About Our Firm

Gatenby Criminal Lawyers 1/100 Scarborough Street

Gatenby Criminal Lawyers is a boutique criminal law firm, first established on the Gold Coast in 2011.

Our Principal, Michael Gatenby has decades of practical criminal law experience, appearing daily in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Courts.

Through exceptional results and continual referrals Gatenby Criminal Lawyers has expanded and has a dedicated group of Criminal Defence advocates. With our head office in Southport and Coomera we are able to appear in all Courts in Queensland, New South Wales, Northern Territory and Victoria.

We provide personalised, honest advice and straight forward representation at all stages of a criminal prosecution. We believe in a thorough defence for all matters before the courts, regardless of the nature of the charge.

Our team of solicitors will attend police interviews, appear in Court, negotiate on your behalf with the Police and Prosecutors and provided detailed and easy to understand advice on cases relating to domestic violence, traffic offences, government prosecutions and all other criminal law matters.

With our wealth of experience our solicitors understand that facing a criminal charge can be stressful, we believe that everyone is entitled to not only a fair, but affordable criminal law defence. Our team will discuss fees in our initial phone call and our solicitors will provide you with ongoing quotes or provide a fixed fee quote at the initial consultation. We believe that being honest and fair creates a trusting relationship between our solicitors and client’s.

Gatenby Criminal Lawyers also provides criminal law advocacy to clients throughout Queensland and New South Wales.

We also appear in the Queensland Crime Commission and Crime and Misconduct Commission, as well as various Tribunals and inquiries.

While we pride ourselves on our advocacy skills, we also brief experienced criminal Barristers and liaise with psychologists, psychiatrists and other experts on a regular basis to ensure that our client’s achieve the best outcome.

We routinely appear in relation to all types of criminal matters, from simple offences to more serious allegations.