Macedone Legal attends to all criminal matters. Our Team also has expertise in all general litigation, including contested estates under Family Provisions and Succession Acts. It also focuses on commercial law and litigation involving debt collection and contract disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency. We also obtain grants of probate and letters of administration in deceased estates and have experience in building and construction disputes for either the builder or the home owner. We also get involved in contract dispute cases and many other areas.


Sam Macedone has been practising law as a solicitor since being admitted as a member of the legal profession of New South Wales in 1970. In this time, he has acquired a well-earned reputation amongst the legal fraternity, his associates and clients.

Sam commenced his practice of law in the Sutherland Shire in Jannali in January 1971. He became a partner of the firm Solari Macedone Christie Willis which thereafter became known as Macedone Christie Willis.

Sam became an accredited specialist in criminal law in 1993, being his particular area of expertise. He has been involved in many leading and high profile cases and has an outstanding record of achievements in his field. Sam has had several papers published and has presented papers at the College of Law, local Law Society gatherings and at seminars for his peers.

Sam also has a predisposition to involve himself in selected complex and interesting commercial litigation matters and has had some solid successes in matters which have called for an experienced warrior to do battle.

Macedone Legal has been in existence since July 2007 and is a boutique law firm specialising in criminal law and commercial litigation.

Sam appears frequently as a legal commentator on Channel Nine’s Today Show, A Current Affair and various radio stations.

Simon O’Toole joined Macedone Legal in December 2016 and brought with him his extensive experience in legal matters especially in the criminal law field and has added an extra element of expertise that makes Macedone Legal the firm it is today.

The team at Macedone Legal assisting Sam and Simon are; Kirstie-May Morris, lawyer, Suzanne Marinucci, Practice Manager and Lesley Wallace and Lara Telfer, Legal Assistants.

We are one committed team with our mission statement being:

“We are a client driven firm; our priority is to represent our clients fully and professionally and to fearlessly protect and enforce their rights in Court and elsewhere. We strive to deliver an excellent service and provide timely and informative details of your case to keep you in the loop.”

We also have smart communication systems that allow us to make quick and easy contact with our clients as they desire and in the format that best suits them.

Macedone Legal is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.


Macedone Legal are criminal defence and commercial litigation lawyers. Sam Macedone holds specialist accreditation from the Law Society of New South Wales in the field of Criminal Law. The Macedone Legal team, which includes Simon O’Toole and Kirstie-May Morris, operate in the Sutherland Shire, St George area, Bankstown, Parramatta, Liverpool, Waverley, Bondi, Eastern Suburbs, Manly, the Northern Suburbs and the Downing Centre, as well as all the areas of wider Sydney.  We have also conducted matters in regional areas such as Wollongong, Kiama, Nowra, Wagga Wagga, Macksville and Coffs Harbour.

If you have a problem, we will find a solution with the best outcome.

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When the situation is serious come to the serious Criminal Law Lawyers.

Sam Macedone, Simon O’Toole and Kirstie-May Morris form the Macedone Criminal Lawyers team. Between us, we have represented clients in a wide range of criminal matters, from very serious to not so serious offences. We provide a reliable, expert, responsive, and competent service to our clients. It is important that you are effectively and expertly represented in Court when the occasion arises, and our team guarantee that service.

Your rights and your freedom should be fearlessly protected.

We will do that for you.

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When someone owes you money or you are being sued for money or someone breaches a contract, come and see us for the best way to handle the problem. Macedone Legal has experience in all aspects of civil litigation. Our team consists of Sam Macedone, Simon O’Toole and Kirstie-May Morris. Litigation is a very specialised area of law, and the team at Macedone Legal is ready to do whatever they can to assist their clients in their needs. We are happy to advise you in relation to any matter in which you are being sued or where you believe you have a legal right to sue someone else, for whatever reason. We provide a cost effective way to deal with your legal problems.

If you need to bring or defend a claim, contact Macedone Legal.

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