Criminal Law

We provide expert representation in court for bail applications, pleas, committals, adjournments and other matters, all aspects of criminal law

Traffic Law

For individuals facing traffic offences including loss of licence on the Gold Coast and across greater Queensland.

Domestic Violence

As an issue close to our heart, our experienced team provide steadfast representation in all domestic abuse matters.

Legal Aid

If you cannot afford representation you may be entitled to Legal Aid. We are a preferred supplier of Legal Aid.

Lawyers you can trust – we are strong legal advocates, providing specialised legal representation and advice.

Bamberry Lawyers have been providing legal advice and representation from our Southport, Gold Coast office for almost 10 years.  Our legal practice focuses on criminal defence law and includes acting for clients in typical criminal offences and bail applications, but also all aspects of domestic violence law and driving related offences.

Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer is our dedicated team that assist clients with traffic offences including drink driving charges, work licence applications, special hardship applications, dangerous driving offences as well as charges related to drug and disqualified driving. For more information about how our team can help you with these driving and traffic related matters, visit our sister site Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer here.


We won’t charge you for the initial advice we give to you. Request a consultation


We will guide you through the Court process explaining each step to you in detail. See our FAQs


For emergencies after hours for police station attendances and urgent criminal matters, dial the office number which will divert to the lawyer on call.


We are located in the heart of the Southport CBD and just minutes from the Southport Courthouse. View map.

Areas of Practice + Specialty

Criminal Law

Criminal law is a very broad area of law. Some of the criminal law offences that we assist clients with include:


Including: Assault occasioning bodily harm (AOBH), Common Assault, Grievous Bodily Harm, Manslaughter, Murder


Including: Fraud and Stealing


Including: Possess Dangerous Drugs, Supply Dangerous Drugs, Trafficking

Public Order

Including: Public Nuisance, Obstruct Police Officer, Assault Police Officer, Affray


Including: Rape, Indecent Treatment, Indecent dealing, Carnal knowledge

Traffic Law

Traffic law can range from charges such as speeding in excess of the speed limit, driving under the influence drugs and/or alcohol, driving while disqualified, or dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm or death.

Including: Disqualified Drive, Drive SPER Suspended, Drive Demerit Point Suspended, Unlicenced Drive, Drive under the influence, Dangerous Operation, Fail to stop

Including applying for a special hardship order, S87 restricted licences, work licences, SPER (State Penalties and Enforcement Registry)

Domestic Violence

A Domestic Violence Order can be taken out in Queensland, via an application in the Queensland Magistrates Court. Domestic Violence is a rising issue that is close to the heart of us here at Bamberry Lawyers.

Domestic Violence

Including: Contravene Domestic Violence Order, Contravene Release Conditions, Variation of Domestic Violence Order,Application for Domestic violence order, Breach of domestic violence order

Bamberry Lawyers are committed to providing practical advice to give you the most cost effective and speedy resolution of your legal problem.  We have strong community ties and care about our community and clients. We want to achieve the best results possible for you.

In order to provide our clients the best representation, we only practice in areas of law where we have experience — we will not take on matters outside of our knowledge base.

Unlike other areas of law, poor representation in criminal proceedings can mean the loss of your liberty!

We are experienced lawyers who practice criminal law in Court every day.

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