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Matthew McCarthy


Phone: (07) 3009 6555



Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 

Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland


Queensland Law Society

Meet Matthew

Matthew joined Creevey Horrell as a paralegal in May 2021 and was admitted as a lawyer in February 2023. 


He has worked exclusively with the Crime and Misconduct team and gained experience in Criminal and Traffic Law.

Matthew believes that clear and open communication with his clients is key. He prides himself on his ability to build strong rapport with his clients, always keeping them fully informed about the progress of their matters. He takes a considered and empathetic approach to client care but is unyielding in the advocacy of his client’s rights.

Prior to joining Creevey Horrell Lawyers, Matthew worked for another criminal law firm. 


  • Criminal Law

  • Traffic Law

  • Professional Misconduct

  • Administrative Law


Matthew has a thorough knowledge of court processes and procedures in the Magistrates Court.


He regularly appears in the Magistrates Court in Brisbane and various regional jurisdictions.


Additionally, Matthew has wide-ranging experience in instructing counsel in more complex criminal and misconduct matters heard in the District and Supreme Courts. He has a keen interest in assisting clients in tribunal matters, in particular weapon licensing offences.


In his personal time, he tutors university students in advanced law subjects.​

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We will provide you with a quality service by:

Recognising that individual client needs are unique. We will personalise our service, and provide you with advice that fits those needs.

Delivering clear, accurate, timely and relevant services and advice.

Ensuring accessibility to senior members of the team, and direct contact with those who thoroughly understand your matter.

Treating you with the dignity, respect and support we would give our most important client, not treating you as another number.

At Creevey Horrell Lawyers, we have an ongoing commitment to deliver service excellence to our clients. Our capacity to provide professional and supportive legal advice and services is what makes us unique and what drives our growth and development as a firm.

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