Laycock Burke Castaldi Lawyers was founded in 2014, creating a modern and forward-thinking firm, with traditional values and strong Newcastle roots. 

We specialise in commercial and corporate law, litigation and dispute resolution, employment and industrial law, property, licensing, personal and corporate insolvency, debt recovery, wills and probate, and estate planning.

Our lawyers are experts in their field, with many years of extensive experience. 

We provide high quality legal services to a client base that includes numerous industry leaders. While we are proud to boast national and international clients, we are also tireless in our support and promotion of Newcastle businesses and individuals.

We take pride in always holding the interests of our clients as paramount, and having a commercial attitude towards the practice of law and the provision of our services.


Our people

Julien Castaldi

Director

  • Dispute resolution
  • Insolvency
  • Commercial law
Seamus Burke

Director

  • Employment law
  • Industrial relations
  • Work, health & safety
Andrew Knight

Director

  • Commercial Law
  • Property law
  • Personal and business succession planning
David Fox

Senior Lawyer

  • Commercial Law
  • Property law
  • Wills and Probate
Nell McGill

Senior Lawyer

  • Dispute resolution
  • Insolvency law
  • Disputed estates
Emma Wolfenden

Lawyer

  • Property law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Commercial Law
Jess Phillips

Lawyer

  • Employment Law
  • Dispute Resolution
Jaimee Tighe-Wall

Law Graduate

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law
  • Wills and Probate
Gabriella Maughan

Paralegal

  • Commercial Law
  • Dispute Resolution
Trevor Laycock

Consultant

  • Commercial law
  • Personal and business succession planning
  • Property law