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

  • charged with murder - Village of the Damned

DOLI INCAPAX

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Youngest offender ever charged with murder In the early hours of the morning following Australia Day last year, 26 year old Patrick Slater was found dead in a Perth railway station, a 25cm chest wound [...]

THE BIRDS IS COMING

July 14th, 2017|Comments Off on THE BIRDS IS COMING

I read a news story just the other day about a self-declared “grammar vigilante” who reportedly prowls the streets of Bristol, in south-west England, correcting errant punctuation on business signs. Apparently for the past decade [...]

FEUD

July 7th, 2017|Comments Off on FEUD

Some court cases concern life and liberty, some are about money and manipulation, and others grubby politics and power. But in defamation cases everything’s at stake. Our reputation and good name is our most valued [...]

A FOREIGN LAND

June 30th, 2017|Comments Off on A FOREIGN LAND

The sentencing this week in China of three Australian employees of James Packer’s Crown Resorts brings into sharp focus the scary reality of globalisation.  Melbourne-based executive Jason O’Connor and China based staff members Jerry Xuan [...]

  • Suicide - scope of responsibility

ON THE EDGE

June 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on ON THE EDGE

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 [...]

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