Townsville's trusted lawyers and litigators for business and personal legal matters.

We're not like most lawyers.

We get business, and we get that business is personal.

When you’re facing a legal challenge - whether it’s in your professional or personal life - we understand that it affects not only those in the legal dispute with you, but all those around you - your spouse, your kids, your staff, and most importantly, your own wellbeing.

It’s our aim to help you move on from legal matters with efficiency and a clear cut resolution, so you can get a better night’s sleep and put this all behind you.


At Cohen Legal, 
we work with clients, 
not with cases.

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Preferred Townsville lawyers with 25 years of experience

Our clients know we have their backs.

You see, while solving your immediate legal matter is our ultimate priority, our long term goal is to make sure you never face it again.

Our commercial, corporate, estate planning, and litigation team can review and amend contracts for future use, offer business advisory services, and help ensure you’re set up for success long after this matter passes.

Facing legal matters on your own can keep you up at night, affect your health, drain your bank account, and add stress to your relationships.

Our knowledge, experience, compassion, and straightforward approach can help you get a result sooner so that you can move forward quicker.

At Cohen Legal, we focus on you first and foremost, and on building strong client relationships.

Legal services our Townsville Lawyers can help you with:

Building and Construction disputes

  • Contractual disputes
  • Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payments) Act 2017
  • Subcontractor’s charges proceedings
  • QBCC (Queensland Building and Construction Commission) licensing issues and proceedings
  • Contract review and advice including pre-contract advice
  • Preparation of standard terms and conditions
  • Preparation of standard hire agreements


  • Buying
  • Selling
  • Contract Review
  • Commercial property conveyancing
  • Residential property conveyancing 


  • Commercial and residential leasing disputes
  • Body corporate disputes
  • Town planning matters
  • Caveats
  • Easement disputes
  • Title disputes
  • Commercial property conveyancing
  • Residential property conveyancing
  • Commercial leasing
  • Body corporate
  • Hospitality, liquor and gaming
  • Easement acquisition
  • Loans and securities
  • Caveat registration
  • Joint tenancy severance

Insolvency and Bankruptcy

  • For creditors or suppliers
  • For company directors
  • For insolvency professionals
  • Pre-insolvency advice
  • Bankruptcy
  • For Shareholders

Employment law - for employees and employers

  • Unfair dismissal and wrongful termination
  • Workplace disputes
  • Bullying and harassment claims
  • Fair Work Commission hearings
  • Employment agreements
  • General employment advice
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Unpaid wages claims
  • Redundancy entitlements
  • Adverse actions and workplace rights


  • Partnership disputes
  • Joint venture disputes
  • Personal Property Securities Act advice
  • Business structuring and restructuring
  • Business sales and purchases
  • Preparation of partnership and shareholder agreements
  • Company incorporation
  • Establishment of trusts
  • Preparation of joint venture agreements
  • Preparation of mortgage and other security documents
  • Preparation of standard terms and conditions
  • Preparation of standard hire agreements
  • Incorporated associations

Will and Estates

  • Estate dispute resolution and contesting a Will
  • Family provision claims
  • Will disputes
  • Estate administration
  • Capacity matters
  • Statutory will applications
  • Probate
  • Guardianship applications
  • Powers of attorney
  • Estate planning
  • Testamentary trusts
  • Advanced health directives
  • Letters of wishes

Rural and Agribusiness

  • Business and family succession planning
  • Property transactions
  • Business sale agreements
  • Asset sale agreements
  • Supply agreements
  • Leases
  • Share farming agreements
  • Partnership agreements
  • Insolvency and debt restructuring
  • Easements
  • Water licences and access rights
  • Trusts and family re-arrangements and corporate structuring
  • Workplace health and safety compliance, employment contracts

Clients we've worked with...