About Us


Austere Legal has an expansive area of practice that services not only Courts in Sydney but any Local Court, District Court and Supreme Court throughout country New South Wales and Australia.

Prior to establishing Austere Legal in 2016, the Principal Solicitor, Michael Vo, worked at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and prior to that, in private practice. He has experience in both ends of the bar table, allowing him to consider all points or argument from all perspectives.

Appearing regularly in Criminal Court, Federal Circuit Courts and Family Law Courts, Austere Legal will bring a wealth of experience to your matter.

Areas Of Expertise

Criminal Law

  • Drink driving
  • Assault
  • Robbery
  • Sexual assault
  • Drug matters
  • Fraud
  • Murder
  • Bail applications
  • Mental health applications
  • Licence appeals
  • Severity and conviction appeals
  • Extradition proceedings
  • Coronial inquests

Family Law

  • Property Settlements
  • Divorce
  • Parenting Disputes
  • Child arrangements
  • Child Support and Spousal Maintenance
  • Domestic Violence and AVO’s
  • Wills
  • Children’s Court – Care and Protection

Our promise is to provide you with ethical, realistic and easy to understand legal advice combined with uncompromising advocacy to get you the very best result.