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

  • 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

  • Foreign Resident CGT Withholding Tax – Deceased Estates

    16th September 2016

    We recently advised of the introduction of the foreign resident CGT withholding tax regime that came into effect on 1 July 2016 under changes to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) (see full article here).  By way of brief summary, purchasers are required to withhold from the market value (where such market > Read More

  • The exercise of Options following changes to Standard Contracts

    16th September 2016

    Changes in legislative requirements and standard contracts between the time of entry into an option and the time of the exercise of the option (which may well occur in a few years’ time), may put a lawyer in a position where it is uncertain how the put option should be exercised. In > Read More

  • Unfair Contract Terms and Small Business

    16th September 2016

    With just under 2 months left before the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 (Act) comes into effect, is your business prepared for the extension of the unfair contract term regime to small business? From 12 November 2016, the new legislation will apply to all new, renewed > Read More

  • New Entrepreneur Visa

    13th September 2016

    On 10 September 2016 the Australian Government introduced a new Entrepreneur Visa, adding it to the suite of existing Business Migration and Investor Visas.  This new visa is consistent with the Prime Minister’s vision of developing Australia into an innovative society. The visa is for people who are able to undertake a > 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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