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Discover strength in experience

MacDonnells Law leverages more than 140 years of industry experience and an extensive professional network to provide first-class legal advice

across Australia. Our strong commercial understanding of our clients’ needs ensures our solutions are strategic, practical and commercial.


Our proven track record for getting strong results for our clients is a testament to our unwavering commitment to place clients first. Our clients’

circumstances and desired outcomes are at the forefront of our work and we are driven to find customised, practical solutions for every client.

Driving values

Our guiding principles define how we do business. These values drive our thinking, approach and advice, ensuring we embed collaboration, candour and excellence into everything we do.



Our success is a result of our ability to understand what’s truly important to our clients from the outset, so that we can devise and deliver tailored approaches that lead to effective solutions.
We leverage the power of transparency to mobilise strategic and realistic moves forward. It’s a simple commitment to openness that ensures our clients are supported and have a voice.


We build and nurture working relationships that allow our clients to turn to us with trust and confidence.

Experts for Business and Government

Our team advises and acts on behalf of clients across a broad spectrum of sectors and industries. While our team’s skillset is diverse, we are unified in our goal of leveraging industry-leading expertise to deliver enduring results for each client.


Commercial, Corporate and M&A




WHS Regulatory and Prosecutions


Planning and Environment




Risk, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Construction and Infrastructure

Construction and Infrastructure

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Government Services

“We are a group of lawyers who really understand the business needs of our clients. Our team works carefully with our clients to make use of all available legal mechanisms to solve their complex legal problems and find targeted solutions.”

– Luckbir Singh, MacDonnells Law Director

With Queensland roots and an Australia-wide reach, MacDonnells Law is a trusted partner for business services, risk and dispute management, employment law, government, property, planning and environment, and workplace health and safety.


The diversity of our expertise is why our clients rely on our clear and incisive advice. It’s why we are Queensland’s leading law firm.