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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Supporting our local business community

/ Last night a pleasant evening was spent by our lawyers  at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary at a fundraising event for the Sanctuary’s…
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Succession law alert: NSW revenue law change to affect Qld testamentary trusts

/ The New South Wales Office of State Revenue has deemed any discretionary trust to be foreign (and hence liable to higher…
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The observer effect – when does a court permit covert recordings in succession law matters?

/ In 1998 the Weizmann Institute of Science published a paper titled ‘Quantum Theory Demonstrated: Observation Affects Reality’. It discussed…
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Associate appointed

/ We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sean Powell as an Associate of the firm.Sean’s appointment is in recognition of…
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Women in Law at the Races!

/ Our solicitors Sarah Galvin and Allison Kelly mingled with some of the Gold Coast’s finest female practitioners for an afternoon of racing fun…
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