Criminal Lawyers Ipswich

Criminal Law Firm Ipswich

Thank you for considering engaging Clarity Law as a possible criminal law firm for your Ipswich criminal charge.  We have been representing clients in the Ipswich courts since 2010 and we are very familiar with every Magistrates and Judges that sit in Ipswich and the surrounding courts.

Engaging a criminal lawyer is a difficult decision, you need to be sure the criminal law firm you engage is both reputable and is good fit for you and that you have certainty of your legal costs and the criminal lawyer they assign to your case is experienced in the Ipswich Courts and knows what each Magistrate wants whether it be Ipswich, Gatton or Richlands.


What Courts we appear in

We appear in the following Magistrate and District courts in the Ipswich region





Our Local Offence

Ipswich Corporate Office

16 East Street, Ipswich 4305

Phone: 0734850147 

Please always phone ahead to book an appointment, due to covid we cant accept walk in clients at the current time.


Our Lawyers

Everyone of our lawyers is extremely experienced appearing in the Ipswich Courts every week representing people on a huge range of criminal charges.

Steven Brough

Russell Tannock

Lucy Ferguson

Belinda Smyth – Office Manager

Between our lawyers we have appeared in court many thousands of times representing clients with criminal charges


Our Experience

Since 2010 we have been representing people through out the Ipswich region who have been charged with a criminal offence and need a good criminal lawyer to represent them.

Our client often come to us nervous, worried and needing answers.  This is not a time for uncertainty over your future nor the costs you will pay.

We strive to give you immediate comprehensive advice and a fixed fee so you can be sure of your legal costs.

We are upfront with our fees, if you look at other law firms few, if any, clearly list how much they are going to charge you.  Clarity Law on the other hand are happy to list our prices as we are sure no other Ipswich law firm can match our prices and experience. While we will never be the cheapest we do offer the best value in our opinion.

Our prices include;

  • full preparation for court including checking for defences and devising strategy to minimise penalty
  • negotiations with the police prosecution unit including obtaining criminal history and charge documents
  • drafting submissions for the court
  • advising you on how to obtain character references
  • all telephone calls, faxes emails and meetings with you
  • detailed information to you on the likely penalty and information on what will happen at court and afterwards
  • appearing in the court with you to conduct your guilty plea

To see what we will for a guilty plea for a criminal charge click here.  If you are wishing to plead not guilty or the charge is very serious we will provide a fixed price written quote.


What areas of criminal law we undertake


Drug Charges

Drug Possession

Fraud Charges


Driving Offences

Centrelink Fraud

Bail applications

Public order offences

Sexual Offences

Breaching DVO


Weapons Charges

Obstruct or Assault Police


Why should I choose you and not just represent myself?

Just some reasons include;

  1. we know the Magistrates and what they want to hear to give you the best outcome for a criminal charge
  2. we have good relationships with the police prosecutors meaning we can often have them not seek a jail sentence
  3. we are there to help you through the process and make everything as stress free as possible, in most cases you will not have to say anything in court
  4. engaging us shows the court you are taking your charges seriously
  5. your matter will be heard early, often first, you do not have to wait for 20-30 other matters to be heard before you
  6. you will be fully informed of what is to happen in court and what this means for you after court
  7. unlike the police or the magistrate, we are there to look after you, your privacy and your interests


Links that may be of assistance

Client Testimonials

Link to our Blog


List of Queensland Courts and their contact details

Daily list of Matters in Ipswich Courts

List of Ipswich Magistrates

List of Court Calendars for Ipswich Courts


How to get in Contact with us if you need a Ipswich Lawyer

If you want to engage us or just need further information or advice then you can either;

  1. Use our contact form and we will contact you by email or phone at a time that suits you
  2. Call us on 1300 952 255 seven days a week, 7am to 8pm
  3. email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


If I contacted you what would occur?

If you contact us then Steven Brough the firm’s founder or our office manager Belinda Smyth will take the call or receive the email. They have 40 years legal experience between them, we can provide immediate legal assistance and answer any questions you have. We will discuss your case, provide guidance and send a quote by email with additional relevant information about your charge, all at no cost.

If you want to engage us then it’s easy, there is a form you can complete and email back or complete online. If you don’t want to engage us or want to engage another firm that’s fine, you won’t be hassled and at worst you will just have more information about your charge. Once engaged one of our lawyers will go through your matter and contact you to discuss what the best way forward is to achieve the best results. Every one of our lawyers are very experienced with thousands of courts appearances between them and they know the Ipswich courts and the Magistrates