Jessica Amberley - Principal
Jessica has been working as an Estate Planning lawyer for over 15 years. Her experience in both the public and private sector have seen her deal with a wide variety of clients. In her current practice, she tends to focus on clients with complex personal structures, offering Estate Planning solutions in a straightforward and friendly manner.
She commenced Legal Essentials in 2005 with a vision to establish a firm that offered both excellence and a personal touch in Estate Planning and Administration.
Paul Holdway - Principal
As a Principal of Legal Essentials, Paul is always looking for ways to reduce the cost of using the law for our clients. Paul’s ability to provide commercial and practical outcomes means that our clients get the best value for their money.
Having practiced law for more than 20 years, Paul brings a wide ranging experience to Legal Essentials, which includes commercial litigation, partnership disputes, family law and de facto property matters, employment law, insurance disputes and acting for victims of sexual abuse. His experience in management of a legal practice brings particular benefit to our firm.
Kezi Welch - Lawyer
Kezi has worked with Legal Essentials since her time in law school and was admitted to practice in March 2016. Her excellent organisational skills see her running the day to day 'on the ground' operations of Legal Essentials in an efficient and capable manner. Her attention to detail and her calm and friendly approach to clients set her an excellent foundation for her legal career as she rapidly develops.
Would you have thought an unsent SMS could be a Will? Well, the Courts think so! Have a read of this fascinating article to see how that came about. It goes to show the importance of making sure a Will is done properly. Whether or not the gentleman in question actually intended his unsent SMS…Read More
With superannuation being a major part of most people’s wealth, it is usually a surprise to learn that it doesn’t automatically pass according to your Will. The following article is a sadly perfect illustration of this, and why just doing a Will isn’t enough. Planning for superannuation by doing considered Binding Death Benefit Nominations is…Read More