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.
When you own a property or part of a property in your own name, your Will controls what happens to that property. We often see clients wishing to provide a loved one (usually a spouse) with the ability to live in that house, and yet still ensuring that the house ultimately ends up with someone…Read More
It is not uncommon for Wills to appoint more than one person as Executors- often adult siblings. And unfortunately, it is also not uncommon for siblings to fight. We see this regularly in estates where the siblings are both Executors but can’t agree or communicate on the running of the estate. So, what happens? Initial…Read More