Central Coast Lawyers

OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE

We listen so that we may understand your unique set of circumstances to prepare and deliver to you tailored quality legal advice that is practical, effective and timely.

ABOUT US

Our team of Central Coast lawyers are leaders in the legal profession and in the Central Coast community.

We are committed to ensuring that the people of Central Coast have ready access to quality legal advice which is results-focused, cost effective and practical.

We understand that finding a lawyer you can trust and who has specialist knowledge can be difficult. We also understand that working out whether you have a claim can be challenging. For this reason, our Central Coast lawyers offer a free, no obligation, first consultation in relation to most matters.

We ensure that each Central Coast client benefits from our expertise and aim to achieve great results with the use of our experience, vision and commitment to innovation.

Commercial Law

Our Central Coast commercial law team can assist you in pursuing and solving the most complex, to the most straight forward, commercial, property and insolvency matter.

Our Central Coast commercial law team have the experience practicing in the Central Coast and beyond in commercial law to ensure you have peace of mind with your commercial dispute or commercial advice.

We can assist you in pursuing and solving the most complex, to the most straight forward, commercial, property and insolvency matters.

Our Central Coast commercial law team expeditiously prosecute and defend our client’s interests in a range of jurisdictions including the Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal of NSW, Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, District Court of NSW, Local Court of NSW and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Our firm’s broad litigation experience enables us to achieve the best possible results for clients.

Our Central Coast commercial law team have extensive knowledge in a wide variety of matters including, but not limited to, contractual and business disputes, directors and insolvency claims, property matters, construction claims, finance, insurance and superannuation matters.

Compensation Law

Our Central Coast compensation lawyers have settled countless compensation claims in a timely and efficient manner.

The trauma of suffering a life changing personal injury can be compounded by not having excellent legal advice. Our team of Central Coast compensation lawyers are there for you when you suffer an injury and will guide you through the process with a results-focused approach.

If you have been injured or become ill because of the actions or inactions of someone else, you may be eligible for compensation. Our Central Coast compensation lawyers can guide you through the often stressful process.

We believe that Compensation lawyers require the highest level of expertise and experience to ensure that you receive the best possible outcome.

We act in the following personal injury claims:

  • Comcare Claims
  • Disability Claims
  • Dust Diseases
  • Income Protection Disputes
  • Inquests & Inquiries
  • Medical Negligence
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Liability
  • Sexual, Physical and Institutional Abuse
  • Superannuation
  • Workplace Injuries & Accidents

McAuley Lawyers, on a case by case basis, may offer to act in the above matters on a conditional basis. Please contact us to discuss this offering further.

 

Wills and estates disputes

Our wills, probate and estate lawyers at Central Coast lawyers provide excellent legal services to the Central Coast community.

Our Central Coast team also have expertise in a range of deceased estate matters including challenging Wills and defending estates. We also assist clients with financial management and guardianship matters.

Our Central Coast lawyers recognise that it is important to have a Will, particularly when you have assets. Your Will should also be kept up to date, particularly if you marry, divorce or a loved one passes. Having an Enduring Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian can help ensure that you and your affairs are looked after.

Our experienced Central Coast lawyers quickly assess the real issues in every matter and provide practical advice.

Wills and Estate Planning

Too often people leave their estate planning until it is too late. Having your estate administration prepared is a useful formality that will provide certainty and save you on certain expenses in the long term.

Our wills, probate and estate lawyers at Central Coast lawyers offer a range of services from simple Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Enduring Guardianships to more complex estate probate applications.

We understand that succession planning is not just about making a Will. It is about ensuring that the right assets end up with the right people at the appropriate time. Estates can be complex and every estate is different.

There can be disputes which arise given the varied and competing interests of the family members.

Our wills, probate and estate lawyers at Central Coast lawyers assist with:

  • Administration of your estate
  • Defending or making claims upon an estate
  • Keeping safe custody of your Will
  • Preparing Powers of Attorney
  • Preparing Enduring Guardianship appointments
  • Setting up various trusts

 

Estate Planning

Estates are essential in ensuring peace of mind particularly given life circumstances changing whether that be family or financial.

Our wills, probate and estate lawyers at Central Coast lawyers are experienced at ensuring that despite unique family structures, we can achieve the desired outcome for our clients.

We are always conscious of minimising the risk for potential conflict and competing interests and attempt to ensure adequate safeguards are in place. A Wills and estate lawyer can ultimately provide you with certainty and peace of mind.

 

Probate

Probate is the legal process where a Will is “proved” to be a valid and true last testament of the deceased. It occurs before an executor can administer a person’s estate and distribute it to the beneficiaries. In order to apply for probate, you need an experienced probate lawyer or trustee company.

If there is no Will then the estate will have to be distributed in accordance with the applicable laws.

We are mindful to be as efficient as possible and cost effective in estate administration. We appreciate that our clients are grieving throughout the administration process and we strive to be sensitive to these issues.

OUR PEOPLE

We are committed to providing quality legal advice tailored to each individual client.

Steve McAuley

EMAIL STEVE

Bernard McAuley

EMAIL BERNARD

Mario Azzopardi

EMAIL MARIO

INSIGHTS

Articles & News

New Coercive Control Laws in NSW as of 1 July 2024

From 1 July 2024, coercive control will be a crime in NSW when a person uses abusive behaviours towards a current or former intimate partner with the intention to coerce or control them. The Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Act 2022makes it an...

read more

AS FEATURED IN

Contact Us

 

Do you have an enquiry?

Call us on (02) 9633 1826  to make an appointment.

For more information or to make an enquiry, please fill out the form.

Booking and Enquiry Form

10 + 6 =