Holt Lawyers Gold Coast Team


Richard Holt Lawyer Gold Coast

Richard Holt B.EC., LL.B

Richard Holt has practised on the Gold Coast since 1980 and in more than 3 decades has developed extensive experience in the commercial, business, leasing and property development sectors in the Gold Coast region. He has acted for clients responsible for many landmark developments, including apartment buildings, an international hotel development and mixed use developments.

Some of these clients have required Richard to represent them in commercial litigation and dispute resolution including matters in the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Court of Queensland and appeals to the High Court of Australia. He has also represented clients in international arbitration proceedings.

This experience has helped Richard develop a reputation and expertise in dispute resolution and helping clients achieving cost effective and prompt settlements of major commercial disputes.

View Richard’s Resume




Gayna Marlow BA, LL.B
Special Counsel

Gayna has over 30 years’ experience in property and commercial law in New South Wales and Queensland, including a lengthy period with a national 'top tier' firm in Sydney and Brisbane. She specialises in all types of leasing, licensing and related matters for both lessors and lessees including off the plan leasing, agreements for lease and associated documentation, commercial, industrial and retail leases. She is extremely familiar with retail legislation nationally and has worked on many prominent buildings and projects over the years in Sydney, Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.




Carley McNeil B.Com, LL.B.

Carley was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland as a solicitor in February 2016.

She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Commerce from Bond University. Prior to entering legal practice she worked for a Queensland State Government Minister advising on policy, legislation, media and communications.

Carley’s areas of practice include:

  • Commercial law;
  • Property law;
  • Litigation; and
  • Wills & Estates including family provision application.

Carley works closely with the Principal, Richard Holt.



Trish Lowe
Conveyancing PARALEGAL

Trish has over 25 years' experience as a conveyancing paralegal in all areas of conveyancing including residential, commercial, off the plan, freehold and community title subdivisions.





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