Established in 1958, our team of Gold Coast solicitors has been providing expert legal advice and practical help to clients for over 60 years.

Robbins Watson Solicitors is a mid-sized, well respected, multi-discipline Gold Coast law firm with a heritage dating back to 1958. We blend extensive and up-to-date knowledge of the law with advanced technology, delivering legal services that are “creative, intelligent and tenacious”. Robbins Watson provides a full suite of client-centric services. We provide expert family law, litigation, commercial law, conveyancing, franchising, business law, structuring – trusts, partnerships, companies and self-managed superannuation funds. We are proud to have Christine Smyth as a consultant – one of a handful of Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialists in Succession Law – who guides our extensive inheritance law team representing clients in all aspects of Inheritance Law matters – wills & estate planning, estate administration, estate and elder law litigation.

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family law

Robbins Watson’s team of dedicated family lawyers are driven to achieve results for all clients, optimising every aspect of your matter….

wills & estate

Robbins Watson’s team of Burleigh Heads lawyers are the expert inheritance lawyers with superior knowledge and skills to handle all issues associated with wills…

conveyancing law

Robbins Watson Solicitors provides quality corporate and franchising law services to the people of Burleigh Heads and all over the Gold Coast…..


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Pastries and professional development

/ Our lawyers Allison Kelly, Sarah Galvin and Nathan Rutherford were keeping up to date with recent trends when they…
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Capacity, clarity, contradictors and civil procedure

/ For succession lawyers mental capacity issues extend far beyond the requirement for a mere will. These days clients have…
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Ranking by risk, but where are the resources?

/ Prioritisation of children’s cases according to risk level is a laudable step, but where are the resources to actually…
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Out and about in the Gold Coast

/ Attending the launch event for the Gold Coast chapter of Future Females is our Associate Sarah Galvin and new…
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Banks v Goodfellow sesquicentennial – Is there anything new under the sun?

/ This year marks 150 years since Banks v Goodfellow [1870 LR 5 QB 549 (Eng.)] was determined.In all this time,…
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