About Us

Get legal help with traffic and criminal law charges in Gosford.


Know your legal rights and be represented in court by Spencer Lawyers. Based in Gosford on the Central Coast, we service the entire Sydney metropolitan area, Central Coast, Gosford, Wyong, Newcastle, and all NSW courts.


David Spencer established Spencer Lawyers in 2010 after serving 20 years in the police force including general uniform duties, criminal investigation and as a prosecutor. We’ll pass on our intimate knowledge to you in matters of police questioning, investigations and procedures.


The Spencer Lawyers team at the office in Gosford
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At Spencer Lawyers, our passion for protecting your rights in criminal matters drives us to provide a caring, personal service when you need it most.


David Spencer is also an avid supporter of the local Surf Life Saving club and involved in fundraising for Room for Change in Cambodia.

When the law is knocking down your door at 3am, call us straight away—we’re available 24/7 for legal aid and consultation. Alternatively, we’re highly flexible with our appointment times and can schedule a telephone conference if that’s suitable for you. Contact us today to book an appointment.

David Spencer

Principal of Spencer Lawyers

Mr David Spencer is the Principal of Spencer Lawyers. He has a distinguished career as an exceptional specialised criminal defence lawyer.

Mr Spencer commenced his career in criminal law as a NSW Police Officer in 1985 until 2005. He worked in uniform General Duties, Detectives and the Police Prosecuting Branch where he spent thousands of hours advocating in the court room running many cases.

In 2006 he completed his Bachelor of Laws and was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2007. In 2010 he started Spencer Lawyers which has continued to grow to this date.

He regularly conducts difficult & complex defended hearings, trials and appeals, achieving an outstanding success rate.

Mr Spencer has represented clients in high profile, difficult and complex criminal cases, including:

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Thousands of clients have trusted Mr Spencer to look after them in their criminal matters. He is a dedicated, knowledgeable and persuasive criminal lawyer who is respected by magistrates, judges and prosecutors alike.

He fights hard for his clients and does his best to relieve them of their anxiety and stress throughout these difficult times.

Mr Spencer has conducted 1000’s of local court cases over his career, with an emphasis on:

  He has developed specialised advocacy procedures, methods and techniques to achieve desirable outcomes for his clients. He is respected for his ability to grasp large volumes of complex material, identify the relevant issues and formulate winning strategies, and his high-quality work is consistently praised by members of the judiciary.   With Mr Spencer, clients can rest assured of receiving the best defence whatever their particular criminal or traffic law case may be.

Claudia Pitt

Claudia successfully completed her tertiary education and High School Certificate at the Central Coast Grammar school in 2017, achieving an atar of 96.7.


Claudia now holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Macquarie University in Sydney and has successfully completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice with the College of Law New South Wales. Claudia has since been admitted as a solicitor by the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.


Claudia has been a member of Spencer Lawyers since November 2019, working primarily as a paralegal and administrative assistant and she is now the head solicitor in charge of the wills and estate administration and planning department.


Her specialties involve expertise and knowledge in the areas of estate planning, challenging wills, probate and family provision claims. However, Claudia is also available civil disputes, family agreements and for local and district court appearances for matters of a criminal and traffic nature.


Claudia demonstrates an astute, practical, and excitable approach to the law whilst continuing to be a hardworking and compassionate team member of Spencer Lawyers. She remains passionate in ensuring that the law remains accessible to all, providing a competent and empathic hand to those navigating the legal system.

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