Kelly has a special interest in succession law with expertise in estate litigation and estate administration.
Since 2012 Kelly has dedicated her career to the practice of succession law. Kelly represents a wide range of applicants and respondents in complex estate disputes. Kelly advises clients in family provision claims, disputes about the validity of wills, disputes about the administration of estates, power of attorney disputes, guardianship and administration disputes and superannuation death benefit disputes.
Kelly has completed her Masters of Applied Law (Majoring in Wills an Estates).
- Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of Southern Queensland
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law
- Masters of Applied Law (Majoring in Wills and Estates), College of Law
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
- Estate disputes
- Family provision claims
- Disputes about the validity of wills
- Attorney, guardianship and administration disputes
- Simple and complex estate administration
- Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
- Queensland Law Society
- Women Lawyers Association of Queensland
Kelly's recent publicationsView All Articles
12 Apr 2018
It has long been established that for a will to be valid it must be in writing and signed by the person making the will. However, paper is no longer the only medium by which someone may make a will. All Australian States and Territories have enacted...Read More
21 Jun 2017
CHANGES TO THE SUCCESSION ACT 1981 (QLD) On 5 June 2017 the Succession Act 1981 (Qld) (the Act) was amended to put de facto spouses and stepchildren on the same footing as married couples and children. De Facto Relationships – the effect of the...Read More