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
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 Murakami 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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on A SMALL, SMALL WORLD
On June 28, 1963, the then-President of the United States of America, the late great John Fitzgerald Kennedy, addressed a joint session of the Oireachtas Eireann, the national parliament of Ireland, in Dublin. He spoke [...]
Legalising medicinal cannabis in Australia, the debate rages on. “Cannabis sativa is the greatest wonder-drug ever known to man.” The grizzled, weather-beaten face of the aging hippie who sat across the narrow interview desk from [...]
March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on TRIAL BY INTERNET
How does the criminal justice system cope with the information revolution of the Internet? In the first week of February 2008 the big boys at Channel 9 were virtually leaping out of their skin with [...]