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Lauren Howes

Senior Associate

Lauren advises on all matters of estate planning including personal and business succession planning. With extensive experience in property and commercial law, she is able to bring a unique understanding to the business and property aspects of estate planning, management and litigation.

Lauren Howes

Senior Associate

Tel : 02 9513 9574


Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate and Estate Litigation

Charities and Not-For-Profits

Corporate and Commercial

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Lauren has experience in challenges to wills and is well-versed in litigation including family provision proceedings and contested probate proceedings.

She has advised and represented numerous private clients on estate planning and charity beneficiaries on administration matters, a versatile lawyer who engages well with clients from all backgrounds.

As a former President of the Shoalhaven & District Regional Law Society, Lauren is passionate about regional communities, writing her Masters of Law thesis on succession planning in intergenerational farming.

Legal Expertise

  • Estate planning documents; drafting complex wills that incorporate trusts and life estates, powers of attorney and enduring guardian documents, succession planning for intergenerational farming families.
  • Business succession planning; company powers of attorney and alternative director arrangements, collaborating with accountants to consider taxation implications.
  • Estate administration; obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration including informal wills, intestacy and grants of reseal, assisting executors with administration and distribution of an estate including property matters.
  • Estate litigation; family provisions claims and contested probate proceedings.


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