• We Provide Legal Help For

    Commercial & Business Law
    Will, Estates, & Probate Law
    Property Law and Conveyancing

  • We Provide Legal Help For

    Intellectual Property
    Entertainment Law
    Sports Law

  • We Provide Legal Help For

    Family Law
    Criminal Law
    Employment Law

Welcome to
Kingston Lawyers
Since 1970

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.

Our Process

Initial Contact

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

Stephen Lucas
Principal Solicitor

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

Highett Law

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.

Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • M.A.I.C.D.
  • 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)

Recent Articles

Intervention Orders
  • November 10, 2023

by Dinu Kumarasingh People often ask us about Intervention Orders (‘IVOs’). In this article, Kingston Lawyers provides some helpful guidance on applying for and responding to IVOs. What is an IVO? An IVO is an application made by a person…

A Guide for Employers on “R U OK? Day”
  • September 14, 2023

Written by Sanjana Malewar, Trainee Solicitor on 14 September 2023 Australians are encouraged to check in on their friends, families and coworkers today, in observance of “R U OK? Day” across the country. It is not only important to check…

How much should I leave my long-term partner in my Will?
  • August 1, 2023

Written by Sanjana Malewar, Trainee Solicitor on 1 August 2023. How much of your estate should you leave your partner in your Will? How long is a piece of string? The recent Victorian Supreme Court decision in Walters v Perton…