Your local lawyers for general law since 1990.

Chapman Jones is a solution-focused general law practice in the heart of Devonport.

Since 1990 we have been providing value and robust overview to three generations of clients in the local community and beyond.

Our Areas of Practice

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  • Sale & Purchase of Property
  • Refinancing
  • Loan Arrangements
  • Boundary adjustments, Fencing & Easements
  • Property Reviews
  • Subdivision
  • Property Sharing Agreements

Corporate and Commercial

  • Company Formation
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Corporate Governance
  • Constitutions
  • Share transfers and registration
  • Annual returns
  • Commercial Leases
  • Sale & Purchase of Business
  • Sale & Purchase of Shares
  • Due diligence
  • Ownership structures
  • Financing
  • Commercial Contracts

Estate Planning

  • Asset Restructuring
  • Wills
  • Retirement Village - Applications and Settlements
  • General Powers of Attorney
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Succession planning


  • Review & Planning
  • Formation of Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Dissolution of Trusts

Estate Management and Administration

  • Applications for Probate
  • Deceased estate management
  • Dispute Resolution - case management through our network of barristers

Relationship Property Law

  • Relationship Property Advice
  • Contracting Out Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Relationship Property Agreements
  • Property Sharing Agreements
  • Dispute Resolution - case management through our network of barristers

“Thank you. I don’t know how to express the gratitude I feel for you & Lesley. You have made the most arduous task almost bearable. You are both amazing women. Thank you again.”

“Dear Carol and Lesley, I just wanted to pass on my huge gratitude for all you did today to get us over the line with our house purchase. We are very happy clients. Thank you for providing excellent advice on both the sale and purchase. You always had our best interests at the forefront and were responsive. A huge thank you for being the calm voice at the end of the phone (many times!) We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to our friends and family.”

“I have worked with Chapman Jones, previously Alan Jones Law, for over 10 years on many different assignments. They give practical honest answers to issues. A local practice with a highly knowledgable team.”

“I have been a client of Alan Jones Law for over 25 years and have used their services for all my legal needs from wills and property conveyancing to dealing with difficult lease issues and have always dealt directly with Alan himself. Recently, since the practice became Chapman Jones Law Limited, I have been dealing directly with Lesley on several separate but related legal processes. Lesley has been highly effective in executing these processes and has been a pleasure to work with.”