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Our team are leaders in their industry, and are passionate about delivering creative and effective solutions, reliable advice and only quality service to our clients.

With over 25 years experience in Wills and Estate Disputes, we know that you’ll want prompt answers to your important questions, advice you can have total confidence in, and answers to your questions in plain language.

With a winning track record, you will have a dedicated team guiding and representing you throughout the entire process.

So whether you’re a surviving husband or wife, domestic partner, same sex partner, child or children of the deceased or any person who was dependent on the deceased, Hentys can not only guide you through the Will Contesting process but also can act on a “NO WIN NO FEE” agreement (in most estate matters we are prepared to act on a No Win No Fee basis for our legal costs only). Speak to us to see if you qualify.

Peter Bourke
General Counsel

Peter has joined Hentys with a wealth of expertise in various Commercial, Property, Litigation, IP, and Employment experience, with a special interest in Wills, Estates and matters of Probate. Prior to Peter’s career in law, he has developed diverse skills from the strength and endurance required growing up in a rural farming family, followed by an extensive military career. Peter has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Sport Management).

Timothy Ashton

Timothy has been recognised as a leading consultant in workers compensation, health and safety, and discrimination matters, since 1989. Timothy’s practice includes all aspects of workers compensation, workplace safety, workplace investigations and employment relations predominantly within the Asia-Pacific region. Timothy advises his clients strategically on injury prevention and workers compensation claim management, and in all other related issues. He has a wealth of experience across industries, including companies in mining, transport, banking, local and state governments, construction, manufacturing, labour-hire, retail and hospitality.

George Tabet
Graduate Lawyer

George joined Hentys in 2021 and is quickly proving his capabilities in supporting clients both procedurally and compassionately in our Wills, Probate, Commercial and Estates area. George demonstrates his intellect on a daily basis with his quick wit and solid interest and understanding of the law in areas of commercial, intellectual property, crime, employment, and wills and estate matters. Prior to joining Hentys, George worked in legal and administrative support roles whilst studying to complete a Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Criminology, followed by a Juris Doctorate in Law at Melbourne University.

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