Neil Readett is one of Tasmania’s most versatile and experienced solicitors, having provided legal solutions to the Tasmanian community for over thirty years. He is a sought after member of the legal fraternity and has made many meaningful contributions via his participation in many high level committees and associations.
Neil believes in a client focused approach built upon mutual trust and practical outcomes. He believes that legal advice should be concise, accurate and pragmatic, and should be delivered in a timely manner.
Neil has extensive experience in a full range of issues but counts the following as specific areas of expertise:
- Professional conduct (disciplinary)
- Medical and professional negligence claims
- Coronial inquests
- Public liability
- Securities enforcement
- Estate litigation
- Civil matters
Some of Neil’s achievements include being a past member and past president of the Medico-Legal Society of Tasmania and the Law Society of Tasmania. He has also been a member and chair of the Investigations Committee of the Law Society of Tasmania, a commissioner of the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania, and is a current member of the Disciplinary Tribunal established under the Legal Profession Act 2007.
Neil was a partner at Clerk Walker, a Hobart based practice, for over ten years before it was integrated with Simmons Wolfhagen in 2012.