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Goldsmiths Lawyers is a boutique law firm specialising in limited areas of law.  It does not undertake work outside of those areas.  By focusing on those specific areas of law, it is able to provide prompt and high quality, professional advice.

Goldsmiths Lawyers was established in 1984.  It has offices in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, which facilitates the conduct of matters throughout the country.

Goldsmiths Lawyers is primarily a litigation and commercial law firm, specialising in media and defamation litigation, customs and trade law, both litigation and commercial, travel, tourism and hospitality law and general commercial litigation.  Goldsmiths Lawyers also has a quite significant international practice, and as part of which immigration advice is often sought.

Goldsmiths Lawyers have also acted in numerous matters involving Associations.  There is an increasing number of disputes between members of Associations and Goldsmiths Lawyers are retained to advise and assist in both commercial matters and litigation relating to Associations.  That applies to both incorporated Associations and unincorporated ones.

The firm prides itself on providing a prompt and professional service.

Recent NCAT judgment

June 2020

Civil and Administrative Tribunal – New South Wales

Leisure Pools & Spas Newcastle v Palazzi [2020] – The dispute between the parties arose from the installation by the builder of a swimming pool at the home owners’ premises between November 2012 and March 2013.

Peace Of Mind

“we have retained Goldsmiths as its solicitors since June 1993…they are a firm of the highest professional standards…”

NSW Egg Producers Co-operative Ltd

We're Here For You

“…we have been more than satisfied with the professional and reliable service we have been given by Barrie Goldsmith and his team…”

DFS Australia Pty Ltd



Goldsmiths Lawyers, a boutique law firm, prides itself on providing a personal, professional and prompt service. It is able to do that by specialising in the limited areas of law in which the firm practices.


We offer an extensive range of legal services specialising in media and defamation litigation, customs and trade law, both in terms of litigation and commercial arrangements, travel and tourism law and general commercial litigation.


During recent years, Goldsmiths Lawyers have been retained to act in connection with an increasing number of disputes involving Associations.


We have four offices across Australia located in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. For details of your nearest office click here.