Criminal Defence Lawyers

Based in Cairns and Townsville, our team is available to attend all criminal courts in Queensland

Criminal Defence

Based in Cairns and Townsville, our
team is available to attend all criminal
courts in Queensland

Highest Quality Legal Advice and Representation

Highest Quality Legal Advice and Representation

Welcome to Osborne Butler
Criminal Lawyers

Other regional courts at Mossman, Thursday Island and Cooktown

Osborne Butler Lawyers is based in the beautiful city of Cairns, and have been assisting clients across the whole of Far North Queensland for over 20 years.

We attend Atherton Magistrates Court, Mareeba Magistrates Court and Innisfail Magistrates Court at least once each month and we regularly attend other regional courts at Mossman and Cooktown.

Please feel free to browse and learn more about our firm, our services and our people.

Our Law Services

Osborne Butler specialises in law related to two main areas – Criminal Law & Traffic and Licensing Law. We believe that this focus gives us a competitive advantage for you as our client, allowing our lawyers to specialise and hone their skills into specific areas. The law and penalties related to these offences change very quickly and it is important to keep up to date. Honing in on these specific areas allows us to apply the most current laws to your case. We also work in areas that are often complimentary. For example, traffic accidents can give rise to criminal charges such as dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. Similarly, work licence applications can be critical in maintaining employment. In these areas, we offer a wide range of solutions to your problems – we can advise you on your prospects of applying for a work licence or a special hardship order, or protecting your interests for a criminal matter in a court of law.

Services CriminalWhen you engage Osborne Butler’s criminal law team, your matter will be handled by criminal lawyers who have years of combined experience in the criminal courts. You will know that we have handled the full range of charges from minor offences such as committing a public nuisance and shoplifting to major offences such as drug trafficking and murder.

When deciding how to deal with a charge you need quality advice from the outset. Our criminal lawyers understand that criminal law issues can arise at any time of the day or night. That is why we have staff available by mobile phone. If offered your right to contact a lawyer, take it and call us. It is vital that charges are handled appropriately from the outset.

Traffic Charges & Licence AppealsThis is a rapidly changing area of the law where up to date knowledge is at a premium. Penalties for offences such as drink driving and unlicensed driving can be severe. Licence disqualification can cause serious disruption to your life or even lose you your job. 

At Osborne Butler we understand what the issues are and how to address them. If you have a traffic-related charge or issues with your driver’s licence, we are ready to assist.

Why our clients trust us!

We are a small firm that has been operating for over 24 years
Our extensive industry experience and attention to detail mean you are in safe hands.
Our commitment is to treat our clients with the utmost courtesy and respect
We provide our clients with the highest quality legal advice and representation
We have a policy of communicating in plain English and giving clear, easily understood advice.
You can be assured of our discretion, confidentiality and sensitivity

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