Private Clients

Expert commercial and regulatory advice.


Managing complex and unique matters with descretion

McCabes’ Private Clients group specialise in estate and succession planning, asset protection structuring succession planning for high net wealth individuals, family businesses and large corporate entities.

Led by senior practitioners with in-depth commercial knowledge and strong technical expertise in all areas of estate and trust law, our focus on quality, confidentiality, and attention to detail has allowed the Private Clients group to develop a reputation for excellence and discretion.

All our lawyers work hard to understand the specific needs and requirements of our private clients. Working closely with our clients’ other professional advisers (including accountants and financial planners), we provide strategic, timely and bespoke advice across an extraordinarily broad range of practice areas to ensure that our clients’ personal wealth is protected and preserved for future generations.


Estate Planning

  • Wills, including testamentary trusts
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney and Appointments of Enduring Guardian
  • Superannuation and Life Insurance
  • Memoranda of Wishes and Reasons

Estate Administration

  • Probate and Letters of Administration, including resealing of grants and complex applications
  • Rights and duties of executors and trustees
  • Estate disputes and litigation, including family provision claims
  • Estate administration

Asset Protection and Business Succession Planning

  • Binding Financial Agreements
  • Loan Agreements and Mortgage documents
  • Business succession and buy/sell arrangements
  • Ancillary funds and charities
  • Deeds of Family Arrangement


  • Forming, amending, and advising on unit, discretionary, hybrid and special trusts
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