For almost 50 years, Kingston Lawyers and her predecessor firms have served Melbourne. We are Melbourne's most trusted law firm with lawyers who will be with you throughout difficult times and transitions in your life.
We also have a dynamic commercial and employment law practice which count some leading public and private Corporations as clients. Our motto is "Our clients' come first".
This means that meeting your requirements and achieving your goals will always be our primary focus and objective.We look forward to welcoming you as a client of our firm.
Fill in our "New Client Information Form” to request an appointment with us or alternatively call us on (03) 9585 6455 to speak to our friendly staff, they'll be more than happy to assist with any issue you present to our firm.
Our team works collaboratively to ensure you receive the best advice for your matter. We will conduct extensive research on both statute and authoritative case law. In more complex matters we may engage a Barrister for an expert opinion.
Once we have assessed your matter you will be invited to attend our office for consultation with one of our experienced lawyers who will provide you with the advice you need for your legal matter.
Meet Stephen Lucas
Meet Stephen Lucas, the Principal Solicitor of Kingston Lawyers. He commenced practise in 1995 and has enjoyed a successful legal career. Stephen commenced work as a sole proprietor in 1997 at age 22. Stephen then acquired various firms including:
Betty Caulfield Solicitors
Thomas James Solicitors
Lombard and Associates
Tetley McNamara and Murphy
Ian Moffatt and Associates
Kevin Greggory Solicitors
and then founding Kingston Lawyers in 2011.
Kingston Lawyers was founded on the belief that a law firm should be long standing and enduring beyond the retirement of lawyers. Kingston Lawyers now holds more than 10,000 Wills and important documents for clients.
During his career Stephen has practised in most areas of dispute resolution in commercial, criminal and private law including family law. Stephen acts as a barrister and solicitor and has been involved in many hundreds of matters in a successful career.
Stephen has enjoyed mentoring many young lawyers some of whom now hold very senior legal positions. Stephen has published articles on Estate Planning, Family Law, Commercial and Wills Disputes. Stephen is active in the community providing pro bono advice to a number of worthy charities.
Outside of law Stephen enjoys spending time with his family. Stephen enjoys most sports and also reading case law and history.
- Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
- Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Federal and High Courts of Australia Memberships
- Law Institute of Victoria (Committee Member) Law Council of Australia Business Law Section Law Council of Australia Family Law Section Australian Institute of Company Directors (15 years plus)
- December 19, 2023
Written by Tiffany Yeo, Graduate Lawyer under Principal Supervision The State Taxation Acts and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2023 (“Bill”) received Royal Assent on 12 December 2023 amending various Acts, including the Property Law Act 1958, the Sale of Land…
- December 18, 2023
Written by Katarina Martinic, Graduate Lawyer under Principal Supervision 2023 has been a big year for employment law reform. As the year comes to a close, we summarise the most recent changes identified by the Fair Work Ombudsman, which aim…
A “new era of accountability” for employers – Sexual harassment prevention is YOUR responsibility as an employer
- December 12, 2023
As much as many assume that most people meet online these days, the reality is that more people meet their spouse in the workplace than on an app. According to Forbes Magazine, 43% of people who date a colleague end…