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At Burke & Associates Lawyers, we see ourselves as ‘big picture’ lawyers.

We believe it’s our job to provide you with peace of mind in difficult or complex circumstances.


At Burke & Associates Lawyers, we take a straightforward approach to legal problems. We are dedicated to finding the most appropriate, timely and cost-effective solutions for our clients.


At Burke & Associates Lawyers, we not only have the experience but we also speak your language. We understand that the cost of legal disputes and complex transactions can be counted in more than dollars and we’re committed to achieving positive legal solutions for you and your business.

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Expert assistance in working with developers to settle small to large scale developments.

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Experienced in all areas of dispute including alternative dispute resolution (negotiation, mediation, arbitration) and litigation.

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Family Law

Assisting you through the complex and emotional issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship.

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Health & Medical Law

Advising and supporting doctors, health professionals and health care facilities in health and medical law.

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Property & Development

No development is too small or too large for the team at Burke & Associates Lawyers.

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VCAT Appointed Administration

Extensive experience in guardianship and VCAT appointed administration matters in which we accept appointments as Administrators to handle the financial affairs of persons suffering a disability or incapacity.

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Wills & Estates

It is vital to have in place effective and valid Will and Power of Attorney documents, to enable your Estate to be dealt with in accordance with your wishes on your passing or if you require assistance with, or are unable to continue to make financial, personal and medical decisions during your lifetime, to ensure that these decisions are made by a person you nominate in accordance with your wishes.

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About us

As one of the longest established law firms in Melbourne’s South East, Burke & Associates Lawyers has been providing transparent, effective legal solutions for our clients since 1953.

Over nearly 60 years, we’ve helped thousands of our clients achieve outcomes that have affected positive and lasting change in their lives. That’s why our clients continue to return to us and continue to refer their family and friends to us.

We believe it’s our job to provide you with peace of mind in difficult or complex circumstances.

We carefully consider your legal needs in relation to how they might impact other aspects of your life or business.

We’ll also work closely with your other advisors – accountants, financial planners, and management consultants – to ensure we take a holistic approach to resolving your legal matters.

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Mediation During COVID-19

2 January, 2020 - At Burke & Associates Lawyers, we see ourselves as ‘big picture’ lawyers. We believe it’s our job to provide you with peace of mind in difficult or complex circumstances. Learn more Down About us As one of the longest established...

Family Law Matters During COVID-19

Amidst the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, various businesses and professions have struggled to continue with running their business and continuing day-to-day activities. During COVID-19, Burke & Associates Lawyers are taking all steps to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of...

COVID-19 – Commercial Tenancies – legislative implementation of the Mandatory Code of Conduct

The Victorian government passed the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 (Act), on Thursday 23 April 2020, which includes measures addressing a number of industries and legislative schemes, including commercial tenancies. As noted in our earlier blog ‘COVID-19 Moratorium on...

COVID-19 Moratorium on Evictions of Residential and Commercial Tenants and Mandatory Code of Conduct

The effects of the pandemic COVID – 19 are being felt across all sectors and residential as well as commercial tenancies are no exception to that. In a media statement yesterday, the Prime Minister announced that the National Cabinet agreed...

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