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Patrick Staunton
Patrick Staunton

Patrick Staunton


Patrick joined Connolly Suthers in 2023 as a Criminal Law Solicitor. Patrick is a multi-disciplined lawyer whose focus areas are Criminal and Domestic Violence Litigation. His passion lies in advocating for his clients across all types of matters. Patrick’s wealth of courtroom experience, strong attention to detail, critical thinking, and exceptional negotiation skills mean he can tackle and overcome any challenge that a client is facing.

Originally from Central Queensland, Patrick moved to Townsville to pursue his career in Law and make his mark as one of the town’s most competent litigators. Patrick strives to assist his clients with their legal process and provide them with the highest standard of advice. Despite the size and complexity of your legal problem, he will diligently work alongside you to ensure that your case is presented in the best possible light. This commitment to excellence for clients also continues outside the office. Patrick volunteers at the Townsville Community Law, providing pro bono advice to individuals seeking legal recourse.

Patrick’s personal yet professional demeanour compliments his outstanding ability to achieve the best results for his clients. He holistically approaches every client, immerses himself in their circumstances, and prioritises their needs. He is dedicated to keeping up with the latest legal developments, bringing fresh insights to every case. The latter and his ability to think outside the box allow Patrick to develop a contemporary legal strategy that brings ultimate results to his clients.

Patrick Staunton
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P 07 4729 6638

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Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

  • Bachelor of Laws (James Cook University)
  • Graduate Diploma of Practical Legal Practice (The College of Law)
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Committee Member of the Townsville District Law Association 2024