Our Firm


Our Firm

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 offices in Coomera, Southport and Brisbane, we are able to appear in all Courts in Queensland, New South Wales, Northern Territory and Victoria.

Michael Gatenby   Our Director

For over a decade Michael Gatenby has specialised exclusively in criminal and traffic law and is well known for his formidable advocacy skills in the Magistrates, District and Supreme Court at Southport, Brisbane and Beenleigh. He has a wealth of experience as a criminal lawyer, from simple traffic offences to complex criminal cases such as white collar offences, prostitution and violent offences.

Our Team

Ashleigh Smith

Junior Solicitor