Luke Murphy

Luke Murphy has been a legal practitioner for over 30 years practising across several areas of law.  A determined litigator, his reputation for achieving successful outcomes is based on ensuring his clients receive considered, practical advice that enables them to make informed decisions.
Luke is a very personable, empathetic and warm lawyer who genuinely wants the best outcome for his clients.  He is highly-regarded both within the firm, and across the broader profession, and is well known for the quality of the advice and service he provides.
Throughout his career, Luke has been committed to helping others through the provision of pro-bono and volunteer services.  He is actively involved in the community initiatives coordinated by the firm as well as undertaking work for The Salvation Army and sitting on the Board of various organisations over the years, including the Royal Life Saving Society of Queensland, Holy Spirit Care Services Pty Ltd, The Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal Committee, Eastern Districts Rugby Union Football Club and the St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace Old Boys’ Association.  
Luke has experience in all aspects of Estate Litigation including: challenges to the validity of Wills; applications to have non-complying documents admitted to Probate; and applications for orders that further proper and adequate provision be made for clients out of estates.  He also appears in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal on the hearing of applications for a determination as to the operation of Enduring Powers of Attorney.

What Others Say

With MurphySchmidt, it really was a question of “you’ve tried the rest, now try the best”.  In particular, I thoroughly recommend Brendan Ezzy and Luke Murphy.

MurphySchmidt successfully resolved my matter and restored my faith in the legal profession.  Don’t be fooled by others with lower fees and big promises.  With MurphySchmidt, you get genuinely considered and expert legal advice.  If they can’t help you, they will tell you rather than clocking up expensive but pointless legal fees.

David, 2019


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  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Australian Law Council