The Australian and New Zealand Meritas firms are proud to present this Guide: An Introduction to Wills & Estates in Australia & New Zealand.

If you require guidance or legal representation in respect of preparing or executing a will, or managing a dispute about an estate, in Australia or New Zealand then these law firms are available to assist in single or multiple jurisdictions. Each Meritas member firm in the ANZ region is listed below and the contacts for each office are provided at the end of this guide.

Access the Guide here. 

About the Author

Debra Dunn

Special Counsel
With over 25 years of experience and having handled major disputes in the Supreme and Federal Courts as well as advising high wealth individuals on private wealth advisory matters, Debra is an experienced lawyer with a particular specialisation in wills and estates. Debra’s skills include: Advising on and preparing wills; Preparing Powers of Attorney and […]

Melissa Passarelli

Senior Associate
A litigation and insolvency lawyer with experience across a variety of areas of law, Melissa’s unique experience provides a valuable offering to her team in providing sound advice and assistance.

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