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Newcastle Law Office

The team at the Coutts Lawyers & Conveyancers Newcastle office have the expertise and experience to stand behind you and give you legal advice in a language you understand…without the legal jargon.

Why Choose Our Experienced Newcastle Lawyers?

At Coutts, we provide exceptional legal services at reasonable rates. Our experienced Newcastle Lawyers are devoted to delivering the highest-quality representation and customer service. We recognise that each situation is different, so we take the time to understand our clients and their specific needs and objectives. Whether you are facing a family law matter, criminal charge, or personal injury claim, we will provide the legal counsel and support you require throughout the entire process.

We offer the flexibility to meet with us in person or virtually so that communication and understanding remain clear. Additionally, we offer a ‘No Win No Fee’ policy for Injury compensation matters, ensuring our clients are only charged if their case is successful.

If you are based in Newcastle, Sydney, or anywhere else in Australia, contact us to arrange a consultation. You may reach us by phone, email, or online chat. You can be certain that your case will be handled by the top Newcastle Lawyers who are passionate about their clients.

The Services Our Newcastle Lawyers Can Assist You with

Property Law & Conveyancing

Coutts is an established and highly respected firm of lawyers who are experts in property law & conveyancing. Our experts are well-versed in the relevant legislation and can provide valuable advice and assistance to clients. Not only can we help you understand the legal implications of purchasing, selling and leasing property, but we can also provide guidance on topics such as planning permission. In addition, we can draft the necessary legal documents and contracts to ensure that all parties involved in the property transaction are adequately safeguarded.

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Employment Law

Employment Law

Coutts’ team of Newcastle-based employment lawyers are equipped with a wide range of knowledge and experience to assist employers and employees with any legal issue related to employment. From preparing contracts and advising on disciplinary and grievance procedures to representing clients in disputes and at tribunals, our lawyers are experts in both contentious and non-contentious matters regarding dismissals, redundancy, discrimination, TUPE, and more. We strive to provide a tailored solution that meets each client’s needs.

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Family Law

Coutts is a highly-trained family law firm that can offer the most suitable counsel and advocacy when it comes to family law matters. We provide a comprehensive approach to family law, helping with issues such as divorce, property settlement, parenting, child support, spousal support and superannuation splitting. Our Newcastle family lawyers, which includes an accredited specialist, are committed to guiding clients through their family law journey. We understand the intricacies of family law and can give tailored advice and direction to guarantee a beneficial result for our customers.

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Commercial Law

Commercial Law & Litigation

Coutts has a long history of representing clients in the commercial law sector. Our experienced team of commercial lawyers has the knowledge and expertise to provide comprehensive advice and assistance to our clients in a wide range of commercial law matters. We are well-versed in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, resolving contractual disputes, advising on corporate governance and compliance issues, and representing clients in litigation proceedings. Our Newcastle lawyers have experience in a wide range of industries, including finance, banking, healthcare, technology, and manufacturing.

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Injury Compensation Law

Coutts is dedicated to offering their clients the best legal service for injury compensation. Our team consists of experienced, well-versed lawyers with a record of success. We have a track record of getting the highest compensation for our customers and personalise our service to match the individual’s needs. Additionally, we offer counsel on medical negligence and industrial diseases. Enquire about our NO WIN NO FEE policy today!

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Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Coutts is an excellent choice for criminal law because of our extensive experience in the field. We have been providing legal services for more than 25 years, and our team of knowledgeable lawyers have handled a wide range of criminal law cases. Coutts lawyers deeply understand the criminal justice system and are respected for their expertise in criminal law. We are also dedicated to providing our clients with effective and personalised legal services.

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Wills & Estates

Coutts offers experienced and knowledgeable Newcastle lawyers who are experts in Estate planning, assisting individuals and families to ensure their financial future and make informed decisions about their estate planning. Our lawyers are able to draft wills and trust documents, settle estate disputes, offer advice on tax and corporate law, and provide assistance with the administration of an estate, probate proceedings, asset protection, and estate taxes. 

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Newcastle Lawyers FAQs

There are many situations in which it may be advisable to consult with a Newcastle lawyer. Some common reasons to seek legal advice include:

  • You have been charged with a crime and need representation in court
  • You are involved in a civil dispute, such as a contract disagreement or a personal injury claim, and need legal assistance to resolve the matter
  • You are starting a business and need guidance on legal matters such as contracts, regulations, and compliance
  • You are going through a divorce or other family law matter and need legal advice and representation
  • You are planning your estate and need help with issues such as wills, trusts, and inheritance
  • You are facing a legal challenge, such as a regulatory investigation or a lawsuit, and need representation to protect your interests

In general, it is always a good idea to consult with a lawyer if you have any legal concerns or questions. A Newcastle lawyer can provide valuable advice and representation to help you navigate the legal system and protect your rights.

When choosing a Newcastle lawyer, it is important to consider several factors to ensure that you find a lawyer who is well-suited to your needs. Some key things to consider when choosing a lawyer include:

  • The lawyer’s area of expertise. Make sure the lawyer you choose has experience and expertise in the area of law that is relevant to your case.
  • The lawyer’s track record. Research the lawyer’s past cases and look for indications of their success rate and ability to achieve favourable outcomes for their clients.
  • The lawyer’s fees. Understand how the lawyer charges for their services and make sure you are comfortable with their fee structure.
  • The lawyer’s availability. Make sure the lawyer you choose has the time and availability to handle your case in a timely manner.
  • The lawyer’s reputation. Look for indications of the lawyer’s reputation within the legal community, such as their professional memberships, awards, and ratings.
  • The lawyer’s communication style. It is important to work with a lawyer who is a good communicator and can explain legal concepts in a way that you can understand.

Taking the time to research and compare different lawyers can help you find one who is well-suited to your needs and has the experience and expertise to help you achieve your legal goals.

Yes, it is possible to meet with our Newcastle lawyers digitally, either through video conferencing software or by phone. Coutts offers virtual consultations and meetings as a way to continue providing legal services while complying with social distancing guidelines.

Digital meetings with a lawyer can be a convenient and effective way to discuss your legal matters and receive advice and representation. 

If you are considering meeting with a lawyer digitally, you should discuss the options with the lawyer and determine the best way to communicate and exchange information. 

Overall, digital meetings with a lawyer can be a useful option for many legal situations and can provide a convenient and effective way to receive legal advice and representation. Naturally, clients are welcome to hold meetings at our Newcastle office if preferred.

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