and technically skilled accountant and financial analyst. He joined the Birman & Ride team in 2019. Hayes brings many years’ experience in these roles across the professional services, agriculture, engineering and telecommunications industries. Hayes describes……
Administration Manager
Chris joined the team in 2020 bringing with him an extensive background in business administration, customer service and systems administration. As well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, Chris provides support to the different business units and……