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 | Legal Essentials

Kezi Welch – Principal

Kezi has worked with Legal Essentials since her time in law school (with a one-year break) 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.

Kezi’s experience in Wills, Estate Planning and Conveyancing, along with her attention to detail, her calm and friendly approach and her legal knowledge see her with many happy clients.

Jessica Amberley - Special Counsel

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.

Recent Articles

Looking After Vulnerable Beneficiaries- Protective Trusts

Looking After Vulnerable Beneficiaries – Protective Trusts

September 21, 2021

Many clients come to us with questions about how to look after someone with particular needs after their death. This could be an adult child with a disability or an adult child whom you are concerned will simply waste their inheritance. Whilst there are several options for these beneficiaries depending on your circumstances, one of…

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Guardianship of your children

September 6, 2021

A guardianship clause in your Will is your opportunity to nominate who will look after and care for your children when you die. The guardianship clause in your Will is an indication of your wishes only and as such is not binding. The person you have appointed as your guardian can be challenged by an…

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