South East Queensland most trusted criminal law firm

Brisbane | Gold Coast | Sunshine Coast

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  • Steven Brough

    I founded this practice with the firm belief that I could provide clients with the best possible legal advice and the best service clients ... Read More
  • Andy Gaddes

    In the time I have practiced as a solicitor I have specialised in most areas of litigation and Court work and have appeared for a wide variety ... Read More
  • Belinda Smyth

    I have worked in the legal industry for the past 14 years. The legal firms I have worked in have ranged from large firms undertaking workin all areas to smaller firms specialising in one area Read More
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Welcome and thank you for visiting the website of Clarity Law, one of Queensland’s leading criminal law firms. My name is Steven Brough and I am the owner and senior solicitor here at Clarity Law.

If you are concerned about a criminal charge and the effect it will have on you then contact us.  We understand that a criminal offence is not just about the legal charges, it’s about taking care of you and leading you through this difficult time.  It may be trite to say it but we honestly care about our clients and their welfare.  We will fight for you to achieve the best result but we also won’t forget that this can be a scary experience and you will need help getting through it.

We also offer the easiest way to get expert court representation. Simply click through to our contact us page to send a quick contact us form or ring us and we will take care of everything. Generally you won’t have to come into our office; we can take care of everything over the phone, fax or by email.  If we need to meet we will come to you for no extra charge and at a time that suits you even if this is after hours.  We can service any client in South East Queensland and have offices on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts as well as in Brisbane.

We have made close to a thousand court appearances, we know the law, the courts and we guarantee you will not find a better lawyer.  We can help you with any criminal charge from assault charges and fraud charges including Centrelink fraud to stealing and drug charges. If you have a criminal charge we can help.  Check out our team here.  If you have a traffic related matter then visit our dedicated driving law website.

We appear in almost every court in South East Queensland, from Noosa to the Gold Coast we cover it all, you can have expert representation in your local court with no extra charge to you. Check out the courts we appear in here and click here for more great reasons to have us represent you.  We have helped hundreds of clients and we can help you.  

Want a final great reason to get us working for you? We are one of the best priced Criminal Law firms, generally we will be 25-40% cheaper than other firms. Our lower price doesn't mean you don't get the best advice, you will not find a better law firm to represent you, it just means you can afford to hire an expert criminal lawyer.

Contact us and we will happily talk through your matter and provide you with free no obligation advice on your matter and what the court is likely to do.  Don’t be tempted to go to court on your own, the consequences for your future could be devastating.


A drug charge in Queensland is dealt with very seriously in the courts. There are a wide variety of drug offences ranging from simple possession to more serious charges such as producing dangerous drugs and trafficking.

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An assault charge can result in quite harsh penalties from the courts and the prospect of a criminal conviction preventing a person from travelling overseas or obtaining work.

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Intentionally providing Centrelink with incorrect or misleading information is an indictable offense under Australian law

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My name is Andy Gaddes and I am a consulting solicitor to Clarity Law.

Andy’s Experience

In the time I have practiced as a solicitor I have specialised in most areas of litigation and Court work and have appeared for a wide variety of clients in Queensland Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts and Federal Courts. I believe that it is extremely important how your case is presented to the Court, you only get one real go at it and it should be your best both in preparation and representation.

Steven and I appear in the Court of South-East Queensland every week and know that there is no replacement for expertise and experience in this area.


Andy’s Present Professional Associations and Qualifications



Date completed

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Queensland University Of Technology


Bachelor of Laws

Queensland University Of Technology




Admissions and Memberships

Admitted as a solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland, 2005.

Admitted as a solicitor to the High Court of Australia, 2005.

Admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the High Court of New Zealand 2009

Member of the Queensland Law Society




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Level 1, 16 McDougall Street Milton

Sunshine Coast

level 3 14-18 Duporth Ave Maroochydore

Gold Coast

Lvl 15, 2 Corporate Crt, Bundall