Katie Binstock

Principal  |  Wills and Estates

(02) 6185 7726

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Katie maintains a professional, common sense approach to her work and is strongly dedicated to providing her clients with the highest quality of service.

Katie is a Principal of the firm's Wills and Estates team. Her experience in the field is varied and includes acting on shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence and misconduct, defamation, employment, debt recovery, and banking matters.

She regularly advises individuals, private companies and industry associations on a broad range of issues.
Katie's estate planning practise includes advising on wills, testamentary trusts, enduring powers of attorney and appointments of enduring guardians.

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Key Specialisations

Qualifications

Bachelor Of Arts, Australian National University
Bachelor Of Laws (Honours), Australian National University

Community Involvement

Panel Member, ACT Law Society Pro Bono Clearing House
Committee Chair, ACT Law Society Elder Law And Succession Law Committee
Vice President, Canberra Bilbys Triathlon Club

Client Solutions

Private Client
Enduring power of attorney
Client problem

Katie's client was accused of not acting appropriately as an attorney for his father during the transfer of his father's property.

outcome achieved

Katie successfully mediated the dispute with no orders being made against her client.

Private Client
undue influence
Client problem

Katie's client was accused of unduly influencing his elderly mother into transferring her home to him among circumstances where she could not consent to the transfer. Katie's client was subsequently asked to leave the property.

outcome achieved

Katie resolved the dispute during the final hearing with orders that the client may remain in the property and receive funds to sufficient purchase suitable alternative accommodation if the need arose.

ACT Law Society
Litigation
Client problem

Kate acted in the ACAT during an appeal of a Law Society decision brought by a practitioner against a summary conclusion of a disciplinary matter by the Council.

outcome achieved

Katie was successful in achieving the Law Society's decision to be upheld by the ACAT.

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Katie Binstock's INSIGHTS

When Should I Update My Estate Planning Documents?

August 1, 2017

Wills and Estates

So, You’ve Been Appointed As An Attorney

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Canberra

(02) 6185 7726