• Claire Bradshaw

Strong Relationship with Community at Halyburton Legal


If you’ve strolled down The Boulevarde in Toronto sometime in the past few months, you might already recognise the name Halyburton Legal. The boutique law firm, set just back from the lake’s edge, was formerly the Toronto office of a long-established Newcastle/Lake Macquarie firm and home to now-retired local lawyer, John Williams. But the name change doesn’t mean the firm’s 30-year connection to the local community will be any different. In fact, Director Solicitor Kathryn Halyburton and her team are determined to ensure that connection will be stronger than ever.

The firm’s name change to Halyburton Legal officially came about in the second half of 2019. Kathryn became the owner of the business’ Toronto arm two years prior when the previous firm merged with a national firm. “I was employed by the previous firm for a long time, about 17 years, and ended up buying the Toronto office,” she explains.

It was a natural move for Kathryn, who has been p