Brisbane lawyers to support you

When things go wrong, we are the people you want by your side: a team you can trust, with real experience and results. We will provide expertise, guidance and support. But more importantly, we believe in justice and fairness and will go above and beyond to fight for you.

Criminal Lawyers Brisbane: If you are in Queensland and about to be questioned by police, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities. Nick Dore and the criminal defence team provide assistance, advice and representation at every stage of the criminal process. Nick is our Managing Principal and an Accredited Specialist (Criminal Law) Qld – an expertise level held by only the top 5% of lawyers. Our firm is an award-winning criminal defence firm, including ranking as a First Tier Criminal Defence Firm in Queensland for the last five years. 

Personal Injury and Compensation Lawyers Brisbane: Dealing with an injury or loss is difficult enough, so you can rely on our expert personal injury lawyers to support you through the legal process. Let us guide and help you understand all of your options, while you focus on your health and wellbeing. Our compensation and personal injury team are led by Principal Steve Herd, an Accredited Specialist (Personal Injury) Qld. Arrange a confidential discussion and case evaluation– there are no obligations to proceed with a claim. 

Migration Lawyers Brisbane: Our migration lawyers have extensive immigration and criminal experience and can provide guidance with complex migration issues. If you need immigration advice including support with visa applications, migration act offences, citizenship or visa cancellations and refusals, ministerial interventions, or reviews and appeals, our team can help. Terry Fisher is our principal immigration lawyer and an Accredited Specialist (Criminal Law) Qld. 

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Our criminal defence specialities include assault and violence, drug offences, stealing and property offences, sexual offences, domestic violence, traffic and drink driving offences, murder and manslaughter, appeals, parole, weapons offences, professional misconduct, cyber and computer crime, customs and commonwealth offences, fraud and business crime.

Personal injury and compensation specialties include childhood abuse, motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, medical negligence, public liability, income protection and disability insurance, dust-related diseases, aviation injuries, product liability and consumer protection, human rights and discrimination, death and dependency claims, false imprisonment, criminal compensation and industrial relations.


Brisbane

Level 8, 420 George Street
PO Box 13387 George Street
Brisbane Queensland 4003


Call  07 3236 1800

Call after hours  0416 205 363 (after hours)

Email  mail@fisherdore.com.au

Our teams are led by Accredited Specialists – Nick Dore, Steve Herd and Terry Fisher


Nick Dore is a highly-awarded criminal lawyer in Queensland and Australia. He is best known for his down-to-earth manner and incredibly persuasive advocacy skills, which are recognised and respected by Judges and Magistrates. Nick has always prided himself on being contactable and approachable. His relaxed nature allows him to build an immediate connection with clients and their families, which puts their minds at ease. Nick achieves seemingly impossible results in many high-profile and high stakes legal matters.

Steve Herd prides himself on being a technical, yet practical, solicitor. He always takes time to understand a client’s situation and ensures they have a complete understanding of their rights and entitlements. He is known for his empathetic nature and his tenacity in advocating to achieve the very best outcome he can for his clients. Steve is known for his empathetic nature and his tenacity in advocating to achieve the very best outcome he can for his clients.  He also believes in giving back to the profession and community, through committee work and pro-bono cases.

Terry Fisher is renowned in the legal profession for his fierce advocacy skills and extensive knowledge of the law. His legal experience has been wide-ranging and spans four decades. Terry is an activist at heart and believes in standing up for what's right. He enjoys using his skills to benefit those who do not have a strong voice, access to justice, or the means to defend themselves.


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Fisher Dore Lawyers have to be the best criminal lawyers in Queensland.

Michael

I recently had help with a matter from Steve Herd and I was very impressed by his experience and professionalism. The outcome was successful and he managed the situation as only one does who has had much experience in difficult matters. I would hire Steve Herd again if the need arises and I would recommend him to anyone who needs professional legal assistance.

Peter - Facebook Review

Fisher Dore Lawyers have represented me in a very important case over the last three years. In all that time I have found them to be always informative, efficient and understanding. A very professional company, always available to me for any questions or advice and I have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone needing effective legal assistance.

Peter (UK)
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I’ve prosecuted against Nick Dore and I’m a fan of his work. If I ever needed a Defence solicitor in my corner, I’d choose him... what can I say, the man is brilliant.

Acts1power - Google Review
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Long term professional association. Established credibility and integrity. A pleasure to be involved in multidisciplinary team work in benefitting clients.

Alec - Google Review
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Long term professional association. Established credibility and integrity. A pleasure to be involved in multidisciplinary team work in benefitting clients.

Alec - Google Review
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I had the pleasure of meeting with Steve. I would highly recommend Steve. He is a very compassionate lawyer who goes above and beyond for his clients.

Kelly - Google Review

Thank you so much for all of your hard work . I truly appreciate everything you have done. I owe my freedom to you. Thank you!

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11/10 These guys go beyond measures to make sure you know the ins and outs of everything. Couldn't thank or recommend enough.

Kyle - Facebook Review

Thank you for your compassion, dedication and hard work throughout this difficult time. This has been life changing for me and I can't imagine how I would have got through this without your support, professionalism and expertise. I'm so grateful for your efforts and the great work you did on my behalf. Thanks again for going above and beyond, and doing everything you could to win my case.

I just wanted to put into writing, just how profoundly grateful I am for the sound advice & skilful representation you provided. The outcome you secured for me was better than I could have dared to wish for. I owe you a debt of gratitude.

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I personally have known Mr Fisher for 20 years and in my opinion this firm is by far the best representation in Brisbane city and surrounding districts! My first pick always and best results from both Mr Fisher and Mr Dore and their team!! Thanks guys.

Mohammed - Google Review
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I personally have known Mr Fisher for 20 years and in my opinion this firm is by far the best representation in Brisbane city and surrounding districts! My first pick always and best results from both Mr Fisher and Mr Dore and their team!! Thanks guys.

Mohammed - Google Review

I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you did for us and in particular, the compassion and empathy you showed throughout this entire process. We will never forget the sterling job you did for us from the moment we first engaged with you. It is a credit to you and the team at Fisher Dore to have reached such a positive outcome in such unusual circumstances and one to be commended. I cannot express just how important your legal assistance and guidance has been. Without it, I fear the outcome wouldn’t have been as favourable as it was and for this, I am forever in your debt.

Dear Brendan and Steve, It has been just over 6 months since the abuse I suffered was finally acknowledged by the entity responsible for the employment of my abuser. Without your involvement in bringing this acknowledgement to a head I would still be facing anxiety and depression issues. Today I am in a significantly better place and have genuine joy again. Thankyou. Your handling of my case was outstanding. It was clear when I appointed you that my best interest and personal wellbeing was your primary focus. Your integrity and professionalism was only surpassed by your genuine empathy and support. At all times your communication was concise and well considered. To Brendan's absolute credit he always addressed any of my concerns in a very empathetic, respectful, understanding and concise manner in a non-legalistic way. Your combined expertise and knowledge of the law afforded me the confidence in accepting what was and is an extremely fair and balanced outcome. Individually, your empathy and approach is best summed in the words of Theodore Roosevelt … "People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care".

Cameron
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When you want the best this is the number you call. They do it right the first time. Thanks Nick.

Dale - Google Review
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I had a work accident and I had Steve Herd manage my case. It was very complicated and I was quite sick and the caring specialists including Brendan Ezzy were empathetic and thoughtful in how I was treated. They worked extremely hard on my case and gave me sound advice throughout. I couldn’t t have asked for a better outcome and I got my life back. Thank you Steve, Brendan and the team.

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I paid you for your knowledge, experience and professional competence. But in addition I got your kindness, compassion and respect. Much appreciated. It helped me a lot. Thanks.

Geoff

Fisher Dore Lawyers have to be the best criminal lawyers in Queensland.

Michael

Fisher Dore Lawyers have to be the best criminal lawyers in Queensland.

Michael

Great law firm. Technically brilliant, and focused on achieving the outcome that the client wants... and achieving it as quickly as possible.

Josh - Facebook Review

Great law firm. Technically brilliant, and focused on achieving the outcome that the client wants... and achieving it as quickly as possible.

Josh - Facebook Review

Michael O’Brien is simply the best guy you can have alongside. The team at Fisher Dore is absolutely outstanding!

Ray - Facebook Review
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Excellent representation - solid advice - great outcome.

Michael - Google Review
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Excellent representation - solid advice - great outcome.

Michael - Google Review
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Highly recommended. Real people. Respectful.

Sylvia - Google Review
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Highly recommended. Real people. Respectful.

Sylvia - Google Review
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I’ve prosecuted against Nick Dore and I’m a fan of his work. If I ever needed a Defence solicitor in my corner, I’d choose him... what can I say, the man is brilliant.

Acts1power - Google Review
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I’ve prosecuted against Nick Dore and I’m a fan of his work. If I ever needed a Defence solicitor in my corner, I’d choose him... what can I say, the man is brilliant.

Acts1power - Google Review
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Fisher Dore are Brisbane’s best law firm. Honest, genuine and (most importantly) competent lawyers who will help you achieve justice. I give them 10/10.

Moreish Food - Google Review
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Fisher Dore are Brisbane’s best law firm. Honest, genuine and (most importantly) competent lawyers who will help you achieve justice. I give them 10/10.

Moreish Food - Google Review
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Long term professional association. Established credibility and integrity. A pleasure to be involved in multidisciplinary team work in benefitting clients.

Alec - Google Review
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Long term professional association. Established credibility and integrity. A pleasure to be involved in multidisciplinary team work in benefitting clients.

Alec - Google Review
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The only law firm I trust!

Kimberley - Google Review
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The only law firm I trust!

Kimberley - Google Review
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Friendly and professional. Highly recommend the team. Approachable and non-judgemental with a passion and extensive knowledge of what they do.

Rachael - Google Review
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Friendly and professional. Highly recommend the team. Approachable and non-judgemental with a passion and extensive knowledge of what they do.

Rachael - Google Review
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This firm was so easy to talk to, compassionate, reliable and 100% hardworking. Thanks so much.

Mich - Google Review
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This firm was so easy to talk to, compassionate, reliable and 100% hardworking. Thanks so much.

Mich - Google Review

We can't express how grateful we are for all your kindness, support and generosity during this difficult time. With sincere thanks.

We can't express how grateful we are for all your kindness, support and generosity during this difficult time. With sincere thanks.

Thank you Fisher Dore for all you have done to release the burden we have been living with...well done.

Thank you Fisher Dore for all you have done to release the burden we have been living with...well done.

Just want to say thank you for all your help and effort you have put in. You go above and beyond. I appreciate everything you and your team have done for me in helping better my life!

Just want to say thank you for all your help and effort you have put in. You go above and beyond. I appreciate everything you and your team have done for me in helping better my life!

Thanks again…for going above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. I am so grateful I can now get on the right track and move forward with my life.

Thanks again…for going above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. I am so grateful I can now get on the right track and move forward with my life.

Thank-you for all the hard work you have put into my case and your continued support throughout the last few months. I appreciate everything you have done for me.

Thank-you for all the hard work you have put into my case and your continued support throughout the last few months. I appreciate everything you have done for me.

Thank you for fighting for me and for doing such a great job. Please pass on my gratitude to the team.

Thank you for fighting for me and for doing such a great job. Please pass on my gratitude to the team.

Sean Gibbs provided an amazing service at an affordable rate. My matter was a very complex criminal proceeding lasting 16 months. I could not be any happier with the results. I strongly recommend Sean Gibbs from Fisher Dore to anyone facing criminal charges.

I can't tell you how grateful I am for this and how much weight you have taken off of my shoulders.

After talking to Fisher Dore Lawyers, I felt like an enormous weight had been lifted from my shoulders.

Thank you so much for all of your hard work . I truly appreciate everything you have done. I owe my freedom to you. Thank you!

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11/10 These guys go beyond measures to make sure you know the ins and outs of everything. Couldn't thank or recommend enough.

Kyle - Facebook Review

Thank you for your compassion, dedication and hard work throughout this difficult time. This has been life changing for me and I can't imagine how I would have got through this without your support, professionalism and expertise. I'm so grateful for your efforts and the great work you did on my behalf. Thanks again for going above and beyond, and doing everything you could to win my case.

Thank you for your compassion, dedication and hard work throughout this difficult time. This has been life changing for me and I can't imagine how I would have got through this without your support, professionalism and expertise. I'm so grateful for your efforts and the great work you did on my behalf. Thanks again for going above and beyond, and doing everything you could to win my case.

I just wanted to put into writing, just how profoundly grateful I am for the sound advice & skilful representation you provided. The outcome you secured for me was better than I could have dared to wish for. I owe you a debt of gratitude.

I just wanted to put into writing, just how profoundly grateful I am for the sound advice & skilful representation you provided. The outcome you secured for me was better than I could have dared to wish for. I owe you a debt of gratitude.

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I personally have known Mr Fisher for 20 years and in my opinion this firm is by far the best representation in Brisbane city and surrounding districts! My first pick always and best results from both Mr Fisher and Mr Dore and their team!! Thanks guys.

Mohammed - Google Review

I just wanted to say thank you very much for your handling of my case. I am very pleased with the outcome as well as your professionalism in communication and encouragement in my difficult time. Once again, thank you very much.

I just wanted to say thank you very much for your handling of my case. I am very pleased with the outcome as well as your professionalism in communication and encouragement in my difficult time. Once again, thank you very much.

I want to thank you for looking after us both in a legal sense and in your sense of care. This has been enormously stressful. Having your diligent professionalism was greatly reassuring.

I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you did for us and in particular, the compassion and empathy you showed throughout this entire process. We will never forget the sterling job you did for us from the moment we first engaged with you. It is a credit to you and the team at Fisher Dore to have reached such a positive outcome in such unusual circumstances and one to be commended. I cannot express just how important your legal assistance and guidance has been. Without it, I fear the outcome wouldn’t have been as favourable as it was and for this, I am forever in your debt.

You will always be known to me and my family as the person who gave us the biggest gift we could ever want. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Thank you so much for your amazing work. You have made a compelling argument for me and I believe my application was successful only because of your excellent work. You have always been very professional, punctual and provided me with accurate advice at all times. I am extremely grateful that I had you as my lawyer.

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Strongly recommend if you would like the best chance at freedom.

Alex - Google Review
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Strongly recommend if you would like the best chance at freedom.

Alex - Google Review
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Excellent! I would highly recommend Sam, she was amazing.

Emma - Google Review
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Fisher Dore achieved a positive outcome and advised us at every step what was happening and how we should behave or what to do to achieve this outcome. Our criminal lawyer was fantastic and we would recommend both him and Fisher Dore to anyone who needed help. Thanks so very much.

Jo - Google Review
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Exceptional service and justice was served. Thank you!

Martin - Google Review
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I found Michael Finch to be both very personable and professional in every aspect of his work. I felt confident my matter was in the safest of hands, and Michael was pro-active in sorting the matter. Michael has my highest recommendations.

Michael - Google Review
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Thank you to the wonderful and professional team at Fisher Dore Lawyers. The experience you brought to the table was nothing but excellent, achieving an amazing result.

Andrew - Google Review
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Thank you to the wonderful and professional team at Fisher Dore Lawyers. The experience you brought to the table was nothing but excellent, achieving an amazing result.

Andrew - Google Review
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They changed my life. Without this firm and their amazing team, I don't know where I'd be!

Dwayne - Google Review
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When you want the best this is the number you call. They do it right the first time. Thanks Nick.

Dale - Google Review
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When you want the best this is the number you call. They do it right the first time. Thanks Nick.

Dale - Google Review
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We had a very positive experience with Sam and would highly recommend her services. She was extremely helpful and personable throughout the process. We felt supported and confident we were in the best possible hands at all times.

Rachel - Google Review

Sam conducted herself extremely professionally, she was exceptional in guiding my case in the right direction, achieved a fantastic result (absolutely discharged) and remained extremely approachable throughout the entire process, addressing all my concerns. I would most certainly recommend Sam.

We could never thank you enough for today. We appreciate all the work and time you spent on the case, you are such an incredible person who really cares and we appreciate you so much. Again thank you so much and you’ll always be remembered by us for years to come.

We cannot thank you enough for the amazing outcome; it was so much better than we could have hoped for. Having a highly skilled professional such as yourself was so beneficial, thank you again.

We cannot thank you enough for the amazing outcome; it was so much better than we could have hoped for. Having a highly skilled professional such as yourself was so beneficial, thank you again.

A special thanks goes out to Sean for his tireless efforts, support and empathy. Sean was truly exceptional and we will never be able to thank him enough. If ever we do need any further assistance you can guarantee that we will be looking you up again!

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Professional but caring! Very informative and assisted in navigating me calmly through a very stressful situation. Very experienced. Highly recommend.

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Professional but caring! Very informative and assisted in navigating me calmly through a very stressful situation. Very experienced. Highly recommend.

We are extremely grateful to the entire legal team for its professional approach and dedication to our situation. We are all looking forward to a much brighter future.

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Since I first had a meeting with Michael he has been very, very professional and listened to what I had to say. Michael’s advice all the way was on the money. For me, the cost didn’t mean anything it was about how we win. I would recommend Michael and Fisher Dore to anyone who needs a great lawyer and firm. Thank you Michael and staff. Thank you to the Barristers Michael recommended. Thank you.

George Z
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Michael is a fighter, and a winner, to say the least. Truly amazing, words cannot express my gratitude. I had a complex situation, he was able to find a way through the puzzle.

James - Google Review
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Michael is a fighter, and a winner, to say the least. Truly amazing, words cannot express my gratitude. I had a complex situation, he was able to find a way through the puzzle.

James - Google Review

I would like to thank you for handling my matter so professionally and with class. I'm very grateful for the outcome. I see it as a WIN and have since been very positive. So again thank you for your support and due diligence throughout the process.

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Thank you very much for your hard work for me over the past year. You have used your skilful legal knowledge and conducted in-depth work investigation and research. And finally my innocence was proven. Due to the language barrier, it was very important to me to find a lawyer who understands the Chinese language. Jiabei Qi was the right choice. Thank you for your fairness, impartiality and helping me receive justice. [Translated from Mandarin]

Tony Yang - Google Review
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A few years ago I went to Fisher Dore in need of some representation, I was lucky enough to get Tom Gardiner! Tom was able to secure great results for me on a number charges on a number of different occasions. I would highly recommend Tom Gardiner & Fisher Dore.

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Very friendly and professional. Perfect solution for your legal difficulties.

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Very friendly and professional. Perfect solution for your legal difficulties.

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