The Nyst name has been synonymous with excellence in the Queensland legal services market for more than four decades. Founding director, Chris Nyst, is one of Queensland’s most experienced lawyers and a former senior partner in the international Minter Ellison Legal Group.

Chris and the team at Nyst Legal understand the commercial and broader needs of business at all levels, ensuring we deliver the expertise and operational excellence expected of tier-one representation. At the same time we are scaled to deliver personalised service to our clients, through dynamic and innovative legal solutions.

Given our Gold Coast heritage and its deep local diversity and culture, our practice is supported by lawyers who can speak Portuguese, Spanish, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi and Punjabi.

WHAT WE DO

Criminal, Traffic & Corporate Regulatory

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Commercial, Corporate & Property

Family Law

Wills & Estates

VIEW OUR LATEST VIDEOS

What happens if I’m refused bail? Chris Nyst explains the law in Queensland.

Do I need a new Will after separation or divorce? Hear from Gisele Reid.

Named as executor of a deceased estate? Brendan Nyst explains your obligations.

What is the drug diversion program? Hear from Natasha Dawson on what to expect.

If someone attacks me, am I entitled to defend myself? Hear from Chris Nyst on your rights.

Hear from Gisele Reid, our Portuguese and Spanish speaking lawyer on the Gold Coast.

READ OUR LATEST BLOGS

  • Suicide - scope of responsibility

ON THE EDGE

June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

I was contemplating suicide this week. Not personally contemplating the actual deed mind you - in fact, it may be more accurate to say that suicide was contemplating me. You see, our apartment windows face [...]

  • Right to Privacy - John Citizen

CITIZEN JOHN AND THE GENIE

June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on CITIZEN JOHN AND THE GENIE

There’s a common misconception in some circles that only criminals, miscreants and ne’er-do-wells attract the attention of investigators like Federal and State police, corporate and other regulatory watchdogs, the tax man and the like. Most [...]

  • Malcolm Turnbull - Parole on Trial

PAROLE ON TRIAL

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on PAROLE ON TRIAL

The Prime Minister’s call for an overhaul of state parole laws in the wake of this week's terrorist attack in Melbourne has the sniff of political scapegoating. On Monday afternoon 29-year-old Somalian-born Islamic extremist Yacqib [...]

  • Fixated Persons Unit

FIXATED FOLK

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on FIXATED FOLK

This week I learned something kind of crazy that I never knew before.A gentleman came to my office complaining that five police officers had recently materialised at his front door, without warning or invitation, wanting [...]

  • Nyst Legal Brisbane Office

Nyst Legal Establishes a Brisbane Presence

May 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Nyst Legal Establishes a Brisbane Presence

Nyst Legal is recognised as one of Queensland’s leading criminal and regulatory law firms. Whilst we have been based on the Gold Coast for the past four decades we have always practised extensively in all [...]

  • ANZAC Day

THE BETTER PART OF US

April 24th, 2017|Comments Off on THE BETTER PART OF US

The 1959 German film Die Bruecke by director Bernhard Wiki is set in the final days of World War 2, as American tanks drive the Allied victory home on German soil. In a small German [...]

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