Business and Industry Law

When it comes to looking after the legal requirements for you and your business, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is accurate, timely and will help you achieve the best results possible, for your organisation...

See our Business and Industry Law Services

Personal Law

When it comes to looking after the legal needs for yourself and your family, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is the best available and is value for money...

See our Personal Law Services

Our focus has always been (and always will be) on the needs of our clients.

The range of legal services we provide is comprehensive, and our areas of specialist expertise compliment each other to provide a full range of services with two distinct focuses – Business & Industry Law and Personal Law, to meet all of your needs entirely.

McKays is a proactive legal practice focused on the real needs of our clients. Our people are at the cutting edge of their diverse fields and are passionate about what they practice. We provide clients with no-nonsense, practical advice for real results.

Wherever you work.
Whatever you do.
Whatever your need.
We're already there.

Important Announcement Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Dear valued clients,

The safety of our clients, contacts and employees is of utmost importance to us.

We are continuing to operate from our offices with social distancing and hygiene measures in place as recommended by the Government, for the safety of our clients, staff and visitors.

While we have been encouraged by the lifting of some restrictions in recent weeks, we will continue to offer client meetings via phone or video conference, where possible.

We ask that you do not visit our office: 

- If you are unwell;
- If you have been told to self-isolate.

If either of the above are applicable to you, please telephone our office on 07 4963 0888 prior to visiting. 

Visitors to our office will be encouraged to use hand sanitizer on entry and will be asked to maintain a 1.5m distance from others. 

We will continue to monitor the situation and take advice from the relevant health organisations and may adjust our approach as necessary. 

We trust that these measures will be appreciated by all and welcome any feedback or questions you may have.

With thanks
The Directors

Opening Hours

Our offices hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.  If your matter requires urgent attention please contact our out of hours emergency contact number on 0407 860 938.  

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