Rostron Carlyle Lawyers is a market leading law firm servicing clients around Australia and throughout Asia. We are a recognised commercial law firm specialising in corporate, commercial, property, litigation, insolvency and construction matters but also offer a wide range or personal legal services to individuals.

What sets Rostron Carlyle apart is our professionals’ personal skills. Technical excellence in the law is commonplace, the ability for lawyers to relate and empathise with clients, regardless of the nature of their legal issue, is rarer. Rostron Carlyle’s philosophy and values focus on innovation, commitment and honesty, combined with our ‘relaxed professionalism’. This approach appeals to our clients and staff alike, where we strive to be more than just lawyers, but people upon whom you can rely. This attitude has been the cornerstone of our growth and success, and why we take great pride in the long term relationships we build together with clients.

Recent NEWs

  • Director’s liability for underpayment of employees

    23rd August 2016

    As per the current Fair Work Ombudsman speech to Sydney’s Australian Human Resources Institute late July this year, the Fair Work Ombudsman has brought a number actions against directors under the accessorial liability provisions contained in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FWA). The Fair Work Ombudsman noted that the numbers of > Read More

  • Bankruptcy Case: Going Behind a Judgment Debt

    22nd August 2016

    Compton v Ramsay Health Care Australia Pty Ltd [2016] FCAFC 106 On 17 August 2016, the Full Court of Federal Court of Australia allowed an appeal by a respondent to a bankruptcy petition and held that the Court determining the creditor’s petition should conduct a separate hearing to ‘go behind’ a judgment debt > Read More

  • What is a Consumer?

    22nd August 2016

    The introduction of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) was meant to have the desired effect of delivering balance in the market place. To a certain extent, that may be true. However, there is one provision of the ACL in which it appeared to be the case that we found little guidance from > Read More

  • Australian Business Migration

    9th August 2016

      Interested in migrating to Australia under Australia’s Business Migration Program?  It has never been easier if you are interested in moving to Queensland! Until recently the Significant Investment Visa (SIV) has been a popular platform especially for the Chinese wanting to move to Australia.  But since 1 July 2015 the rules > Read More

  • Serious assault of police officer; sentenced to Fine – No conviction recorded

    22nd July 2016

    On 18 December 2015, our client, a Private in the Australian Defence Force had returned from deployment and was residing at the Amberley Airforce Base. The Court facts provided that our client had been drinking and became heavily intoxicated during which time he suffered a significant injury requiring urgent medical attention. As > Read More

brisbane office details

Level 15, 270 Adelaide Street
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Phone (07) 3009 8444

Fax (07) 3009 8499

Postal Address
GPO Box 3203 Brisbane , QLD 4001

Sydney office details

Level 9, 60 Park Street
Sydney, NSW, Australia


Phone (02) 9307 8900

Fax (02) 9307 8999

Postal Address
Level 9, 60 Park Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Cairns office details

First floor, 32 Sheridan Street
Cairns, QLD 4870


Phone (07) 4051 5611

Fax (07) 4031 1145

Postal Address
PO Box 627
Cairns, QLD 4870

Melbourne Office details

Level 40, 140 William Street
Melbourne VIC

Perth office details

Level 19, Central Park 152 – 158 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
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