Butler McIntyre & Butler is a medium sized independent Tasmanian legal firm. Its offices in Hobart are situated in the centre of the city close to the Commonwealth Law Courts and the Supreme Court of Tasmania. In Hobart, the name Butler McIntyre & Butler has been synonymous with high quality legal service for over 185 years. In fact, established in 1824, it is one of the oldest law firms in Tasmania.

Founded in 1824

10 people in their team

Practice areas
Lawsuits & Disputes
Criminal Defense
Elder Law

Languages spoken

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Practice areas

Lawsuits & Disputes

ADR Mediation & Arbitration
Class Action

The Litigation & Dispute Resolution team at Butler McIntyre & Butler has a wealth of experience in all areas of Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Our team is committed to providing clients with result driven advice to assist in resolving matters, whether it be through negotiation, mediation or a Court determination.

The Butler McIntyre & Butler Litigation & Dispute Resolution team is highly skilled in providing representation that is both result driven and specific to the needs of the client. Areas of expertise include:

  • Commercial litigation;
  • General litigation and dispute resolution;
  • Personal injury law;
  • Insurance law;
  • Bankruptcy;
  • Insolvency;
  • Franchise Law;
  • Securities enforcement;
  • Sports Law;
  • Tribunal and board representation.

Our large team, with its depth of experience and commitment, provides a personal and results driven service.

Criminal Defense

Arrests & Searches
Criminal Litigation
Drug Crime
White Collar Crime

The Criminal Law team at Butler McIntyre & Butler has a broad range of experience in all facets of Criminal Law, including indictable and summary matters.

Alex regularly appears in the Magistrates Court including hearings, contest mentions, pleas for summary matters, trials in the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the conduct of inquests. Our team is proficient in providing advice and assisting clients in the Family Violence and Restraint Order jurisdiction, whether to obtain the protection of an order or oppose it or vary it.

The team has extensive experience in the therapeutic jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court, including the Court Mandated Drug Diversion Program and the Mental Health Diversion List. The team has a significant Youth Justice practice and they each understand the unique needs of youthful offenders dealing with the criminal process in both the Youth Justice Division and the Supreme Court.

The Criminal Law team at Butler McIntyre & Butler is committed to assisting clients with practical support and advice in what can be difficult and challenging times.

Elder Law

Estate Planning
Will & Testament

Butler McIntyre & Butler has a strong history of providing families with assistance in preparing their Wills. Our team is apt at providing practical advice to assist clients in making plans for their future. Butler McIntyre & Butler is well known for providing a full service, offering the ability to progress matters quickly and cost effectively.

At the time of the death of a loved one, the team, expertly assisted by our Probate Clerk, Amanda Sinclair, is able to assist in finalising the legal and financial affairs of that person. Our team acknowledges the enormity and emotion at this time and is proven in providing an outcome in an approachable and empathetic manner.

Our team assists clients in preparing Wills, obtaining Probate or Letters of Administration and administration of the deceased estate.

Our Wills & Probate team is supported by our Estate Planning and Property and Commercial practitioners.

Our team provides pro bono services through the Cancer Council of Tasmania Pro Bono Service.

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