about us 

 

Coastal Lawyers was founded by a former prosecutor and former police officer with over 20 years combined experience investigating serious crime and misconduct.  

Kristal Naividi

Kristal Naividi

Principal Lawyer / Founder

Kristal worked for 13 years with NSW Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and has a strong background in criminal prosecutions. Kristal worked extensively in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of NSW.

As a criminal prosecutor, Kristal represented the crown in a range of complex and high profile cases. These included murder, manslaughter, sexual assault, serious assault, dangerous driving, break and enters and multi million dollar frauds. Her time as a prosecutor set a solid foundation as a criminal defence lawyer.

Kristal’s time as a prosecutor including her years of experience with victims of crime particularly domestic violence set a solid foundation as a family lawyer.

Kristal is passionate about presenting the best case for her clients and guiding them through the legal maze.

Qualifications:

  • Master of Laws (Criminal Practice) – 2021
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Diploma in Law
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the NSW Supreme Court and High Court of Australia.
Kristal Coastal Lawyers

“I started Coastal Lawyers to bring simple, accessible and reliable legal advice to the Central Coast”

 Kristal Naividi

Luke Naividi

Luke Naividi

Lawyer

Luke works behind the scenes at Coastal Lawyers and is available if you need ‘urgent’ advice after-hours or on weekends.

With a background in general duties policing and having spent a decade investigating allegations of misconduct within a large government agency, Luke knows his way around a brief of evidence.

Luke is a Central Coast boy through and through having grown up at Umina Beach.

Qualifications:

• Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

• Diploma in Law

• Bachelor of Arts

• Associate Degree in Policing Practices

“Every now and then we all need some professional support. Everyone is entitled to a solid legal defence.”

 Luke Naividi