Matthew Mitchell Solicitors is a Gold Alliance Firm and provide a professional and friendly legal service. We have been a trusted name in law, serving Adelaide since 1979.

We specialise in supporting you through times of need. We are here to provide guidance and advice in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law, Driving & Police Charges, Property & Custody, Wills, Estates & Probate and Victims of Crime Compensation.

We understand you have questions and may have never required legal assistance before. Our goal is to take the time to understand your case and explain your options clearly to ensure you make the best choice possible.

Scott Laidlaw – Principal Barrister & Solicitor

Scott Laidlaw – Principal Barrister & Solicitor

With a Bachelor of Laws from Flinders University, Scott Laidlaw has an excellent reputation for client success. Scott’s speciality is criminal law, with particular focus on drug offences’, assault, drink driving and traffic offences. Scott also deals regularly with accident claims, family law, victims of crime and wills & estates.

Scott is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and has contributed his spare time to the Somerton Surf Life Saving Club.

Nick Thomson - Barrister & Solicitor

Nick Thomson - Barrister & Solicitor

Nick is the newest member of the Matthew Mitchell team, having predominantly practiced in criminal law since his admission.

Nick completed a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice, graduating from Flinders University in 2014 after being awarded the Michael Woods & Co. Criminal Practice Shield. In that same year he was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia. Following admission, Nick worked with…

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…Lindy Powell QC as her research assistant allowing him to experience high quality and complex criminal and civil trial and appeal work.

He has spent the past four and a half years working in remote, rural and metropolitan jurisdictions spanning most of the State and servicing some of the country’s most vulnerable client bases. Nick regularly appears in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court of South Australia on a wide variety of matters ranging from drink driving charges to more serious and complex major indictable matters.

Hard working, diligent, reliable and client focused, Nick aims to provide you with the best possible advice and outcomes for your legal issues.

Nick is also a member of the Fulham Cricket Club, serving on the committee, captaining the second XI in 2019/20, and has represented the club in disciplinary appeal work.

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