Business Summary
Butler McIntyre & Butler
About Us

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 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 the oldest law firm in Tasmania.


Our commercial legal practitioners takes a practical approach in advising clients in a diversity of commercial matters such as:

  • Business acquisition and sale
  • Partnership
  • Corporations and trusts
  • Insolvency
  • Leasing
  • Superannuation
  • Commercial dispute resolution
  • Licence and franchising
  • Regulatory aspects of commerce

  • Tenders
  • Due diligence
  • Intellectual property
  • Finance and investment
  • Employment and industrial relations
  • Project agreements

Conveyancing & Land Development

The Conveyancing Group at Butler, McIntyre & Butler has extensive experience in all domestic and commercial property transactions.

The Group ensures that matters progress quickly and efficiently from contract to completion.

Additionally, the Group specialises in acting for commercial developers whose interests span city, regional and country areas.

They act for investors, institutions and private clients in all aspects of property transactions including purchase and disposal of real estate, joint ventures, property financing, building and construction contracts, subdivisions of land and buildings, leasing of commercial buildings, local government, planning and environmental law and liquor licensing.

Wills & Probates

The Probate and Estate Planning Group at Butler, McIntyre & Butler offers a comprehensive and thorough service in all aspects of Estate Planning.

The group works closely with the Commercial Group in those matters where estate assets are held in business structures or where the restructuring of assets has revenue consequences.


Anna specialises in Family and Relationship Law. She became a partner with Butler, McIntyre & Butler in 2004 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Tasmania and High Court of Australia in 1997 and the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1998.

After completing a combined degree in Arts/Law majoring in Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Tasmania. Anna worked in Melbourne with the medium tier firm, Gadens, specialising in Telecommunications Law.