Ashleigh Poole

Partner
Wills + EstatesPrivate Clients

About Ashleigh

An accredited specialist in succession law and Partner in the Wills & Estates team, Ashleigh has over 10 years’ experience in helping clients prepare and update their wills, and estate and succession planning.

She also has significant experience helping clients in:

  • deceased estate administration,
  • estate and equity litigation,
  • trusts and
  • QCAT matters.

With a special interest in complex deceased estates and estate planning where there is a risk of a challenge to the estate and applications to QCAT, Ashleigh has helped many clients set up their estates to avoid challenges by beneficiaries under family provision applications.

By providing practical and commercial advice and solutions to her clients and working closely with their ’ other trusted advisers, Ashleigh helps them to achieve their objectives in an efficient and cost effective way.

Empathetic to her clients’ individual situations, Ashleigh helps them to navigate what can often be a difficult time in their lives.

 

Accreditation

Ashleigh is one of only 45 Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialists in succession law.

Thynne + Macartney's Wills + Estates team has two accredited specialists.

Accredited specialists are lawyers who have successfully completed an advanced, peer-reviewed assessment program specific to their area of expertise, demonstrating their high level of knowledge and skills in that area.

Only lawyers, not law practices, can be accredited specialists.

 

Awards & Recognition

Best Lawyers Australia

  • Wealth Management & Succession Planning (2020-2021)

Doyle’s Guide Queensland

  • Wills & Estates Litigation – Recommended (2017-2020)
  • Wills, Estates & Succession Planning – Recommended (2018-2019)

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws - Southern Cross University
  • Foundation of Tax - Tax Institute of Australia
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in December 2009

 

Memberships & Appointments