Amanda is a Special Counsel in the business law area, with a particular focus on wills and estates.
Amanda joined Sladen Legal (formerly Harwood Andrews Lawyers) in 2000, andhas published numerous articles on trusts, tax and the importance of estate planning, business succession and asset protection. She has practised law for more than 20 years in the Melbourne CBD and overseas, and offers her clients profound knowledge and extensive experience in a range of legal matters.
The first 10 years of Amanda’s legal career were spent working as a commercial litigator, appearing in the Supreme and Federal Courts, and instructing in cases before the High Court and on an appeal to the Privy Council in London. Following this, Amanda has been practicing in commercial law and estate planning, including appearances before the Guardianship Tribunal in disputes about control of family wealth in trusts and companies.
Amanda’s principal areas of practice are:
- Business succession planning
- Business structuring
- Testamentary trusts
- Asset protection
- Complex structuring
- Family property disputes
- Trust structuring advice and disputes
- Commercial, corporations law and partnerships advice and agreements
- Taxation advice.
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