Nyst Legal are Gold Coast Lawyers that manage problems and deliver solutions. In our part of the world, no one is better equipped to decipher, manage and facilitate the most challenging transactions and circumstances. Our clientèle relies on our expertise, energy and influence, and we do not disappoint.

The Nyst name has been synonymous with excellence in the Queensland legal services market for more than three decades. Our founding director Chris Nyst is one of Queensland’s most experienced lawyers, a former senior partner in the international Minter Ellison Legal Group. As such we understand the commercial and broader needs of business at all levels, ensuring Nyst Legal delivers the expertise and operational excellence expected of tier-one representation. At the same time we are scaled to deliver cost-effective, personalised service to our clients, through dynamic, innovative and effective legal initiatives.

The firm is made up of 4 specialist Divisions, namely:

Crime and Corporate
Regulatory Division

Whether your matter involves State or Federal Police, the ASIC, ACCC, CMC, ATO, or any other regulatory or investigative agency, we have experience across jurisdictions and a track record that ensures you receive first-class representation.

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Family Law
Division

Family breakdown is traumatic and costly, both financially and personally. We look for swift, cost-effective and fair solutions for our clients, to enable them to get what they are entitled to as quickly and painlessly as possible, in the process preserving assets and relationships wherever practicable, so they can put the trauma behind them and move on with their lives.

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Commercial and
Property Division

Our Commercial and Property Division’s experience across many of Queensland’s largest real estate, mining and infrastructure developments, together with our well-established relationships with recognised experts in planning, design, finance and construction, perfectly positions us to take your property project from…

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Dispute Resolution and
Litigation Division

Commercial, property, construction and family disputes are often stressful and destructive, and always distract people from their core business. With commitment to robust service and open communication we deliver swift, cost-effective, and commercially-sensible resolutions in litigation matters.

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