Sarah is an accredited specialist in succession law who specialises in estate and trust litigation, estate administration and estate planning.
Sarah’s clients include individuals, charities, trustee companies, professional advisors and other law firms. Whether the client is high-net worth or modest, Sarah applies a thorough, practical and empathetic approach to source outcomes for her clients and navigate them through the legal system in an often difficult time. Sarah is also an integral member of the McR Private team, supporting our family office and private clients.
She provides holistic advice to executors, trustees, beneficiaries, attorneys and administrators in all areas of estate and trust litigation, contentious and non-contentious estate administration, including family provisions claims, testamentary capacity, will validity and interpretation, probate, intestacy and superannuation disputes.
Regularly dealing with sensitive and emotive matters, Sarah is passionate about her work and is known for her professionalism and approachable manner.
Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution
Regularly appears in the Supreme and District Court as well as resolving difficult matters through negotiation and mediation.
Complex Probate Applications
Including grants for infants, grants for attorneys, grants for executors in foreign jurisdictions, grants for lost wills and appointments of independent administrators.
Successfully obtained statutory wills on behalf of individuals who lack testamentary capacity.
Administering estates over multiple jurisdictions, multi million dollar estates and estates with up to 50 beneficiaries. Providing detailed advice to executors regarding the administration process, commission claims and their duties and responsibilities.