Thynne + Macartney is delighted to share that Partner Ashleigh Poole and her Wills & Estates team are again listed in Doyle's Guide of Leading Lawyers, Law Firms and Barristers.
Once again, Ashleigh is recognised as a Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer – an award she has received since 2017 – as well as a Recommended Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer.
Now in her fourth year as partnhttps://doylesguide.com/leading-estates-litigation-lawyers-queensland-2023/er, Ashleigh leads her all-female Wills & Estates team – a team capable of assisting clients with any estate planning, administration or litigation matters. With over 50+ years combined experience, the team’s dedication and commitment to their clients is reflected in their re-listing as a Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firm and Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Law Firm in Queensland. We are proud to acknowledge the contributions of Cathy Piccolo, Special Counsel, and Vicky Martin, Senior Associate, to this success.
Thinking about starting or updating your Will? Download our estate planning e-book here.
To find out more about our services, click here for our video series focusing on Wills & Estate Planning at all ages.
To enquire with Thynne + Macartney today about your Will or estate planning, click here.
With over 13 years’ experience in estate litigation, estate planning and estate administration, Ashleigh helps her clients achieve their objectives in an efficient and cost-effective way. Empathetic to her clients’ individual situations, she provides practical, commercial advice and helps her clients navigate what can often be a very challenging time in their lives.
Ashleigh is regularly approached for appointment as an Independent Administrator for complex or contested estates, or to act as Litigation Guardian to represent the interests of persons who are incapacitated or are under 18 years of age.
Cathy has extensive experience in the areas of estate planning, administration and litigation, and her 30+ years as a lawyer help her prepare for all eventuating circumstances.
When things do not go to plan, Cathy quickly assists clients to make a claim pursuant to family provision applications, as well as defending claims against estates. She also understands the impact unintended consequences can have on individuals and families when the intentions of the deceased are unclear or inadequate.
With over 30 years’ experience working in the legal industry, Vicky brings a large depth of knowledge and a range of skills to the Wills & Estates team.
She works closely with executors and beneficiaries to navigate simple and complex estate administrations and advise trustees on establishing and administering various trusts, including special disability and charitable trusts. Vicky helps clients understand the most appropriate estate plan for their situation and prepare their Wills, Enduring Power of Attorneys, Advance Health Directives, Binding Death Benefit Nominations and all other estate planning needs.