• 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

Call us on (03) 9585 6455 and speak to one of our friendly team who will assist you with any of your dealings with 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

Stephen Lucas is the Principal Solicitor of Kingston Lawyers.

He commenced practise in 1995 and has enjoyed a successful career in law.

Stephen commenced work as a sole proprietor in 1997 at age 22.

Stephen then acquired various firms including:

Thomas James Solicitors

Lombard and Associates General Practice

Tetley McNamara and Murphy

Lucas Lawyers

and then founding Kingston Lawyers in 2011.

During this time 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 also mentored many young lawyers and has had numerous articled clerks and supervised trainee lawyers who have been admitted to the Supreme Court.

Stephen has published articles on Corporations Law, Family Law and Wills Law.

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 wife Kim and their three children.

Stephen enjoys most sports and 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


  • 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 (10 years plus)

Recent Articles

Common Misconceptions in Employment Law
  • March 16, 2021

1 – “My employee cannot bring an unfair dismissal claim because I gave them verbal warnings.” Although formal warnings are an important procedure to go through prior to terminating an employee, there are several points to be aware of. Verbal…

How much is enough?
  • December 7, 2020

A recent decision of the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia highlights how difficult it can be for Judges to make orders following divorce about the percentage of assets parties should retain.  The Wife had no money when…

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During Covid-19
  • October 14, 2020

By Rebecca Cleary 2020 has been a time of enormous upheaval for everyone – particularly those experiencing Melbourne’s extended lockdown. For those experiencing family separations, litigation, employment law and other legal issues with the assistance of Kingston Lawyers, we understand…