Thomas acts for Executors, beneficiaries and claimants involved in disputes relating to Wills, estates and trusts. He works with clients to seek to resolve matters without Court intervention and also assists clients navigate more formal processes through the Supreme Court of Tasmania. Thomas has acted for clients involved in contested probate disputes as well as claims made under the Testator’s Family Maintenance Act 1912 (Tasmania).
Thomas is a graduate of the University of Tasmania having graduated with Honours, attaining a major in Chinese language. He has studied abroad in Mainland China in Xi’an and Taipei, Taiwan. Thomas holds a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and is also presently undertaking officer training in the Army Reserve.
Thomas is driven to resolve disputes involving Wills and estates for our clients, through employing negotiation strategies and Court processes. He enjoys applying skills learnt throughout his professional career to pragmatically and decisively solve client’s problems.
Recent projects have included:
- preparing settlement letters
- negotiating Deeds of Agreement
- giving advice about potential claims pursuant to the Testator’s Family Maintenance Act 1912 (Tas)
- advising about issues of testamentary capacity and undue influence
Thomas is a member of the Law Society of Tasmania.
Clients or other advisers seeking to instruct or refer to Thomas may contact him by the contact details and options on this page.
By appointment only.