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Why Choose Jones Hardy for Your NSW Civil Administrative Tribunals Case?

Jones Hardy Law excels at representing clients before the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunals, addressing disputes across a wide range of issues, from housing and development to guardianship and administrative reviews. Here’s why we are your best choice:

At Jones Hardy, we provide:

Deep Legal Knowledge:

Our team is proficient in tribunal procedures and laws, ensuring well-founded and strategic representations.

Personalized Legal Strategies:

We tailor our approach to specifically match the nuances of your case, ensuring the best possible outcomes within the tribunal system.

Dedicated Advocacy:

We stand firm in advocating on your behalf, ensuring your voice is heard and your rights are upheld in every tribunal hearing.

Supportive Guidance:

Facing tribunal proceedings can be daunting; we support you at every step, demystifying the process and reducing stress.

Who Is This For?

This service is tailored for any individual or entity in NSW facing legal challenges that fall under the jurisdiction of the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunals. This includes, but is not limited to, disputes regarding tenant rights, professional licences, administrative decisions, and other civil matters.

Why It Matters:

Proceedings within the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunals can significantly impact personal lives and professional dealings. Effective representation is crucial to navigate these proceedings successfully, ensuring fair hearings and just outcomes.

What You Can Expect From Us as Your Attorneys:

  • In-depth Case Analysis: We thoroughly assess your case to devise the most effective approach.
  • Strategic Representation: Leveraging our deep understanding of tribunal processes to advocate effectively on your behalf.
  • Clear Communication: Ensuring you are always informed and understand every step of the tribunal process.
  • Ongoing Support: From initial filing to final decision, we’re with you every step of the way.


What types of cases can be heard by the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal?

The NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) hears a variety of cases, including, but not limited to, tenancy disputes, guardianship issues, strata and community scheme matters, building works, and decisions related to professional discipline.

How do I file a case with the NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal?

To file a case with NCAT, you must submit the appropriate application form specific to the type of dispute or issue you are addressing. Forms can be filled out and submitted online or mailed directly to the tribunal.

What are the costs associated with bringing a matter before the tribunal?

Costs vary depending on the nature of the case. Generally, there are filing fees, but for certain types of cases or for individuals with financial hardships, fee waivers may be available. It's important to consult directly with the tribunal or your legal representative for specific fee information.

What can I expect during the tribunal hearing?

During a tribunal hearing, all parties involved present their case to a tribunal member, who may ask questions to clarify issues. Evidence is presented, and witnesses can be called. The environment is less formal than a traditional court, but procedures must be respected.

How long does the tribunal process typically take?

The duration of the tribunal process can vary widely based on the complexity of the case and the current caseload of the tribunal. Simple matters might be resolved in weeks, whereas complex cases could take several months.

Can tribunal decisions be appealed?

Yes, tribunal decisions can be appealed, but generally only on grounds of an error of law. Appeals must be lodged within a specified time frame, usually 28 days from the decision, to the Internal Appeal Panel of NCAT or the Supreme Court, depending on the case.

How should I prepare for a tribunal hearing?

Preparation for a tribunal hearing should include gathering all relevant documents, preparing any necessary witness statements, and reviewing the facts of your case with your legal representative. It's also advisable to understand the legal principles and tribunal procedures that apply to your case.

What are my rights and responsibilities during tribunal proceedings?

You have the right to present your case, bring forward evidence, and call witnesses. You are responsible for complying with tribunal directions and procedures, respecting timeframes, and acting in good faith throughout the proceedings.

Next Steps:

  • Reach out to us: Start with a confidential consultation to discuss your tribunal case needs.
  • Understand Your Rights and Options: We provide a clear explanation of your legal rights and outline your options.
  • Develop a Custom Strategy: Craft a personalised strategy aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes.
  • Stay Informed and Prepared: We keep you well-informed and prepared at every stage of your proceedings.
Plan Your Legal Strategy

It's All About Trust.

At Jones Hardy, your legal journey is guided by experts dedicated to achieving the best outcomes. Our tailored legal strategies, combined with our commitment to your well-being, ensure that we are the right choice for handling your drug crime case.

Why trust Jones Hardy for your legal journey?
Here are four compelling reasons:

  • Personalised Legal Solutions: Tailored strategies designed to address your specific challenges and objectives.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from The Jones Hardy Legal Team’s extensive experience and innovative methodologies.
  • Strategic and Well Planned Solutions: Team Effort of Reasearch, Preparation and Legal Solutions for impactful outcomes.
  • Proven Success: A strong track record of results across all Family law, Criminal law and Civil law cases types.

Book a Confidential Legal Consultation:

Book a consultation and use our meeting to know us, our approach, solutions, communication style, and whether our way of serving clients makes you feel comfortable entrusting us with helping you with your case.


Research our legal team and firm reputation online. Experience often translates into a deeper understanding of the law, potential options and solutions in navigating complex legal scenarios effectively.

Jones Hardy Client Success Stories

We have a professional track record of satisfied clients. Looking at our case studies and testimonials can give you insights into how well we can take care of you and your case.

Building a Better Civil Law Case

Facing civil law challenges can be daunting, which is why we at Jones Hardy Law have created the "You and Your Lawyer" preparation document. This guide is designed to help you understand what to expect from your lawyer and what they will expect from you, ensuring you gather all necessary documents and information before your meeting. It also includes practical advice on managing the emotions and stress that often accompany legal issues, helping you to stay focused and effective throughout your legal journey.

After familiarising yourself with the guide, the next step is to book a private legal session with Jones Hardy Law. During this session, we will tailor a legal strategy to your specific needs, building on the foundation set by the guide. This personalised approach ensures you are not just prepared but also confident and ready to tackle your civil law challenges with our expert support. Download the guide and book your session today to take control of your legal journey with confidence and expertise.

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Plan Your Legal Strategy with Confidence with Jones Hardy Law: Here's How

Protect your interests and achieve optimal outcomes with Jones Hardy’s expert tribunal representation.

  • Book an Appointment or Call: The only way for both of us to determine if we can help you achieve a positive resolution is to start a conversation. Book an appointment or call Jones Hardy to discuss the specifics of your situation.
  • The Jones Hardy Philosophy and Approach to Resolution: Understand the core values and strategies that drive our continued case successes.
  • A Guide to Explaining Your Case to Your Lawyer: This guide will help you prepare the details of your case effectively.
  • Questions We Need Answers to and Questions You Might Want to Ask Us: These prompts will help build a solid foundation for our communication and ensure we cover all critical aspects of your case.

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By the end of our call, you’ll know exactly what you should do next


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