Our Firm

Why Choose Bartels?

We are for you. We care about your outcome as much as you do.

  • The initial consultation is free.
  • We operate on a no win, no fee* basis. This policy ensures that everyone has access to justice and legal representation despite financial circumstances.
  • We are a credible, local firm that has been established for 35 years.
  • We aim to resolve your claim as quickly as possible, with a dedicated team that will remain 100% committed through every step of the legal process.
  • We genuinely care. We respect the sensitive and difficult circumstances that brought you to us and provide you with an objective, sensitive assessment of your situation.

Our Promise

We have built a reputation on providing affordable services to our clients and staying committed to delivering the best possible results. Our promise to you is to care about the outcome of your claim as much as you.


Bartels Lawyers was established over 35 years ago by Ralph Bartels. The practice is still owned and run by Ralph, who now leads a dedicated team of lawyers committed to upholding the reputation of Bartels Lawyers. The firm is based in the southern suburbs of Brisbane, supporting the community and the people who need it most.