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Update on our Firm’s Operations

Whitelaw McDonald Solicitors would like to assure our clients and the public that we are closely monitoring the developments with the outbreak of COVID-19 in in our area and state wide and are taking the necessary precautions to keep our staff and visitors as safe as possible.

Out of the interest of your health and our staff’s health we are closing the doors to all visitors from 10th January 2022 at both our Kotara and Erina offices unless in exceptional circumstances. However, we will continue to serve our clients in every way taking into account self-isolation and lockdown measures.

In order to ensure you and our staff remain healthy we will increase our conferences undertaken by Phone, Video link, Teams and Skype.

Please phone our office on the below numbers and we will assist you as best we can via remote online meetings or phone conferences.

Kotara: 02 4941 8999

Erina: 02 4343 7000


Email: wmlawyer@whitelawmcdonald.com.au

We thank you for your support



Whitelaw McDonald are Newcastle and Central Coast Lawyers committed to providing the highest quality of service to our clients.

The Firm comprises a team of 6 qualified Solicitors, 1 clerk and 22 support staff.

Based in two locations being Kotara and Erina, the firm services clients from Sydney to the Queensland border.

Several of our practitioners have been approved as Legal Services Providers to the Workcover Review Officer and two Solicitors hold specialist accreditation in Personal Injury Law.

Our firm also offers Legal Aid services in relation to family law matters.

The Firms’ Practitioners have extensive experience in Compensation LawBusiness Law and Personal Law as well as many other areas.

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