Andrew holds Bachelor of Laws and Diploma of Teaching from the University of Newcastle. He also holds a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice through the College of Law. He was admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2013 and is a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.
Andrew comes to the law after a long and rewarding career in education. The skills and experiences he refined in his former profession are highly transferable to his main practice area, criminal law. Andrew is also able to assist in other areas of law including family and civil matters.
Andrew strives to bring clarity and a measured approach to all his clients’ needs.
He has appeared in most Local, District and Children’s Courts in the broader Hunter region and Central Coast area of NSW. Andrew also appears in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia, and has experience in preparing complex family and civil law matters for Supreme Court proceedings.
When not assisting his clients, Andrew relishes time with his family and pursuing his love of sailing.
Accreditations & Memberships
- Member of the Law Society of NSW
Success Stories and Publications
by Chris L. via Email
As you had to be in Cessnock soon after my case was dealt with, I didn’t have time to fully express my thanks to you for your wonderful work in representing me at Court. Your thorough professionalism and knowledge of effective preparation and procedure resulted in a great outcome for me - one that I dared not hope for at the beginning. I will thoroughly recommend you to others who need legal representation. Best wishes to you and your family in the future. Thank you once again.
by V. Rota via Google
Andrew is a great solicitor & top bloke. Very easy to approach and friendly. Really satisfied with the way he detailed information that was needed for the submission of my case on the scheduled date. Couldn't have asked for a better fella to represent me. ✌️👌👍💖
by Dale D. via Google
Excellent representation and the best outcome I could have asked for. Went to court for a driving while suspended charge and Andrew Carr was fantastic during the whole ordeal. Not only was the fine waived, but more importantly I was able to keep my license and stay on the road.
by D. Ciborowski via Google
First visit, first impressions - positive. Straight up and straight forward.
by N. Numbers via Google
Best money ever spent!!! Never thought I'd say that about a lawyer. Wise and quality information
by Amanda B. via Google
My Lawyer was very professional and considerate when seeing for the first time. Although I can't afford a private Lawyer at this time I have found a way. Because the stress I was under was far too much for me to take on alone while trying to start a new life with my 5 children. I highly recommend this company!
by H. Bodley via Google
Car was impounded, and licence suspended after being pulled over as a “hoon” which was (btw) a load of *&^%. The Gotocourt lawyers were great, fast efficient, which was obvious after my first call which was answered immediately, gave me some great advice over the phone on what to prepare and had me scheduled to see their lawyer that afternoon. Top bloke, very friendly and well spoken. Totally destroyed the charges in court – when all was said and done my penalty was less than your general parking ticket.
by Dennis T. via Google
Very patient, friendly and sound knowledge of the law and common practice. Would definitely recommend this place for legal support, services and advice