Partner and Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates
For 20 years, Adrian has helped hundreds of clients, and his tenacity and experience make him one of the most sought after Will Contest Lawyers in New South Wales (NSW).
Adrian is listed in the Doyles Guide ‘Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers – NSW’ for 2023 and has been included on the list since 2018.
Doyles Guide details solicitors practising within the areas of Wills & Estates Litigation, Disputes and Contested Estates matters in the NSW legal market who have been identified by their peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.
Adrian is an Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law, and was panelled on the Law Society of NSW Accredited Specialist Wills & Estates Assessment Committee, who set and mark examinations for candidates who apply to be Accredited Specialists in Wills & Estates.
Adrian provides CPD seminars to legal practitioners, including presentations for UNSW Edge and Legalwise.
He had primary carriage for the successful appellant in the landmark NSW Court of Appeal contested will family provision case, Nicholls v Hall & Ors  NSWCA 356, being one of the most frequently cited cases involving adult child claimants in estate disputes, and maintained carriage for the successful parties in other Supreme Court cases including:
- Stockwell v Beaumont; O’Donnell v Beaumont  NSWSC 1811
- Pulitano v Pulitano  NSWSC 1688
- Wright v Burg  NSWSC 595
- Estate Pascale  NSWSC 443
- Stern v Sekers  NSWSC 59
- Clarke v Clarke  NSWSC 1130
- Ulcej v Hannink  NSWSC 479
- Baker v Colyer  NSWSC 1225
- McGowan v Waites  NSWSC 465