Maree van der Kwast

LLB(Hons), BA

Director

Maree joined Dwyer Durack in 2001. She heads the Wills, Probate and Estates Department. In July 2005 Maree became a partner of Dwyer Durack and in July 2006 a director of Dwyers Legal Pty Ltd.

Maree had always been interested in estates and gained first class honours from the University of Western Australia with a thesis about inheritance rights.

Since being admitted to practice she has focused on litigation relating to equitable claims, action pursuant to the Inheritance Act and disputes about deceased estates, trusts and Wills. Maree also drafts Wills and administers non-contentious estates.

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Wills, Probate & Estates
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Dispute Resolution & General Litigation

EDUCATION / ADMISSIONS

  • Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours)
  • Admission Date: 2 February 2002
  • Accredited NMAS Mediator (2015)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Our People

Peter Fraser Managing Director
Maree van der Kwast Director
Catherine Hamson Head of Department - Commercial Law
Eleanor Scarff Head of Department - Personal Injury Law
Daniel Gill Co-Head of Department - Wills, Probate & Estates
Jessica O’Neil Head of Department - Family & De Facto Law
David Squires Senior Lawyer - Family & De Facto Law
Lucie Ingram Senior Lawyer - Personal Injury Law
Faiza Gabriel Lawyer - Familly & De Facto Law
Daniel Yazdani Lawyer - Wills, Probate & Estates
Emily Pickering Lawyer - Criminal Law & Liquor Licensing
Lani Rimkus Lawyer - Family & De Facto Law
Sharon Norris Chartered Legal Executive - Wills, Probate & Estates
Leanne Shepherd Senior Paralegal - Liquor Licensing
Sylvia Knighton Senior Legal Assistant - General Litigation
Amanda Thorpe Legal Assistant - Family & De Facto Law
Chris Betcher Legal Assistant - Wills, Probate and Estates
Julie Kerry Legal Assistant - Family & De Facto Law
Karen Dick Legal Assistant - Personal Injury Law
Joanne Sweetman Legal Assistant - Wills, Probate and Estates
Marie Hall Legal & Administrative Support Assistant
Elvie Colleran Administrative Assistant
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