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 criminal lawyers and a former senior partner in the international Minter Ellison Legal Group. He is also a high-profile author and filmmaker, and a former member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Queensland Law Society. His extensive knowledge of the law helps the firm deliver a dynamic and cost-effective service to our clients.

First Class Law Firm that Delivers Results

Our team of lawyers based on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, headed up by Chris and Brendan Nyst, advise on Criminal, Traffic and Corporate Regulatory Law, Family Law, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Commercial, Corporate and Property Law and Wills and Estates matters. Our track record ensures our clientele receives first class service and commercially savvy advice that leads to sensible and positive solutions.

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

 

 

WHAT WE DO

Our Highly Esteemed Lawyers

Our Brisbane and Gold Coast lawyers have specific expertise focusing on different areas of law, including criminal, traffic and corporate regulatory law, family law, civil litigation and all aspects of commercial and property law. We have helped a broad range of clientele, from public and private companies, to federal politicians and high profile sporting and entertainment celebrities.

Our lawyers maintain the honour and dignity of our profession at all times. Our clients rely on the expertise, dynamism, innovative strategy, committed service and tactical management that always ensure our clients achieve the excellent results we would insist on for ourselves.

Criminal, Traffic & Corporate Regulatory

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

We Understand Your Business

Chris and Brendan and all the team at Nyst Legal understand the commercial and broader needs of business at every level, ensuring we deliver the expertise and operational excellence expected of tier-one representation.

At the same time our law firm, based on the Gold Coast and in Brisbane, is scaled to deliver personalised service to our clients, ensuring dynamic and innovative legal representation, and practical and sensible commercial solutions.

Family Law

Wills & Estates

Commercial, Corporate & Property

VIEW OUR LATEST VIDEOS

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

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

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

Selamat sejahtera. Hear from Navrinder Sathar, Queensland solicitor, fluent in Malay and based on the Gold Coast.

Olá – Hear from Gisele Reid, our Portuguese and Spanish speaking Queensland and family lawyer based on the Gold Coast.

你好 – Hear from Navrinder Sathar, Queensland solicitor based on the Gold Coast, speaking in Cantonese.

Can I be charged if someone leaves drugs at my house? Hear from Chris Nyst on possession.

नमस्कार – Hear from Navrinder Sathar, Queensland lawyer based on the Gold Coast, speaking in Hindi.

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

READ OUR LATEST BLOGS

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RESTING PEACEFULLY

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