Empowering clients with an understanding of their legal matters through innovative, transparent and specialist dispute resolution and litigation advice

About Us

Our lawyers offer specialist advice tailored to meet specific client needs. We provide clients with practical solutions and options whilst identifying risks and possible consequences in a way that best achieves the client’s desired outcomes. In the delivery of legal services, our focus is on transparency, achieving the best outcome for the client, and anticipating their future needs.

Generally, our approach involves making an attempt to resolve disputes before using courts. This is achieved through exploring all avenues to resolve disputes without the need to institute legal proceedings, thereby avoiding the cost, personal stress and disruption that accompanies litigation. That said, litigation is inevitable in some circumstances. We are fierce advocates on behalf of clients in court and stress the importance of keeping clients updated and informed as matters progress through the court system.

With over 15 years of legal experience, Paula Sutherland & Associates is an innovative and progressive law firm servicing Tasmania. We adopt a no-nonsense approach to all aspects of the dispute resolution process efficiently and cost-effectively.

We welcome client enquiries concerning new and existing matters. Paula has regularly acted as agent for mainland firms and mercantile agencies and is happy to continue to do so.

Paula Sutherland & Associates has been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest-growing law firms by Australasian Lawyer, and as a recommended Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firm by the Doyle’s Guide.