Prue Poole

Principal  |  Wills and Estates

(07) 3014 6514

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Prue takes on all aspects of her work with a clear approach. She remains calm in the face of any challenges set against her and compassionate to all of her clients. 

Prue is an experienced and highly respected Principal within the Wills & Estates division, known for her straightforward and honest approach to often sensitive and upsetting matters. Prue predominantly provides advice and guidance to executors and beneficiaries who may be individuals, charities, trustee companies, other professionals, or on behalf of minors. She is passionate about her work and dedicates her career to assisting clients through some of the toughest times they will face.


Key Specialisations


Bachelor Of Arts, The University Of Queensland
Bachelor Of Laws, The University Of Queensland
QLS Accredited Specialist In Succession Law

Community Involvement

Member, of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Queensland Branch
Supporter, Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group
Supporter, Griffith University Legal Clinic
Supporter, Queensland University Of Technology Legal Clinic

Client Solutions

Client problem

Prue acted for the mother of a child with a severe disability. The child held significant assets from a compensation payout. The rules of intestacy if that child died without a will were not appropriate.

outcome achieved

Prue aided in the successful court application to make a statutory will for the client to suit their circumstances. 

Charitable Organisation
Estate Administration
Client problem

The charity was the beneficiary of an estate; however, the executor suddenly became unresponsive, resulting in the charity not receiving their gift.

outcome achieved

Prue submitted a successful application to the Court to remove the executor and have the charity appointed as the estate administrator.

An Estate
Estate Administration
Client problem

Feuding beneficiaries were unhappy with the performance of the executors. 

outcome achieved

Prue provided a successful application to the court to remove the executors and be appointed as the independent administrator of the estate.


Prue Poole's INSIGHTS

April 23, 2020

Wills and Estates

Queensland Supreme Court Responds to COVID-19
Enduring Powers Of Attorney – Why You Should Make One Now!

December 8, 2015

Wills and Estates

A Joint Will Is Not Ideal

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