We are lawyers who love what we do, and do it very well

Our lawyers fight to get the same exceptional outcomes for our clients as they would for themselves.

Home » Who We Are

Meet our highly Esteemed Team

Chris Nyst

Managing Director

Brendan Nyst


John Ellis

Special Counsel

Alex Somers


Nicola Ellis


Jordan Roles


Natasha Dawson

Practice Manager

Paris Phillis

Administration Manager

Karen Deephouse

Accounts Manager

Natasha Pallant

Legal Administration Assistant

Piper Stock

Junior Administration Assistant

Why Choose Us?



With a legacy of legal excellence spanning more than five decades, Nyst Legal brings experience you can trust. Our dedicated team has the clout and commitment to provide expert legal solutions tailored to your needs. Your success is our priority.



Our team members are focused on achieving the very best possible result we can for all our clients. We love what we do and, for that reason, we do it very, very well.



We bring together a diverse group of lawyers and trusted external consultants, with expertise across multiple disciplines, to ensure we identify the very best possible result for you, and give you the very best chance of achieving it.



We value our ability to communicate with and assess the needs of our clients, whatever may be their background, status or position in life. We listen attentively to every client, strive to accurately understand their problem, identify their achievable goal, and work hard to deliver the right solution for them.

Contact us and see
how we can help

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.