Chelmsford Legal is a boutique law firm that specialises in all types of criminal matters and civil litigation, with a particular focus on Court work. Our lawyers are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome, whatever your situation.
Sir Nicholas Tindal

Sir Nicholas Tindal

Unlike some legal firms in Perth, Chelmsford Legal has the ability and experience to look after your matter from start to finish, without having to brief outside Counsel.

Situated in the heart of Perth, we are literally just around the corner from the Magistrates and District Courts and a short distance from the Supreme Court. We are also very close to the Perth Train Station and local bus services.

Chelmsford Legal is also a proud member of ADLA:  The Australian Defence Lawyers Alliance. The ADLA team is represented by a leading criminal law firm from each state, combining knowledge, experience and resources to form a large group of skilled defence lawyers. Chelmsford Legal is the ADLA representative criminal law firm in Western Australia.

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The name “Chelmsford” Legal is derived from the birthplace of Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal (1776 –1846), who was a celebrated English lawyer and later a Chief Judge. At the Bench, Tindal’s greatest achievement was to significantly reform criminal law. By introducing the special verdict of “not guilty by reason of insanity” and the defence of provocation to murder, he left a legacy that remains to this day.