About Us

The Paton Hooke Team

Established in 1911, Paton Hooke Lawyers is based in Taree and is the oldest law firm in the Manning Valley.

The firm's solicitors have extensive experience in providing legal services to the Manning Valley, Mid North Coast and regional NSW.  The firm's directors all commenced their legal careers in Sydney and have over 70 years of combined practical experience.

The firm has a strong local focus and commitment to servicing the needs of the Manning Valley and is highly regarded as one of the best legal practices on the Mid North Coast. Paton Hooke were awarded "Best Business in Professional Services" by the Manning Valley Business Chamber for the Manning Valley in 2010. The objective of the directors is to establish the firm as a viable alternative for the provision of legal services to metropolitan based businesses and government organisations.

Paton Hooke Lawyers is committed to playing its part in providing assistance to charitable and other community based organisations with the firm acting for a number of local associations and the directors providing their services to many boards.

The firm is proud of its history and confident in its ability to provide expert legal services in an efficient and cost effective manner.