Fiona specialises in the area of Wills and Estates. She assists clients in the three key areas: Estate Planning, Estate Disputes and Estate Administration.
Fiona advises her clients on the preparation of Wills (both simple Wills and complex Wills incorporating testamentary trusts) and other estate planning documents including Enduring Powers of Attorney, Advance Care Directives and letters of wishes to executors and guardians. She prides herself on explaining the Estate Planning process so that her clients can leave her office feeling as though they have their affairs in order.
Fiona has assisted both Executors and claimants in disputed estates and always strives to provide her clients with the most cost effective and expedient solutions. She provides professional, compassionate and objective advice when she knows her clients are experiencing an emotional time after losing a loved one.
Fiona was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2012 after having completed a combined Communications/Law degree. Fiona is a member of the Law Society of South Australia.
Fiona pursued post graduate study in the areas of Wills and Estates and obtained a Masters of Applied Law in Wills and Estates in 2014.
Fiona previously practiced in New South Wales where she represented clients in interstate litigation relating to the validity of Wills and Family Provision claims.
- Masters of Law (Wills and Estates), College of Law
- Bachelor of Law, University of Wollongong
- Bachelor of Communications, University of Wollongong
- Admitted to practice 2012
My Areas of Expertise
- Wills, Will Trusts and Estate Planning
- Estate Administration
- Estate Disputes
My Professional Interests
- Member of the Law Society of South Australia
- Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) South Australia Branch Committee Member
Media & Blog Posts
Podcast: Getting Left Out of a Will and the Rise of Estate Disputes
They are the legal battles that unfortunately split families and they are on the rise. Estate disputes are complex, and can be costly and stressful.Read more
Podcast: From a Note to a Professional Document, Why Does a Will Matter?
Death is an awkward subject for many people. No one wants to think about the fact that, at some time, they will pass away.Read more