Why Dormer Stanhope Lawyers?

Dormer Stanhope offers what other firms struggle to deliver – the expertise that comes with over 35 years of experience in top tier firms, coupled with the personalised approach to client relationships only small firms can truly provide.

Unlike larger firms, we can dedicate ourselves completely to our clients’ matters, creating individualised approaches to their personal issue without compromising on quality.

We pride ourselves on being an outcome-driven law firm. Our effective and timely advice is a testament to our continued high success rate. At our core, we are passionate about the law. As a firm, and as legal practitioners, we thrive on having our technical skills challenged and tested.

Our team is experienced in all forms of litigation and alternative dispute resolution and has advised on a diverse range of matters in all jurisdictions, Courts and Tribunals.

We specialise in:

Family Law

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Children Matters
  • Property Settlement

Estate Disputes

  • Family Provision Claims
  • Contentious Probate
  • Will Disputes
  • Elder Abuse

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Guardianship

Probate & Letters of Administration

Abuse Law

  • Domestic Violence
  • Institutional Abuse
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Statutory Insurance
  • Cancellation of Coverage
  • Lapse in Coverage
  • Denied Indemnity

Commercial Disputes

  • Breach of Director’s Duties/Director’s Liability
  • Competition, Consumer & Trade Practice Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes

Tax Disputes

  • Incorrect Tax Assessments
  • ATO Audit
  • Tax Fraud
  • Section 353-10 Notices
  • Tax Practitioners Board Disputes

Private Disputes

  • Personal Injury
  • Contract Disputes
  • Bankruptcy
  • Neighbour Disputes


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