Senior Lawyer / Practice Group Leader- Estate Planning
Jamie is an experienced estate planning, probate and estate administration lawyer who focusses on assisting families and businesses to prepare and protect their estates for the future. He understands the challenges facing his clients and prides himself on being approachable, responsive and straight forward. Dealing with many clients and their children over a number of years, Jamie is consulted as a trusted family and business legal adviser.
Considerable experience in estate planning, probate and estate administration together with a broad commercial background make Jamie well placed to identify and solve the legal issues faced by families and businesses regarding succession and wealth distribution.
Jamie was admitted to practice in Western Australia in 2005. He has extensive experience in drafting a broad range of estate planning documents including simple and complex testamentary trust wills, capital protected trusts, special disability trusts as well as enduring powers of attorney, guardianship and health directives.
His experience in probate and estate administration includes the preparation of simple and complex applications, administering deceased estates and providing advice to executors and beneficiaries.
Jamie has a strong interest in elder law and the legal protection of senior community members. He can provide valuable capacity and guardianship advice in this regard.
Areas of Practice
- Wills and Estates
- Estate planning
- Wills – including testamentary trust and special disability trust wills
- Enduring Powers of Attorney & Guardianship
- Estate administration - including probate, letters of administration & informal wills
- Superannuation death benefit planning
- Business succession
- Elder law