Admitted in 1947 was Conrad Ormond Burne, the son of J O Burne, a non-lawyer brother of Gerald Ray and William Lawrence. Gerald Ray had two sons, Ralph William and Keith Ray, who were admitted as attorneys in 1931 and 1939 respectively.
William Lawence’s son, Brian Douglas, who became a judge in 1964, was admitted in 1934. Ralph William’s son, Warren, became an attorney in 1980 while Gerald, the son of Keith Ray and Garth’s father, was admitted in 1966.
Today the family firm, which 137 years later still uses the name Burne and Burne, is run by Gerald Burne in partnership with his son Garth, who specialises in Conveyancing. They are assisted by Natalie Burne (Office Manager) who is the wife of Garth.