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We specialise in solving business legal problems and helping business owners establish legal foundations for executing enterprise growth. 

We have specialist Lawyers in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Building & Construction Law
  • Business & Company Law
  • Industrial Relations Law
  • Work Health & Safety
  • Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring
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Sam Roberts is 1 of only 3 Accredited Specialists in Commercial Litigation in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast regions.

Sam Roberts was born and raised in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2001. Shortly after commencing his career he began to practice predominantly in the areas of Commerical Law and Litigation and in 2005 began to take a particular interest in the security of payment laws in the building and construction industry.

His answers to the Specialist Accreditation assessment were of such a high standard that they are now used in the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme as an example for future candidates to gauge the standard expected of Solicitors who specialise in Commercial Litigation.

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Sam Roberts is 1 of only 3 Accredited Specialists in Commercial Litigation in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast regions.

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Amanda’s practice focuses on providing timely corporate and commercial advisory services as a virtual in house Counsel to growing SMEs.

Amanda is an outstanding Commercial Lawyer with a knack for resolving matters promptly.

Amanda Crosbie was born and raised in Newcastle. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2011. Before joining Roberts Legal in 2015, Amanda worked at a national law firm where she developed extensive knowledge and gained valuable experience in the area of litigation.

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Amanda’s practice focuses on providing timely corporate and commercial advisory services as a virtual in house Counsel to growing SMEs.

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Ned’s considerable experience in the construction industry before coming to the law makes him a formidable opponent for any building dispute.

Having come to the legal profession after twenty years working in the construction industry and managing the construction of commercial and infrastructure projects with individual contract values exceeding $200 million, Ned Mortensen offers expert advice on all building and construction law matters including contract and subcontract disputes, security of payment claims, defects and rectification claims and contract drafting and administration.

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Ned’s considerable experience in the construction industry before coming to the law makes him a formidable opponent for any building dispute.

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Jeremy’s expertise in Work Health & Safety Law makes him the go to lawyer for many large corporates for serious workplace incidents and compliance.

Jeremy has over 30 years of legal experience as a specialist workplace, employment and industrial relations lawyer and is considered one of Australia’s leading and most experienced WHS lawyers. In 2018 he was acknowledged by Doyles Legal Guide as a leading WGS lawyer nationally and was highly recommended by Best Lawyers International Legal guide in the areas of labour law.

Jeremy’s work is focused on work health and safety, serious incident management and prosecutions by safety regulators. He acts on behalf of corporations, government departments and government owned corporations and their officers and directors advising and managing serious workplace incidents, fatalities and prosecutions.

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Jeremy’s expertise in Work Health & Safety Law makes him the go to lawyer for many large corporates for serious workplace incidents and compliance.

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Felicity is an exceptional advocate with over 16 years’ experience in Litigation & Dispute Resolution with a focus on commercial, construction, professional negligence and intellectual property disputes.

Felicity is client driven and outcome focused.

Felicity Donald has called Newcastle and the Hunter Region home for over 15 years.

She is a commercially astute and practical Senior Lawyer who strives to achieve the best results for her clients. She is particularly focused on avoiding expensive litigation where possible by providing accurate, timely advice to clients to assist in managing commercial risks, and by engaging other parties at an early stage to explore amicable resolutions to disputes.

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Felicity is an exceptional advocate with over 16 years’ experience in Litigation & Dispute Resolution with a focus on commercial, construction, professional negligence and intellectual property disputes.

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Security of Payment Guide

Isn’t it time you really understood how Security of Payment Laws work?

Our Security of Payment Guide helps Developers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Suppliers and Consultants in the building industry gain a better understanding of how the security of payment regime works and when and why to seek our professional help. The guide is written in plain English and is easy to understand. These laws are unlike any other and can be the source of significant rights as well as severe adverse consequences for most businesses in the building industry. These laws should not be taken lightly nor should the potential benefits be overlooked by small or medium businesses.

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Safe Harbour Guide

Get Protection from personal claims for insolvent trading while you develop and implement a Restructuring Plan for your company.

On 19 September 2017 amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 commenced which create a “safe harbour” for Directors to protect them from personal liability for debts incurred by an insolvent company in certain circumstances.

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