Burgess Thomson

Burgess Thomson has been known as one of the premier Newcastle law firms for over 35 years.

Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognised for their commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests.

Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging legal issues, most significant business transactions and most critical disputes.

Established in 1983, Burgess Thomson advise small and medium business owners, family groups and individuals in the Newcastle region.

With a reputation for outstanding client service, trusted legal advice and efficient turnaround times, Burgess Thomson has become the law firm of choice for clients in the Newcastle region and beyond.

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Business law including business sale and purchase transactions
  • Business structures and asset protection
  • Unit and discretionary trusts and companies
  • Self Managed Superannuation Funds
  • Residential and commercial property conveyancing
  • Commercial and retail leases
  • Estate planning including wills, testamentary trusts, life interest trusts, enduring powers of attorney, appointments of enduring guardians
  • Deceased estates including applications for probate and letters of administration
  • Supreme Court of NSW disputes involving deceased estates, including contested wills and family provision claims
  • Building and construction law
  • Family law
  • Employment law