Criminal & Industrial Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Industrial Law
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Traffic & Motor Vehicle Offences
  • Wills and Estates
  • Administrative Law (Civil and Administrative Tribunals)
  • Guardianship and Mental Health (SACAT)

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Old Port Chambers was founded by Adam Richards, who began practicing as a criminal lawyer in 1985. OPC Legal was initially a criminal law practice but has since expanded to include:  Industrial Law, Wills & Advance Care Directives, AAT Reviews, Guardianship and Administration Matters as well as Criminal & Administrative Law Appeals. Additionally OPC Legal is proud to operate as a teaching practice and has over the years mentored many budding lawyers who have gone on to successful practice in government and private practice both in South Australia and interstate.

Why Us?

We know that in legal cases most people feel lost in the sheer complexity and high cost of the law.

We aim to take the stress out by making it as easy as possible for you to get a successful result. We provide straight advice in plain language. We provide fearless representation and fight to you the best result – all at the most inexpensive possible rate.

Our experience maximises your chances of success.


We have over 65 years of combined experience in the practice and teaching of law. This experience as practising lawyers benefits you when we take on your case.


We see representing you as a privilege we have to live up to, We care about our track record of winning cases and take pride in the results we achieve for our clients.

Cost Effectiveness

We know legal proceedings are often expensive. We are highly cost competitive and always aim to ensure the best possible service for the minimum cost.


See what people say about us!

Dear Caroline, thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into my case. You are the best! Hopefully next time we cross pass it will be under more positive circumstances thanks again! Kind regards A.P
To Haidari, once you took over my case we got results after so long waiting before. Thank you on behalf of me and my family for what you have done for us. H.U
To Adam on behalf of my family I would like to thank you for the kindness you showed for my brother. TT
Really good ability to understand me and my story. Extremely helpful staff A+. S.W
To Adam Richards and staff, my family and I would like to express our gratitude for your work and moral support which was of excellent standard. Your professionalism and the way you represented me was shown by the success of my case. My family and I wish you and your staff every success for the future you will always be highly recommended. Thank you, PA