About us

DP O’Keefe Macquarie Law is a legal firm in Dubbo in the Orana Region of Central Western NSW.

The principal solicitor, Dan O’Keefe, has been practicing law for over 38 years. Dan has a wide range of experience and established DP O’Keefe Macquarie Law in 1997.

We have a range of clients in the Dubbo area and further afield. In some cases we have acted for clients for a couple of generations.

Many of our clients are long term clients. We try to identify our clients needs and provide them with practical and cost effective advice.

Service commitment

Our aim is to provide a high level of service in a timely, honest and personal manner. We provide practical assistance to our clients while maintaining strict confidentiality. We endeavour to help our clients be proactive with regard to their compliance with legal requirements. Where appropriate we seek the assistance of other professionals and legal specialists.

Some of the things clients have said about us:-

“Thank you so very much for your kindness in assisting me with this matter. I very much appreciate what you have done for me.”

“Thanks so much Dan. Sure appreciate your input.”

“We would like to express our gratitude for all your support & help with my ... situation & legal issues. Your advice and help were invaluable. I don't think I would have survived without your help.”

“Such exciting news! Well done Dan, best Christmas present you could have delivered I'm thinking.”

“Thanks Dan ... I was confident that if you all worked through this together your combined knowledge would produce the best outcomes for [us].”

“Just a quick email to say thank you very much for all your help, guidance and work both you and Karen have done to sort ...'s estate. I appreciate your kindness very much. Thanks again for everything.”

“Thanks for all your help settling here. It's the best move I could have made.”

“Thank you very much for all your help .... you're the one that got us over the line.”

“Thank you so much Dan and Karen for your service during this transaction.”

“Just wanted to thank you and Karen for your service and advice over the last year or so - it has been much appreciated.”

“Thank you Dan for all your help, support and care over the last months. You have made such a difference to our lives. Words cannot express our gratitude.”

“Thank you for your careful attention to detail on behalf of ... we very much appreciate your work on our behalf.”

“... and I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that has been involved in making this happen. Being new to this experience we are genuinely appreciative of all the support that we have been given along the way and look forward to working with everyone in the future.”

“Thank you for the extra assistance you are always so willing to give us.”

“Thank you for the information - I don't know what we would do without your support.”

“Thank you again for helping out with the settlement. Please also thank Karen for me - she was amazing!”

“Thanks for the email Dan and thank you for doing everything to get settlement done as soon as possible.”

“Thank you so much Dan. You're such a great help. Much appreciated.”

“A million thank you's for all your fabulous help & support with the purchase ... Greatly appreciated.”

“Thank you Dan for your involvement in making this successful for our group, we really appreciate your help and support.”

“Thank you for great work over the last year.”

“I just want to thank you and Karen for all the support and guidance that you have provided ... over the years and particularly the last 12 months.”

“Thank you for redrafting ... and your assistance with organising everything, it is greatly appreciated.”

“Thank you for your kindness and support through this process.”

“We do thank you for your help with this matter and all the work that you have done for us in regard to ...'s estate.”

“Thank you Dan, to you and Karen for helping us with all of this. We sincerely appreciate your professional, efficient and friendly service. You have both been marvellous.”

“Thank you so much to you and Karen for your efforts and assistance with this estate.”

“I just wanted to say thank you for your advice regarding this meeting ... your advice was amazing and really helped ... prepare for the meeting. We had the meeting ... and it went perfect, one of the best meetings I have ever attended ... This was due to your professional advice and experience, so I just wanted to say THANKS!”

“Just wanted to drop a few lines saying thank you very much for dealing with our parents estate. It certainly has been a roller coaster with our loved ones. We have really appreciated all you have done.”

“You guys are wonderful.”

“Thank you Dan and Karen for your persistence in this matter. Appreciate your help as always.”

“Thank you very much for all your work with mum's probate. It certainly has been a long process.”

“Thanks so much for your assistance throughout this matter. It has been a pleasure working with you.”

“Dan being thorough as you would hope of your solicitor. He has gone through and explained some of the complicated items into regular language in good detail.”

“I really appreciate your effort to assist me and my client.”

“Thank you so much for all your help and support its probably not what you normally have to deal with but I really appreciated your input and advice.”

“Thank you for your flexibility in convening the mediation. I have had excellent feedback from all parties and believe the process has been valuable ...”

“Thank you for instructing me to represent such decent people, and for your very astute and cost effective preparation of their case. As always, it has been a privilege to work with your Mr O'Keefe.”

“Excellent service and Karen is super helpful. Thoroughly recommended.”

“A big thank you for all your help in getting us into our new venture in life, our house is lovely and we have settled in.”

“... thank you both it was a long process but we got there. Appreciate your business service always.”

“Thank you for making the selling process of ... a simple and painless process for me.”

“Once again thanks again for the service you and your staff provided.”

“Thank you for posting documents promptly. We thank you for your support and guidance.”

“Please accept this small token of our appreciation for your help. We can't thank you enough for your very wise counsel and support.”

“Many thanks for all your hard work and care.”

“We thank you for your time effort knowledge and guidance through this long proceeding which has had a positive outcome for us. Very much appreciated.”

“Very happy Dan & thank you so much for doing a great job for us. It is much appreciated. Thanking you.”

“Many thanks for completing mum's estate for us all. Sorry if there were many of us phoning in at various times.”

“Thank you for all you have done to settle mum's estate. My sisters join me in thanking.”

“Thank you so much.”

“Thank you for all your hard work.”

“Thank you for all your help. It is very much appreciated.”

“Thank you for your great service.”

“Thank you for the great job you did on helping our family out by doing the legal work for us over mum's will. I do appreciate what you've done for us.”

“Many thanks for preparing the contract for the sale of our house ... We appreciate the swiftness of your service.”

“Thank you for all the work you have carried out in completing our purchase of the property ... [We] are very pleased with the whole process.”

“Just a short email to say a big thank you for all you did for us in the purchase of our recent property ... Your time and extra attention and help is very much appreciated.”

“Thank you immensely for your professionalism, kindness and sensitivity as you assisted with my legal matters.”

“We really appreciate the support we receive from people like you. It allows us to aim high but is also a reminder that we are not alone in the quest for reconciliation. Thank you once again.”

“Many thanks for all your support & hardwork during the year. Also appreciation to Karen - who is always so wonderful & helpful”

“...thank you very much for your help [with the] purchasing of my apartment. I really appreciate it.”

“Many thanks for your kindest help.”

“On behalf of all my family I would like to thank you for your wonderful compassionate care that you gave our dad and in particular when our mum passed away.”

“I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciated you helping ... I was very grateful that you were able to ...”

“Thank you for your help with everything especially the early settlement.”

“Thank you for being so generous with your time.”

“Thank you for your very good advice in relation to our wills and powers of attorney.”

“I am happy with the work you have done for us ... Thank you Dan for helping us again, I would not hesitate to use you should the need arise.”

“Once again thank you very much Dan for looking after another of our children's house purchases. We appreciate very much your expertise & assistance.”

“[ ... ] & I would like to thank you both very much for looking after us so well when purchasing recently our new property in [ ...]. We know it would have been more time consuming & tedious than the average. Once again we are so grateful & appreciate your professional - friendly manner.”

“A BIG thank you for all your help and advice. You were very generous with your services and we really appreciate you organising an early settlement for us.”

“I would like to thank you for your help in our purchase ... We realise that the process has been quite onerous and we appreciate your sound advice and patience with the purchase.”

“Dan provides sound advice in an easy to understand manner. His detailed approach provides confidence that all relevant issues have been addressed which allows the client to make informed decisions.”

“Thank you for the work you did in securing our property. It made such a daunting job seem easier.”

“Many thanks for all your advice and assistance with settlement. Your patience, kindness and understanding are greatly appreciated.”

“I am writing to thank you for all you did to help me during the most challenging time in my life to date… I’m well and truly on my way to a wonderful future because of countless people like you.”

“This note is in appreciation of all your help and support with the estate … I know the case hasn’t been the easiest but your help is very much appreciated.”

“Thank you for the peace of mind you have given me.”

“We are so grateful for you being part of our team - you are so multi-talented!”

“Thank you for all the kind help & friendly support you’ve given me, especially at some difficult & sensitive times.”

“Thank-you for all your help during the sale, and making it hassle-free.”

“Thank you for your kindness and advice …”

2002 nomination for Dubbo’s outstanding business awards

“Thank you for giving me your professional advice. Armed with your points, I approached …”

“Thank you so much not only for your professional support, but also your friendly supportiveness. We could never say how much we appreciate your time & care.”

“Thank you for yet another year of commitment and fantastic work ... as mediator ...”

The view from our office during the 1955 floods

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