Commercial lawyers – Newcastle

Your success is our success

Partner with a sharp-thinking leading law firm

Seeking astute legal advice and professional legal services? Our specialist Newcastle lawyers have over 25 years of experience and are innovators in business and law. Whatever your project or matter, we work as your partners, swiftly meeting you with tailored advice, sharp problem-solving and goal-aligned solutions. Our approach is caring but no-nonsense; the end game is shared success.

Our lawyers are well-integrated into the local Newcastle business and legal scene. Our Director, Lou Stojanovski, sits on the Master Builders Association Hunter Committee, is an adjudicator in NSW and Victoria and is also the NSW Supreme Court Independent Solicitor.

Our expertise

Over 25 years in the industry

Business law, finance & estates

Business transactions | Corporate law | Financial matters | Trust establishment | Wills and succession planning | Estates |Intellectual property | Agreements | Employment law | Strata

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Property & leasing

Purchase and sale of real property | Lot subdivisions or consolidations | Commercial and retail leasing | Air space and land | Easements | Strata schemes | Transfer of property | Ownership structure advice | Trust and SMSF purchase | Land tax and stamp duty

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Intellectual property (IP) | Regulatory compliance | Due diligence | Funding and investment | Licensing agreements | Non-disclosure agreements | Consultancy agreements | Shareholder agreements | Website T&Cs | Privacy policies

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Tender preparation | Project management training | Construction contract preparation | Major project dispute resolution | Debt recovery | Governance and compliance with Local Government Act

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Our people

Fast-acting legal specialists

Lou Stojanovski, Director / Lawyer, Adjudicator WA, NSW and VIC

Lou Stojanovski

Director | Lawyer
Sydney / Newcastle

Our leader and legal authority

Bryce Richards, Executive Lawyer, Adjudicator WA and NSW

Bryce Richards

Executive Lawyer

Our calm, focused resolutionist

Morgan Quaife

Senior Associate

Our results-driven litigation ace

John Truman


Our versatile construction insider

Breanna Hoff

Practice Manager

Our multi-skilled office mastermind

Dana Stojanovski

Financial Manager

Our people-first financial controller

Community focus

We support local causes.

We partner with clients in

Newcastle West/East | The Hill | Cooks Hill | Merewether | Bar Beach | Hamilton | Wickham | Mayfield | Waratah | Maitland | Cessnock | Lake Macquarie | Port Stephens | Muswellbrook | Singleton | Kurri Kurri | Raymond Terrace | Thornton | Beresfield | Australia-wide

Work with us

Got what it takes to be part of our Newcastle team? If you’re a legal talent who genuinely cares about your clients, we offer an open, supportive, balanced and inclusive work culture.


The legal areas of expertise of our Newcastle lawyers and Newcastle solicitors include Construction and disputes, Business law, finance and estates, Property and leasing, Technology and Government.

If you have a project or matter you’d like to discuss, give us a call on +61 2 4915 9950 (Newcastle). Alternatively, complete the form on our contact page.

We’re transparent about our billing practices. We’ll discuss our fee structure and payment options during our initial chat. Our goal is to ensure you have a clear understanding of the costs involved.

Our Keystone Newcastle office is located at 86 Derby Street, Newcastle, New South Wales, 2300. Free time-limited on-road parking is available out the front and in other adjoining streets.

Yes, we also have an office in Sydney CBD.


86 Darby Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

PO Box 264
Newcastle NSW 2300

T +61 2 4915 9950
F +61 2 4915 9951