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The Local Court Lawyers work exclusively in the local courts of NSW.  Unlike most law firms, local court work is the only work we do.  That’s why we are experts – Local Court offences – all day, everyday.

Currently operating in NSW, the Local Court Lawyers appears in the local courts in: Ballina, Bellingen,  Byron Bay, CasinoCoffs Harbour, KyogleLismoreMacLean/ Yamba MullumbimbyMurwillumbah,  Tweed Heads (and all other local courts in NSW).  We appear for children and juveniles in the children’s court as well.

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Sally McPherson - Local Court Lawyer

Sally McPherson

Sally McPherson is the principal lawyer at THE LOCAL COURT LAWYERS. Sally has been a lawyer in excess of 20 years, with many of these spent handling local court matters.

In addition to a law degree, Sally also holds a Masters Degree in Criminal Law – an LLM (Criminal Practice) – which is a unique and advanced qualification focusing on a deeper analysis of criminal law and in particular, the application of the evidence laws that apply to criminal offending. 

Sally has operated the Local Court Lawyers for several years, and has appeared in a myriad of local court matters.  Her academic qualifications, combined with her experience, and skills at the strategy of running local court matters (which is further clear from this short video) make the Local Court Lawyers unique.

Irene Healy - Local Court Lawyers

Irene Healy, Paralegal

With a background of 15+ years in criminal and civil litigation, Irene prepares our license suspension appeal matters, some private AVO’s and most of the court forms we have to prepare and file for our clients.  As the firm’s paralegal, Irene liaises with clients and legal professionals in preparation of criminal cases for both NSW Local and District Courts.

As the firm’s Trust Account Manager, Irene also manages the day to day running of the Trust Account in accordance with NSW Law Society regulations.


Local Court Lawyers

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We work almost exclusively in the LOCAL COURTS of NSW, providing affordable and professional legal advice and representation.

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