Andrew was admitted as a solicitor in 1997 and before joining Fox & Staniland he worked for a firm in the city where he gained experience in litigation primarily in the Supreme Court and other jurisdictions including the High Court, Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court, the Guardianship tribunal, NCAT and local courts.
Andrew specializes in will & estate disputes, property disputes, commercial disputes and other matters in the equity division of the Supreme court. Andrew is experienced in dispute resolution and strives to deliver effective legal services to his clients in a caring and efficient manner.
Certain specified people are eligible to make a claim on an estate if they believe they have not been adequately provided for in the will, this can even include an ex-spouse! Read more
A parent is entitled to cut a child out of their will, particularly if there has been a serious break down in the relationship. However the reason behind the break down of the relationship can be reviewed by the court and adjustments in gifts can be made at the courts discretion. Read more
Grandparents generally do not have a responsibility to provide for grandchildren. So what happens when grandchildren try and bring a claim against their grandparent's estate? Read more
When relatives of the deceased are removed from a Will, claims against the Estate are made. In order for the overlooked relatives’ claims to be successful, they must prove that the deceased was obliged to make adequate provision for their proper maintenance and advancement.. Read more