About Us

Paul McKenzie, CEO / Principal

ABOUT ABS CONVEYANCING & VALUATIONS (ABS GROUP)

Advance Business Solutions (ABS) began in humble beginning in 2007, as a property valuation practice, based at Castle Hill, in Sydney’s Hills north west area. It then grew into tax depreciation valuation work, moving to Chatswood, then to North Sydney. Property and tax depreciation services for clients, grew over the years to most of Australia’s eastern seaboard, from Port Douglas/ North Queensland to the north, to Tasmania to the south.

In recent years, ABS Group has expanded into conveyancing services for client, in Sydney/New South Wales and Melbourne/Victoria. Moving to York Street Sydney in 2016 and our second office, Collins Street Melbourne, in 2018. We have experience and expertise in residential, commercial and rural/non-urban properties.

Future plans, to set up in Brisbane/Queensland and Chandigarh/Punjab in India.

ABS Group prides itself having the corporate values of Client Service, Client Empathy, Risk Management and People with Property that Matters.

 

Business & Professional Memberships/Affiliations:

  • Australian Institute of Conveyancers (AIC)
  • Australian Property Institute (API)
  • Sydney CBD Chamber of Commerce
  • Australia British Chamber of Commerce
  • Australia India Business Council
  • Sydney Rotary Club

Charity & Community Work Affiliations:

  • White Ribbon
  • Glenn McGrath Foundation
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Cancer Council
  • Pink Ribbon/Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Guru Nanak’s Kitchenette Feeding the Homeless
  • Indian/Subcontinent Communities in Australia

Paul McKenzie CEO

Paul McKenzie is Sydney born & bred. He is sixth generation. Paul is one of the last surviving direct descendants of Edmund Blacket, Colonial Architect of Sydney/New South Wales 1842-1883 (Sydney University, St Andrews Cathedral Sydney, George Street Sydney commercial building and many other buildings), through Edmund’s son Arthur, grandson Ulrick and great grand daughter Bessie.

Paul been involved in guest speaking, at property and conveyancing seminars. A successful published property writer, with published articles in the Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph, The Indian Telegraph, The Public Telegraph, Australia British Chamber of Commerce, Australia India Business Council etc. A White Ribbon Ambassador, a past finalist in the Excellence in Business Awards, Australian Small Business Champion Awards and he received the 2014 Indian Australian Business & Community Award, as an Youth Ambassador.

He is a property valuer for over 20 years experience in property and over eight experience in conveyancing/property law. A commerce graduate from the University of Western Sydney Hawkesbury and a law graduate from Macquarie University. He has also worked in compliance audit work, legal mediation/arbitration work and is a qualified auctioneer for charities. His services has been used by the Law Society of New South Wales, as an Arbitrator, to solve property and valuation disputes.

Paul is also a regular and medallist recipient of Sydney’s City to Surf Marathon. A White Ribbon Ambassador, who enjoy with community/charity work with the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Glenn McGrath Foundation.