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Our Story

At Merthyr Law, it’s all about the people.

For us, success isn’t just about getting excellent outcomes for our clients, building trust and friendships.

Merthyr Law is a family business – Kieran Hoare was Steve’s first articled clerk and Steve was Kieran’s dad’s first articled clerk.

We’re a company that treats our people like family. We look out for you, and we look out for each other, so you can be sure we’ve always got your back.

Celebrating 15 years of excellence in law

Why We Do What We Do

At Merthyr Law, we’re more than just lawyers. We’re people who believe that building strong relationships is what life’s all about. That’s why from day one, we’ll take the time to get to know you and your situation, so we can fully understand your legal needs.

Experience & Expertise

Family Safe Estate Succession Planning

Family Safe® Estate & Succession Planning

If there's one thing you can be sure of in life, it's that change is inevitable. And the last thing you want to do is to put your business or your family's future at risk. We're here to help keep your family and your business safe, so you can concentrate on building, sharing, and enjoying your wealth.

Self Managed Super Funds & Superannuation

Self-Managed Super Funds & Superannuation

It's fair to say our approach to super sets us apart from other law firms. Led by our principal, Kieran Hoare, an accredited SMSF specialist, you'll benefit from a level of expertise that adds even more value to our Family Safe® Estate and Succession Planning service.

Business Structures Commercial Advice

Business Structures & Commercial

We work hand-in-hand with highly respected accountants and financial advisors to deliver tailored commercial and business structure advice for clients with more complicated financial and business needs.

Taxation Law

Taxation Law

We're specialists in providing taxation advice for small to medium-sized enterprises, with a particular focus on family managed businesses, which typically incorporate discretionary trusts and companies.

Family Law

Family Law

Our accredited family law specialist, Peter Pavusa, specialises in helping you understand how the legal system applies to family law issues. His caring approach will guide you through the process and the difficulties you may face along the way.

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Statutory Wills

Merthyr Law is a leading estate planning firm with proven experience with Statutory Will Applications through the use of more complex estate planning strategies such as Testamentary Trusts. Merthyr Law acted in the leading Australian decision in GAU v GAV a decision of the Court of Appeal.

Meet The Team

Meet our creative and genuine team who share a purpose and passion for achieving the best result for our clients.

What Our Clients Say About Us

Find out what our clients value most about working with our specialist legal team.

“It’s good to find someone who is competent and trustworthy.”
Dianne and Malcolm Davies

“Merthyr Law are very professional to deal with. If you really need something actioned, it will happen.”
— Michelle Catelan

“Kieran works to understand the individual’s perspective.”
David Hawley