Below is a list of the top and leading Barristers in Gold Coast. To help you find the best Barristers located near you in Gold Coast, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Gold Coast’s Best Barristers:
The top rated Barristers in Gold Coast are:
- French Quarter Chambers
- Inns of Court Gold Coast
- David Cole Barrister-at-Law
French Quarter Chambers
French Quarter Chambers is one of the leading group of Gold Coast-based Barristers, Mediators and Arbitrators, centrally located at a sophisticated and vibrant chambers at The Boulevard, Emerald Lakes, Carrara.
Members of French Quarter Chambers advise on and appear in both trial and appellate cases in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals.
With extensive Areas of Practice and a dedicated collective of members, French Quarter Chambers are dedicated to delivering the highest quality legal services to clients in Northern NSW and South-East Queensland.
Barristers, Arbitrators, Mediators
“I have no hesitation in dealing with or recommending any of the barristers at French Quarter Chambers. My clients and I have always been exceptionally happy each time we have worked with one of them. It doesn’t hurt that it is the loveliest place on the Gold Coast to visit and Noelene does a fantastic job of making everyone feel welcome.” – Kate Graham
Inns of Court Gold Coast
Inns of Court Gold Coast is the largest chamber group on the Gold Coast. Its members are experienced in all areas of law.
In year 1998, Barristers Ron Frigo, Bernard Reilly, Charlie Bagley, and Michael Campbell started practice as Inns of Court Gold Coast and moved to its present location in year 2002, which is situated at the heart of the Southport legal precinct.
Over time their membership has grown and they have become the longest established and leading set of barrister’s chambers within the City of the Gold Coast. With highly regarded barristers at all levels of seniority, they have a wealth of expertise and skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality legal advice and representation.
Their members provide specialist legal advice in advocacy services of the highest calibre and a diverse range of practice areas in all Queensland courts and tribunals.
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“Highly recommended. They deserve a thousand stars!” – Annie P.
David Cole Barrister-at-Law
David Cole Barrister-at-Law – David Colehas devoted 2 decades in the pursuit of justice throughout Australia focused on Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Criminal Law and Traffic matters. David is a graduate of the University of Queensland (Bachelor of Laws), University of Melbourne (Graduate Diploma of Military Law) and the Australian National University (Master of Laws). Following his extreme interest in international law and issues, David studied European Union Law, International Trade Law with Russian and East European Law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, London.
David joined the Department of Justice & Attorney-General (Crown Law) prosecuting cases throughout Queensland where he gained a unique insight into both sides of the courtroom, making him an ideal choice for clients needing quality criminal defence representation. This experience later proved to be an additional benefit to law students at Bond University and Southern Cross University during his time teaching at these institutions.
After leaving Crown Law, David returned to work for Defence as a Senior Legal Officer in Administrative Law and continues his long association with the RAAF. He also maintains a keen interest in Military Law and Veteran Affairs. David assists My Community Legal clients at the GCCC Robina Community Centre by extensive experience in many aspects of law.
In addition to litigation, David is an excellent mediator and recognises a large part of being a great defence lawyer is being able to resolve client’s problems by reaching a satisfactory agreement with the other party. He is experienced in assisting enforcement or modifications of existing court orders, parenting and custody arrangements, grandparents’ rights, and the obtaining of protective orders for those who have been the victims of domestic violence.
David is well respected by his peers for his thorough understanding of the law and ability to provide concise, clear legal advice in his practice areas. David is highly professional, organised, approachable and engaged. He projects a calm and professional demeanour, which together with his formidable knowledge of the law, reassures clients he will advise them to the best of his ability. He is available to appear in all state and federal courts in Australia, whether Magistrates, Local, District or Supreme and is happy to represent clients Australia wide.
Barrister, Practice Area (Administrative Law, Alcohol Offences, All Courts hearings, trials and sentences, Appeals, Assault based offences, Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, Assault occasioning bodily harm, Assault or Obstruct Police, Bail applications or Breach of Bail, Break and enter, Burglary, Civil litigation, Commercial litigation, Committal hearings, Common assault, Coronial inquest, Domestic Violence, Drug cultivation, production or importation, Drug driving, Drug offences including possession, supply and trafficking, DUI offences, Family Law, Fraud, Graffiti offences, Grievous bodily harm, Guilty pleas, Justice Mediation, Manslaughter and murder, Mental Health Tribunal matters, Peace and good behaviour orders, Police interviews, including those by the Australian Federal Police, Probation breaches, Public nuisance, Robbery, Search warrants, Sexual offences/rape, Stealing/Theft, Traffic Offences, Trespass, Unlawful wounding, Weapons offences, Wilful damage, Work licence/Special hardship licence applications)
“David is an amazing individual. Highly recommended, very professional and yet very friendly.” – Suzy F.
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