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 is a full-service law firm with dispute resolution and commercial practice areas. We also have dedicated conveyancingfamily law and migration practices.

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 resourceswills and estatesbanking 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 Northern Territory Government, developers, national law firms, publicly listed companies, small businesses, and individuals from the local community.



Chin House on Knuckey Street, Darwin with Leo Clancy’s offices (now Ward Keller)

What We Do Practice Areas

We are a full service legal practice dealing with all matters relating to both business and personal law, we have lawyers to represent you in all types of legal matters.
All Our Practice Areas
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Business and Share Transfers
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Conveyancing
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Criminal law
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Debt collection
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Employment law
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Estate Planning
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Family law
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Migration
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Mining & resources
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Notary Public
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Personal injury
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Workers' compensation
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