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Welcome to Tetlow Legal

Tetlow Legal is a specialist firm that has, over the years, carefully crafted its niche in the Canberra legal landscape as leaders in the areas of estates and business law.

We provide quality legal advice to individuals, families and small to medium-sized businesses who are looking for a firm that they can trust and who will work with them to protect their interests and achieve positive outcomes.

We pride ourselves on our sensitivity and compassion for others as well as our ability to deliver a high level of service and detailed advice to our clients.

Our reputation for reliability, knowledge, integrity and advocacy for our clients is what sets us apart and has led us to become the well-respected law firm we are today.

What Our Clients Say

Tetlow Legal has been like a good reliable friend over many years. The professional level of service is outstanding and the genuine empathy they exhibit to their clients is admirable.

Our company could not recommend them more highly. It is no surprise to us they have many long term clientele, like ourselves, who continue to reach out to Tetlow Legal for quality legal advice and services, all delivered in an atmosphere that makes you feel at right at home.

Jed Johnson, CEO Random Computing Services Pty Ltd

Our family has relied on the trustworthy advice and friendly service of Tetlow Legal since they established in 1980. The staff are professional, knowledgeable, friendly, respectful and responsive. 

Whether it was estate planning, conveyancing or other legal advice required during different life stages, they listened carefully to our objectives, drew upon the latest legal and financial information and explained, in plain english, the implications and best options available.  

Alan & Ruth Morschel

My late husband and I have dealt with Tetlow Legal on a regular basis since about 1980. We were both very happy with everything they have done for us.

Anne Bolinger

I was so impressed with the work Tetlow Legal did for my (accounting firm) client, over 20 years ago, that shortly afterwards I decided to use them to assist me with the purchase of a business. Ever since I have used Tetlow Legal for my commercial and personal legal work.

They provide expert and informed advice and it is always done in a friendly and practical manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending Tetlow Legal to my family and friends and I make that recommendation whenever the opportunity arises.

Steve Kargas – Accountant and Auditor

On behalf of various community pharmacies, I require the knowledge and service of commercial-minded solicitors. The professional team at Tetlow Legal have an innate understanding of the complex and multi-faceted nature of our industry and have always been willing to assist.

They provide a personable service which demonstrates their subject area knowledge whilst also tailoring their advice to ensure no matter your prior legal experience you know your position.

Tetlow Legal regularly guides us to successful completion in an efficient and timely manner. I am grateful that we have Tetlow Legal’s expert service to turn to. Without hesitation I would recommend Tetlow Legal to anyone in need of legal advice.

Matthew Robson, Business Acquisition Officer Capital Chemist Group

Tetlow Legal have been the lawyers for me and the whole of my family for over 40 years having assisted us with many complex commercial matters, varied conveyancing matters and estate planning.

The firm is thorough, knowledgeable and they give good practical and insightful advice. We have all had a fantastic relationship with the team at Tetlow Legal.

Bob Campbell, Managing Director Precision Metals

There are times in life when you need understanding and support from legal professionals and these times can be challenging, like handling death, setting up complex wills or buying property.  

The great team at Tetlow Legal have been intelligent, calming and wonderfully supportive for our key events when we needed them.  They are an extremely talented group, well versed in their profession who always offer us sound and practical advice in a friendly manner.  They are more than just a legal firm; they offer a style of service you will appreciate for a long time.   

J Johnson and L Lynzaat 

Tetlow Legal were terrific with the home conveyancing they did for us. Thorough, welcoming, efficient and clear about everything. We were very happy and could not have wanted for better service.

Steve and Walsa Fox

We have always found the principals and staff of Tetlow Legal’s knowledge, diligence and expertise to be of very high standard. Their integrity has been flawless, and they have always been devoted to protecting and ensuring their clients’ wellbeing.

All matters have been discussed with us thoroughly and legal technicalities clearly explained. We wholeheartedly and unreservedly endorse Tetlow Legal.

Neil and Yvonne Byron

The team at Tetlow Legal have provided my wife and I with expert advice and service for our estate planning, and recently over many months during a protracted and stressful business transaction.

What sets Tetlow Legal apart is their genuine interest in and care for their clients beyond just the legal aspects of their service, during what can be emotional and trying times. They are a highly skilled, responsive, and friendly and caring team to work with.

Paul Smith

Tetlow Legal have been our family lawyers for some 25 years, assisting us in various matters ranging from basic conveyancing to estate planning and complex commercial transactions.

The team are a pleasure to deal with, responsive and provide simplified legal advice, with a smile and a cup of tea!  Always a nice feeling to deal with professionals who you can relate to as real people and that are genuinely interested in achieving outcomes in your best interests. Best of all, Brian has a really funny laugh.

Jane Peters

Tetlow Legal have successfully delivered estate planning, property and commercial legal engagements for me over more than 15 years. I have experienced great service from all members of the team, and their attention to the fine technical details has delivered some great outcomes.

In addition to this technical strength, I often recommend Tetlow Legal to my professional peers based on the firm’s professionalism and integrity.

Peter Norton, Chief Financial Officer, O’Neill & Brown Group

Tetlow Legal have provided three generations of our family with professional advice on a range of legal matters over a number of years, including Estate Planning, Deceased Estate Administration and Conveyancing matters. Their work has always been undertaken in a friendly but professional manner.

The firm’s wealth of experience and knowledge is clearly evident in their thorough, practical and trusted advice which has always met or exceeded our expectations. We have no hesitation in endorsing and recommending Tetlow Legal.

Ian and Evon Coghill

For nearly 20 years, I have greatly appreciated the excellent, professional advice and service provided by the knowledgeable team at Tetlow Legal – both in terms of my own family’s legal needs and those of my clients.
I have no hesitation in recommending Tetlow Legal to my clients, because I know that they will receive the comprehensive, timely and accurate legal advice that they need for the successful resolution of their various estate, commercial law and property transaction matters.

Lee Scott, Shaw and Partners Financial Services

I came to Canberra over 40 years ago and have been a client of Tetlow Legal since. We have had a full range of legal services in that time. There have been home purchases and sales, business advice and contracts as well as personal finance and retirement planning.

I have always been completely confident that their legal knowledge and professionalism would always be in our best interests. I think it is the personalised service that sets them apart from the big/other legal firms.

Dr Peter Gibson MB BS FRACGP Retired GP