Our Story

Paul Stubbs Law Office is a regional law firm that puts the interests of clients first.

The Practice was established in Kempsey in the early 1980's, when Paul Stubbs entered into partnership with Paul Sheridan, a third generation practitioner.


Paul Stubbs took over the practice in 1982 and continued to trade under the name Sheridan and Stubbs until the early 1990's when the firm was rebranded as Paul Stubbs Law Office.

Since its inception the practice has cemented its place as one of the leading law firms on the mid-north coast, trusted and held in high regard by local communities.


The compassion, experience and professionalism of Paul Stubbs and his dedicated staff ensure that client needs are consistently met and resolved in the most efficient and cost effective manner.


Our Services



When you buy or sell a home, land or investment property you will have to sign a contract. The legal issues involved in a property contract, mortgage or other related document can be daunting but we assist you along every step of the way. Buying or selling a home can be the biggest investment of your life and it is always best to get a professional to look after your interests when you are dealing with property.

Commercial Law



Commercial law is the law which applies to the rights, relations and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade and sales. We can assist you with incorporating a company, buying and selling of a business and everything in between. If you have a business query or dispute give us a call today.




Estate law is the common term for the law applicable to a person's property, entitlements and directions upon death. Here at Paul Stubbs Law Office we can help you with everything from the drafting of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships to managing a deceased estate or challenging a Will in the Supreme Court.

Property Law

Intellectual property (IP) is the property of your mind or proprietary knowledge. It is a productive new idea you create. This can be an invention, trade mark, design, brand or even the application of your idea.

Your idea must be something new or original. Determining whether your idea is new or not is not always easy and we can help you from innovation to finalisation.

Family Law
(Legal Aid also)



Here at Paul Stubbs Law Office we acknowledge that separation can be a very difficult time and we approach all family law matters with sensitivity and care. We deal with every aspect of Family Law including legally aided matters. We can help you with divorce, property settlements, parenting issues, meditations and Court proceedings. 

Criminal Law
(Legal Aid also)



Our office has extensive experience in dealing with criminal law matters of all types including, traffic law, domestic violence, assaults and drug matters. We pride ourselves on striving to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients. If you have a criminal issue please don't hesitate to contact us. Your privacy and confidentiality are assured. 

Environmental Law

Environment law deals with everything relating to local councils and sustainable development. We can assist you with a wide range of environmental matters including economic development, subdivision, tourism, environmental compliance, development applications and development consents. 

Civil Law



Civil law accounts for most of the legal issues people have in their everyday lives such as debts, unpaid fines, discrimination, tenancy,social security, housing law, guardianship law, home building disputes and Tribunal matters. We practice in a wide area of civil matters and would be pleased to discuss any civil legal issue with you.  


Our Team


Our Details


Get in Touch




Tel: (02) 6562 1234

Fax: (02) 6562 8711

44 Belgrave Street, Kempsey &

12 Landsborough Street, South West Rocks
PO Box 11


NSW 2440

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