We have assembled a highly experienced, capable team of legal practitioners, committed to delivering you expertise across all legal services. Find your local office:

Partners in Your Success

The experienced legal team at McCarthy Durie Lawyers in Brisbane provides personal service paired with legal expertise to get the job done. As one of the most established law firms in Brisbane City, we’re large enough to provide you with nearly every legal service while remaining agile and responsive to your individual needs. That’s the MDL difference.

We have assembled a highly experienced, capable team of legal practitioners, committed to delivering you expertise across all legal services. Find your local office:

How Can We Help?

We’re a full service law firm which has provided comprehensive legal services to individuals, businesses and organisations across Brisbane City and surrounding suburbs for over 40 years. Whether you need expert legal assistance with a personal, professional. commercial or criminal matter, our experienced Brisbane-based lawyers are here to help. 

As a full service Brisbane law firm, we have specialist family, divorce and child custody lawyers, commercial and business litigation lawyers, property and conveyancing lawyers, employment and immigration lawyers, criminal and traffic infringement lawyers, and many more legal specialists in our team. The legal services our law firm in Brisbane can assist you with include:

Servicing Brisbane and Surrounding Suburbs for More Than 40 years

McCarthy Durie Lawyers is a full service law firm in Brisbane with over 40 years’ experience in providing comprehensive legal services to both individual and commercial clients.

Unlike many law firms in Brisbane City, the MDL lawyer who you first speak with will be the legal practitioner who manages your legal matter from initial consultation through to resolution. When you choose our full service law firm for legal assistance, you can rest assured that your matter is in the best possible hands and will be managed expertly at all times and in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible.

Contact McCarthy Durie Lawyers Today

When you need expert legal assistance with a personal, family, property, litigation or commercial legal matter, contact the Brisbane law firm that genuinely looks out for your best interests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our law firm has two offices in the Brisbane CBD (Level 9, 239 George Street and Level 7, 79 Adelaide Street), along with another in Cleveland. Our Capalaba and Arana Hills offices are open by appointment only.

MDL is a full service Brisbane law firm. The areas of law we can assist you with include Commercial Law, Litigation, Family Law, Conveyancing, Property Law, Building and Construction Law, Employment Law, Immigration Law and Personal Services. 

As we maintain strong connections with other professional service providers and law firms in Brisbane, if your legal matter is of a specialist nature which we can’t assist you with, we can help you connect with an industry-specific professional who can.

Our caring family law specialists in  Brisbane include lawyers specialising in divorce and separation, property settlements, children’s matters (custody, contact, abduction, financial support, etc.), domestic and family violence protection, binding financial agreements, prenuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements, court applications and more.

Yes, our lawyers in Brisbane (Matt Hunter and Michael Mapp) are experienced in criminal, DVO and traffic infringement matters. 

Both Matt and Micheal are able to travel and appear in any Court in Brisbane, the Redlands, Moreton Bay Region, Caboolture and the surrounding areas. If you are charged with a criminal offence or traffic infringement, it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible. Speak with a legal professional.

As a leading property law firm in Brisbane, McCarthy Durie Lawyers provides a full range of conveyancing services for all property types, including houses, units and townhouses, commercial buildings and industrial property, vacant and developable land, and rural and agricultural property. 


Our experienced conveyancers are available out of all our Brisbane, Cleveland, Capalaba and Arana Hills offices. Whether you’re buying, selling, subdividing or developing land, our conveyancing and property law experts can help.

Yes, our litigation lawyers are highly experienced in negotiating with all Council and Government bodies and can offer practical and effective solutions to quickly and cost-effectively resolve your matter. This includes responding to unsatisfactory development conditions and refusals, assisting with Council Enforcement and Show Cause Notices and prosecutions, and advising submitters and Resident Groups.

MDL provides a complete range of personal law services, including the preparation of wills and powers of attorney, succession and estate planning services, probate, deceased estates and estate litigation. We also provide Will and Powers of Attorney safe-keeping.

Meet Your
Experienced Team

At McCarthy Durie Lawyers in Brisbane, we have assembled a highly experienced and capable team of legal practitioners, all of whom are committed to delivering you expertise across all legal services. Unlike many law firms in Brisbane, our lawyers aren’t ‘jacks of all trades’ — MDL team members are legal specialists, ensuring your matter is managed by an experienced legal practitioner highly skilled in the specific area of law your situation requires.