Welcome To Attwaters

A wealth of knowledge

Years of expertise

We listen and understand

Building Strong Relationships

Working for and with you


With consistent performance you can rely on us to achieve your defined objectives.


Our knowledgable staff are here to support and assist you with all your enquiries.


Founded in 1959, we have over 60 years of experience and are ready to advise you.

Welcome to Attwaters Solicitors

With over 60 years of service to the community we offer you a wealth of professional knowledge. We focus on the best and most cost-effective outcomes for our clients. We strive to maintain the highest degree of professionalism, integrity and honesty. We treat our clients' information with the utmost confidentiality.

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What We Do

Our Practice Areas

Dealing with family-related issues and domestic relations. We focus on family law, defacto relationships including parenting and financial disputes.

Representing you diligently and protecting your interests. We assist with settling controversies or disputes, acting on your behalf.

Various forms of ownership, posession and tenancy in real property. We focus on your rights to this property.

Making your Will, administering an estate and creating a trust. We guide you through potential issues and litigation that may arise.

Our Professionals

Meet Our Professionals

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Gary Fox

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Located in the east end of the historic yet thriving city of Newcastle is Attwaters Solicitors, who have been operating in the region for more than half a century. Whilst the founder of this much respected law firm, John Attwater, has now retired from the firm, the current-day partners, Gary and Anne have maintained a reputation as one of the leading law firms in the area.

Gary and Anne, who have in excess of 40 years’ experience each, are accredited specialists in family law and property law respectively, and these areas are the main emphasis of the firm’s work.

The continuing success and longevity of Attwaters is founded on a simple philosophy of building strong relationships with their clients, in order to fully comprehend their needs and expectations, whilst working tirelessly in every instance to ensure the best outcome which can be achieved. Working to the highest ethical standards with nothing less than complete confidentiality and integrity are the cornerstones of any responsible law firm and of course Attwaters fully embraces these standards.

If you are in need of a property lawyer, perhaps for industrial or commercial conveyancing in Newcastle, or dealing with covenants or transfers, Attwaters can guide you through all the intricacies that you may face, help you fully understand all the terms of any contracts that you may enter into – with all possible ramifications and outcomes, to ensure the best solution for you. And with such a wealth of experience and knowledge there is probably no one better placed to be by your side at this time.

Dealing with problems within a family can be a complex and emotional time, where the very best advice and guidance is crucial – an objective view of any familial dispute, with a clear understanding of the law is essential to resolve a wide range of problems. Whether married or in a non-married relationship, and whether you have a parenting dispute, or dispute about maintenance, or property settlement, or you are interested in entering a binding financial agreement including pre-nuptial agreement, when choosing the best family law solicitor for you in Newcastle you need look no further than Attwaters.

In addition, the team have significant expertise in the field of wills and estates, and amongst their services is the preparation of wills and the administration of deceased estates – and should you require the services of estate dispute lawyers in Newcastle, Attwaters are ready to bring their exemplary proficiency to your aid.

There will be times when the need for highly reputable solicitors in Newcastle can be predicted, such as for business transactions, selling and buying property, applying for probate and administering a deceased estate, updating your own will or putting in place an enduring attorney or enduring guardian. Equally however there are times when things might need urgent attention, for example when litigation or mediation services are required. In these circumstances, you can be assured that placing your confidence in Attwaters Solicitors to diligently represent, advise and guide you will not be misplaced.

Do not hesitate to call with any enquiries.