Are you looking for a lawyer who listens and keeps you informed at every step?

Dono­van Oates Han­naford is dif­fer­ent. We are legal experts BUT we are also peo­ple experts.
Our aim is to make sure you remain at the cen­tre of your legal mat­ter or pro­ceed­ing. To do this we …

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We ensure we have a thor­ough under­stand­ing of your sit­u­a­tion before pro­vid­ing advice. You can be con­fi­dent that that we under­stand your needs and expec­ta­tions.

Speak clear­ly

We know legal process­es can be daunt­ing and down­right incom­pre­hen­si­ble at times. We offer our clients supe­ri­or, pro­fes­sion­al advice which is eas­i­ly under­stood, and is pro­vid­ed in a time­ly man­ner.

Local Port Macquarie Hastings Lawyers

Dono­van Oates Han­naford is a local Port Mac­quar­ie Hast­ings law firm which has been ser­vic­ing the region since 1946.

We know our clients and the reg­u­la­to­ry envi­ron­ment in which they oper­ate but we are in no way small town oper­a­tors.

Our peo­ple have the expe­ri­ence and exper­tise to rival our big-city coun­ter­parts. They are experts in their field — hav­ing spo­ken at sem­i­nars, pub­lished papers and the major­i­ty of the team have prac­ticed in cities.  But they are also down-to-earth and acces­si­ble. It’s a mix that can be hard to find.

Involved in our com­mu­ni­ty

Being ‘peo­ple experts’ means being among them. We love get­ting out of the office and out into our com­mu­ni­ty to share with and sup­port oth­ers. That’s why we take the time to be active­ly involved in com­mu­ni­ty groups such as:

  • Port Mac­quar­ie Cham­ber of Com­merce
  • Hast­ings Busi­ness Women’s Net­work
  • Rotary
  • Charles Sturt Uni­ver­si­ty Port Mac­quar­ie Cam­pus Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee
  • Life Edu­ca­tion NSW
  • West­pac Res­cue Heli­copter Ser­vice

We don’t just live, work and play here. We enjoy the priv­i­lege both as a busi­ness and indi­vid­u­al­ly to con­tribute to this fan­tas­tic region we call home.

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