Stacks Collins Thompson law firm, Hornsby

Welcome to Stacks Collins Thompson, a law firm on Sydney’s north shore which has been serving the local community for over 50 years. As a long-established local business, we understand what affects people in the local area. We’re part of the fabric of Hornsby and the upper north shore’s business community.

In March 2017 we expanded the knowledge, experience and geographical coverage we can offer our clients by joining Stacks Law Group, a network of over 25 firms around New South Wales and southern Queensland.
(02) 9476 2788
Mon - Fri9am - 5pm
Sat - SunClosed
8 Coronation Street Hornsby NSW 2077

Reviews

Mark and Tracey assisted me with my legal matters. From the beginning to finish a felt comfortable and supported. They have provided a professional and comprehensive advice and communicated in time. Many thanks. Highly recommend. Alex
Alex
Alex
02:54 17 Oct 17
I am happy with the this law firm (Mark). recommended.
Sid Syd
Sid Syd
10:02 05 Jun 18
In October 2016, my wife left the family home with my four beautiful children and the family car whilst I was working. I needed to speak to someone immediately to find out what my rights were and what I should do. I called solicitors and law firms from everywhere, but none of them helped because I earned “too much” for free advice, or they wanted me to sign up and come in for advice. I then called Stacks, Collins and Thompson. Susan Foote spoke to me and helped me understand what I needed to do. She helped me at my lowest point and guided me in what to do before initiating Court proceedings. Once Court proceedings were indeed happening, Sue became my solicitor and fought hard so that I would get access to my children again. I was falsely accused of domestic violence and many other nasty things, but Sue and her fellow practitioners at Stacks, Collins and Thompson fought to clear my name and in the end not only enabled me to get access to my children, but indeed won the case for me. I am now the primary carer of my four beautiful children and I have my car back too. I have Susan Foote, Sara Woolford, Tracey Harris and the rest of David Thompson’s team at Stacks, Collins and Thompson to thank for it.
Damien Guilbert
Damien Guilbert
09:21 26 Jun 18
Thank you for the great work Tracey and Mark. The legal matter was completed to our satisfaction and without delay. Communication was prompt and professional. Job was very well done and with no hassles. I have used few lawyers in the past and always had some problems. Found Tracey and Mark great professionals. Thanks. Lydia
Lydia Burmey
Lydia Burmey
23:44 16 Oct 17
It was a time when my parents and I decided to execute the Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardianship forms to let me represent their legal and medical interests in all situations. I was looking for a lawyer who could speak Russian or Ukraine, my parents’ native languages. This is how I found Mark Shumsky (who spoke perfect Ukrainian) at Stacks Collins Thompson in Hornsby. Legally, my case was rather straightforward. However, the prospective need for having the above-mentioned documents was not cheering on my parents. I’d like to go through all formalities in the most emotionally smooth way for them. Mark was absolutely fantastic in that respect. He comprehensively reviewed all aspects of the very critical authorisations with my parents ensuring each of them fully understood the meaning of the documents and how and under which circumstances they could be used. At the same time, Mark did it in a very warm and supportive family-like conversation. On a separate note, I’d like to mention that I was also very pleased with the cost. We were on a budget and that aspect was important for us.
Oleksandr Popov
Oleksandr Popov
07:40 30 Dec 19

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Why Stacks

No hidden fees
Nobody likes surprises on their bills, so we take the time to agree with you exactly what our work will cost before we do it (not after!)
Deep expertise
Our lawyers aren’t ‘general practitioners’, they’re experts in their chosen fields of practice (many are Accredited Specialists)
Practical advice not legalese
We provide clear, practical advice, in plain English, so that you can make decisions with confidence
Over 25 local offices
Our local offices are owned and operated by friendly, local professionals, who are proud and active members of the communities they serve
Real client care
Genuine care for clients has been at the core of our practice since the first office was opened by ER Stack on the NSW Mid-North Coast in 1931
Progressive practice
We invest in technology and systems so that our services are always cost effective and clients are in control of their own legal affairs

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8 Coronation Street Hornsby NSW 2077
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