We have a proven record of achieving outstanding outcomes for our clients.

Our team of criminal law specialists are dedicated to providing quality legal representation, in matters ranging from simple traffic infringements to serious offences such as murder and drug trafficking.

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Our diverse team is qualified to represent and defend you throughout every stage of the investigative and legal process.

Hannay Lawyers has been synonymous with the most complex and high-profile criminal law matters in Queensland. We have a proven record of achieving outstanding outcomes for our clients, and our lawyers take pride in their commitment to fearlessly advocating their client’s rights.

We work in association with the most prominent Barristers and Senior Counsel in Queensland, and continue to represent clients across Australia.

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It is our promise that our clients receive quality legal representation with discretion, confidence and uncompromising dedication.

We are one of Queensland’s most sought-after criminal law firms, simply because our professionalism, commitment, and fearless approach achieves results.

Hannay lawyers is featured in Doyle’s Guide to Leading Criminal Law Firms in Queensland for 2016. The 2016 listing of leading Queensland Criminal Lawyers details solicitors practising in criminal law matters in the Queensland legal market who have been identified by clients and peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.

CHRIS DEALS - Hannay Lawyers


Director – Principal.

Prior to commencing his career in law, Chris was a member of the New South Wales Police force where he specialised in criminal investigation, and in particular, Drug Law Enforcement.

Daniel Hannay at Hannay Lawyers


Director – Solicitor

Daniel completed a Bachelor of Law and Criminology at Bond University and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court in 2014.

Lee Quinn Solicitor

Lee Quinn


Lee has been with Hannay Lawyers since August 2017 and was admitted to practice as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court in June 2018. He brings a wealth of knowledge in dealing with all matters of criminal law.

Hugh Stitt

Hugh Stitt


Hugh joined the Hannay Lawyers team as a Law Clerk in January 2018, and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland as a Solicitor in June 2018.

Farshad Sarabi

Farshad Sarabi


Farshad joined our team as a Law Clerk in March 2018, and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court in July 2018.


Tahli Passeri

Practice Manager

Tahli has been part of our team since Hannay Lawyers commenced operation, and has ten years experience in law practice Office Administration.

RACHEL MCDONALD Office Administrator

Rachel McDonald

Office Administrator

Rachel joined our team at Hannay Lawyers mid-way through 2017. She has over 4 years’ experience working as a personal assistant and providing skills of an administration assistant whilst working overseas in the United Kingdom and Canada since 2013.


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