Katie has a unique practice comprising succession law, elder law, and regulatory and administrative law.
In the succession law space, Katie is a specialist in estate planning, administration and litigation. She works with her clients and their other trusted advisors to identify her clients’ objectives and to put in place clear and comprehensive estate plans including Wills, testamentary trusts, special disability trusts, Power of Attorney documents and death benefit nominations. Katie also provides practical advice to assist executors, administrators and beneficiaries with the administration of estates.
Katie acts for beneficiaries and estates in relation to all types of estate disputes including claims for provision from estates, claims in relation to the validity of wills and equitable claims. She brings a commercial, solutions-driven approach to dispute resolution. Katie also advises clients in relation to elder law disputes more generally, including on applications for guardianship and financial management orders and suspected elder abuse.
In the regulatory and administrative law space, Katie frequently provides advice and representation in relation to the management, investigation and prosecution of complaints. She also advocates for clients on applications for review of administrative decisions and appeals of decisions including in Tribunals and Courts.