Our legal team can represent you on any criminal related matter you might need assistance with, in a discreet and confidential manner.
Our principal lawyer, Richard Lawson, has 25 years of experience in the legal industry and is available Monday to Saturday, plus on Sundays by appointment. He is also readily available 24/7 for emergencies.
We specialise in representing clients in a holistic manner in relation to their needs. No matter the size or magnitude of your matter, we’re confident we can help you achieve the best outcome. Lawson Legal services clients from all over Western Australia and are readily available to assist you with your initial consultation.
The principal defence lawyer, Mr Richard Lawson, studied criminology and worked within the criminal justice system in Canada for 10 years before studying criminal law in Perth commencing in 1992.
With 19 years of working experience, and 25 years of total legal experience, Richard achieves excellent results for his clients.
Lawson Legal refers serious trial matters and appeals to Mr Anthony Eyers of Equus Chambers.
Anthony was born and educated in England. He was called to the English Bar by Inner Temple in 1994, before practicing exclusively in criminal law in London, Manchester and Liverpool until 2007. Since 2008 Anthony has practiced as a criminal barrister in Perth, Western Australia.
Ms Michelina Lawson has been the practice manager of Lawson Legal for over 10 years. She is responsible for the administration of the firm including all financial and business activities.
Michelina also manages all correspondence and maintenance of the office to ensure full compliance is adhered to.
Initially, Richard Lawson became involved in the Canadian criminal justice system in July 1985 when he replaced the night supervisor of an Ottawa Community Residential Centre (halfway house), who was murdered by a resident.
Upon migrating to Western Australia in April 1991, Richard was employed as a Community Corrections Officer in Kalgoorlie before transitioning to law school at The University of Western Australia. Richard completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) before being admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in December 2000.