Electronic Tracking for alleged Queensland DVO offenders

Following the January 30 death of Teresa Bradshaw, there is a call for bail conditions to include the wearing of a tracking device by alleged domestic violence offenders.  Ms Bradford was killed by … [Read more...]

Gatenby Criminal Lawyers – Gold Coast Criminal Law Receptionist

Gold Coast Criminal Law Reception

Full time receptionist position filled. We are pleased to announce that the new receptionist position at our busy, Gold Coast Criminal Law Office, has now been filled. Thank you to all the … [Read more...]

Recording Private Conversations – Is it lawful?

private conversations

The Moreton Bay Council recently announced that they have rolled out 330 CCTV cameras that have the capacity to record private conversations. In 2013 the then Queensland Transport Minister sought to … [Read more...]

What to consider when contesting a Domestic Violence Application

Domestic Violence

Contesting a Domestic Violence Application under Queensland's Domestic Violence legislation can be a daunting.  You should carefully consider the Application before you decide how to respond to it. … [Read more...]



THE FIRM We are an established and sought after boutique criminal law firm. We have offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.  We pride ourselves on the confidential nature of our services and have a … [Read more...]

Christmas Criminal Lawyer Hours – Brisbane, Gold Coast and Coomera

Christmas Closure

Christmas Closure 2016 Our Gold Coast and Brisbane Offices will be closed from Christmas Eve and re-open on Monday, 9 January 2017.  You can contact our reception every day except, public holidays … [Read more...]

Freedom of Information Laws to be reviewed

Criminal law

Community Review of Freedom of Information Law The Queensland Government is seeking input from the community on a review of the Queensland's Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act … [Read more...]

President of the Court of Appeal Announces Resignation

Criminal law

This week the Court of Appeal President, Margaret McMurdo announced her intention to resign her position effective 26 March 2017.  Her Honour has been a judge in Queensland for more than 25 years, … [Read more...]

Traffic Lawyers Guide To Work License Applications

Traffic Law

Disqualification If you have been charged with a Drink Driving offence you must receive a disqualification. This is in addition to any other sentence that the Court may impose.  In some circumstances … [Read more...]

Reforms to Youth Justice Laws Brings Qld in Line With UN Convention

Teenager under arrest

Youth Justice Reforms Queensland's 17 year old offenders are the only youths in the Country being sentenced outside the youth justice system. By treating 17 year olds as adults in the criminal … [Read more...]