About Us

Our Vision

Since 1864 Clarke & Barwood Lawyers have provided legal services to Colac, the Otways and surrounding districts.

Clarke & Barwood Lawyers offers legal services in the areas of Conveyancing & Property Law; Wills & Estates; Family Law, Commercial Law and Litigation.

Our Mission

We work hard to provide our clients with accurate, clear legal advice and are committed to ensuring you get the best result possible with minimal delay. At Clarke and Barwood our aim is to provide:

  • Accurate, clear legal advice.
  • The best result possible result.
  • Minimal delays.
  • Reputable and reliable legal services to Colac and the Otways, as we have done since 1864.

Our Team

Although relatively small, our team combines experience and skill when it comes to legal advice for individuals and businesses. Most of our team has been with us for a long time, providing a familiar and friendly face for clients.

Matthew Scott
Yulanda O’Connor
Conveyancer / Law Clerk
Geraldine Prentice
Erika Meesen
Accounts & Administration
Teagan Fiscalini
Reception / Law Clerk
Laurie Foster
Conveyancing & Property Law

Whatever you require, when it comes to property Clarke & Barwood Lawyers are here to help with purchases, sales, transfers, subdivisions and more.

Family Law

Family breakdowns are always difficult. It’s a stressful time and good legal advice is essential. Clarke & Barwood Lawyers can help.

Wills & Estates

Planning for the future is essential. Don’t put things off until it is too late. Clarke & Barwood Lawyers understand the importance of estate planning

Commercial Law

Clarke & Barwood Lawyers can assist you with a range of commercial matters such as sale and purchase of business, leases and debt recovery.

Our Clients

Businesses, Farms, Developers and Individuals. Our clients represent a broad section of our local community. Judge us by the company we keep.

    Clarke and Barwood have unparalleled knowledge of Colac, the Otways and surrounding districts. Our firm is well known for its friendly service and competitive fees. We provide comprehensive legal services.


    61-65 Gellibrand St
    Colac 3250


    Tel (03) 5231 5155




    Mon-Thu: 8:30AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM