About Us


O’Shea Lawyers takes a common sense commercial approach to delivering legal services to its clients. We help our clients through every stage of their business life such as the purchase of businesses and commercial properties, business structures and entities, franchises, leases, employment contracts, asset protection including protecting intellectual property, banking and finance.

Our firm negotiates and drafts contracts and other commercial documents that are easy to understand and legally effective. When disputes arise, we can negotiate, mediate or litigate through all levels of the court and tribunal systems both state and federal.

O’Shea Lawyers  has unique experience and expertise in banking and finance, in particular, consumer credit and industry based dispute resolution.

We also offer personal  legal services such as residential conveyancing, finance disputes,  banking contracts, mortgages, wills and estate disputes.

Dr Paul O’Shea BA (Hons) LLB MSc PhD GDLP is the director and principal solicitor of O’Shea Lawyers Pty Ltd.

With more than 23 years experience as a commercial lawyer, he has conducted some of the leading cases in consumer credit  law. He has advised governments, consumer groups and industry.

Dr O’Shea has published widely and conducted many seminars for the  Queensland Law Society, state and federal governments and private agencies in Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and China.

He has been a member of the Banking and Finance Committee of the Queensland Law Society for more than 15 years.  He is the author of The Legal Environment of Business published by Thomson Reuters.

Dr O’Shea is currently a member of the Investment. Life Insurance and Stock Broking Panel of the Financial Ombudsman Service. He also has advised other industry dispute resolution schemes.