Asheetha has worked in our Wills and Estates group since 2003.

Asheetha is an Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates Law recognised by the Law Society of NSW. Asheetha is a member of STEP (Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners), which is a global professional association for practitioners who specialise in inheritance and succession planning and related matters. 

She has considerable experience in contested estate litigation, including testamentary capacity matters, family provision cases and other estate administration suits, acting on behalf of both plaintiffs and estates. She has had valuable court experience in appearing on behalf of clients in procedural and interlocutory stages of the proceedings and also taking matters to hearing. Asheetha has been actively involved in settlement negotiations and mediations on behalf of her clients.

Asheetha has expertise in complex applications for grants for probate and letters of administration, and the various issues arising in the administration of estates, both contested and uncontested.

Asheetha has also been involved with estate planning matters, advising clients about their succession plans, drafting complex Wills including those requiring testamentary trusts. Asheetha’s experience in estate litigation has been very useful in preparing well thought out Wills for her clients.

Asheetha has been listed in the Doyles Guide’s Leading Estates Litigation Lawyer and Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer in Sydney, which are based on peer based surveys and review, as someone who is recommended for her knowledge, experience and expertise in the Wills and Estates area.

Asheetha’s understanding of the law and ability to empathise with the needs of her clients ensures appropriate advice is given and suitable action is taken in a timely and cost effective manner.

 

 

 

_0014_THW_6-2-17-46 Asheetha Jelliffe

Senior Associate - Accredited Specialist in Wills & Estates Law

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