Ward Keller is the Northern Territory’s oldest law firm, tracing its history back to 1910. The modern version of Ward Keller was founded in 1963, over 50 years ago. We are also the Territory’s largest legal practice. Our experienced team of partners, lawyers, conveyancers and staff operate from four offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Casuarina, and Alice Springs. We also have a serviced office in Katherine and we attend Nhulunbuy by appointment.
Ward Keller’s partners are highly respected in their fields of expertise, and between them have almost 100 years service with Ward Keller. A number of our practitioners are recognised leaders in their areas of practice, including, mining and resources, wills and estates, banking and finance, and stamp duty and payroll tax.
As one of only six Australian member firms of Lawyers Associated Worldwide, an association of 3700 lawyers in 100 law firms in some 60 countries, we can also help our clients with interests outside Australia to get the international legal assistance they need.
We assist resource companies, infrastructure operators, pastoralists, financial institutions, the Territory Government, developers, insurance companies, national law firms, publicly listed companies, small business and individuals from the local community.
Chin House on Knuckey Street, Darwin with Leo Clancy’s offices (now Ward Keller)
We have been providing expert legal advice to clients in Darwin, Casuarina, Palmerston, Alice Springs and all of the Northern Territory since 1963. Corporate and Personal expert legal advice for all Territorians.
We are one of the Territory’s largest law firms. Our partners, lawyers, conveyancers and support staff operate from our 4 offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Casuarina, and Alice Springs.
The firm’s partners are highly respected in their fields of expertise, and between them have 100 years service with Ward Keller.
We really loved the service and guidance we got here at Ward Keller, it was just the best.
Teresa Hall did an amazing job handling the sale of our business. Extremely well organised, very clear in her communication and executed her work beautifully.
Buying and selling property was made much easier for us with Ward Keller handling our conveyancing. These people know their stuff inside out and have the backing of a full-service law firm. We'll use them again.
Ward Keller senior lawyer Alecia Howland has prepared a fact sheet on the Mandatory Code of Conduct in the Northern Territory. Please click on this link to download the full fact sheet.
Ward Keller’s registered migration agents Anke Nagel and Rachael Adolphe have prepared a fact sheet for employers of temporary visa holders during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please click on this link to download the fact sheet.
Ward Keller’s registered migration agent Anke Nagel joined Leon Loganathan and Peter Gowers on their Territory Story podcast this week to facilitate a Q & A session to answer your questions about how international students in Australia […]