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

  • Implying terms into contracts

    21st October 2016

    Often when a dispute arises involving a contract, the parties will take their first really good look at its terms and to their horror, realise that it may not contain all that they wanted. They may then try to argue there are “implied terms”. However, this may not always be successful. The > Read More

  • NSW implements new requirements for vapour recovery systems

    21st October 2016

    The Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 (‘PEO Clean Air Regulation’) provides the framework for managing emissions from motor vehicles and fuels across NSW. Under the said regulation, the NSW Environment Protection Authority (‘EPA’) has implemented strict requirements for vapour recovery systems at service stations across the Greater Metropolitan > Read More

  • Additional foreign acquirer duty: Queensland OSR releases ruling

    20th October 2016

    We recently advised of the introduction of additional taxation and duty imposed on purchases by foreign persons of residential property in Australia (see full article here).  In Queensland, the provisions of the Duties Act 2001 (Qld) (Act) that impose additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) of 3% on transfer duty, landholder duty and > Read More

  • Professional Recovery Services pushes into Victorian market

    6th October 2016

    Heightened demand for professional debt collection and recovery services has seen Professional Recovery Services move into the Victorian market with a new office opening in Melbourne this month. Professional Recovery Services, a subsidiary business of national law firm Rostron Carlyle Lawyers, has been successfully operating in the Brisbane and Sydney market for > Read More

  • Unfair Contract Terms and Commercial Leases

    16th September 2016

    The Australian Consumer Law already protects consumers from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts. From 12 November 2016, the Treasury Legislation (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 (UCT Act) will apply extending the unfair contract term protections to small businesses. In this article we will consider implications that the > 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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