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Jeffrey Dillon, Dillon Bowers Lawyers

Jeffrey Dillon is a Director of Dillon Bowers Lawyers. After being admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1984, Jeff founded his own law firm, Dillon Lawyers, in 1987. He was the Senior Principal of this firm for 27 years, practising from the same location in Blackwood Street throughout this time.In February 2014, Jeff joined long-time friend and colleague, David Bowers, to establish Dillon Bowers Lawyers.

Jeff is a highly experienced commercial lawyer and a born-and-bred Townsville local. He understands the range of issues and concerns that are unique to the people and businesses of North Queensland. He has a large base of urban and rural clients and has worked for a number of large landowners and businesses in the region in the following areas:

Sales, purchases and leases of rural properties
Sales and purchases of hotels
Property development
Sales, purchases and leases of businesses
Wills and estates
Set up of companies and trusts for private and public corporations
Set up of constitutions, leases and licences for sporting bodies
In the last ten years Jeff has also developed considerable expertise in native title and cultural heritage matters, as well as mining law. He is currently listed in Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as one of Australia’s leading native title lawyers. He has negotiated many Native Title Agreements over the years, including:

  • Cultural Heritage Management Plans
  • Cultural Heritage Management Agreements
  • Indigenous Land Use Agreements
  • Exploration Agreements
  • Right to Negotiate matters
  • All other agreements pursuant to the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act and the Native Title Act