Michael graduated from the University of Melbourne Law School in 2005 and now works exclusively as a Wills and Estates lawyer. Prior to establishing Clohesy Legal in 2013 he oversaw the Wills & Estates team at Slater & Gordon. Michael is currently the ‘Succession Law’ lecturer at Australian Catholic University. He also regularly provides professional development lectures to other Wills & Estates lawyers.
Michael advises that a properly drafted Will ensures that your family are provided for and there is no conflict. He also suggests that preparing a Will is plainly and simply good manners.
In recent times Michael’s legal team have successfully run some of the largest and most complex Wills & Estate cases in Victoria.
Probate and Administration of Deceased Estates
Complex Wills – Testamentary Trusts
Powers of Attorney
VCAT Guardianship and Administration Disputes
Will & Executor Disputes
Superannuation Death Benefit Claims
Professional Qualifications & Admissions
2007 – Admitted Supreme Court of Victoria
2005 – Juris Doctor – University of Melbourne Law School
Clohesy Legal 2013 – present
Slater & Gordon – 2010-13
Pearce Webster Dugdales – 2006-10
Memberships & Associations
Law Institute of Victoria
Challenging Superannuation Death Benefits – 17 November 2020