Martin Mallon is an experienced Associate Lawyer in the Estate Litigation team at Attwood Marshall Lawyers. He provides legal advice in relation to wills and estate disputes, on behalf of Applicants and Respondents, across Queensland and New South Wales. He has been successful in achieving positive outcomes for beneficiaries and executors in estate litigation matters ensuring that there is minimal loss to the estate.
Martin completed his Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Master of Laws (Corporate and Commercial Law) at Bond University and is a high academic achiever. He has been admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia.
Since he was admitted as a solicitor in 2014, Martin has developed a strong passion in estate litigation whilst working in a boutique law firm on the Gold Coast. He has since practiced almost exclusively in the area of wills and estate litigation.
Martin strongly believes that legal advice and representation should be accessible to everyone regardless of their financial position or background. He strives on advocating for people who cannot fight for themselves to achieve positive results for them. Martin genuinely cares about helping his clients and resolving their matters.
“Typically, people involved in estate disputes are going through deeply emotional and highly stressful times in their lives. The most rewarding part about my job is achieving positive outcomes for clients which can be life-changing for them”, says Martin.
Martin acts for both Applicants and Respondents across a range of matters including, but not limited to:
- family provision applications (contesting and defending);
- validity of testamentary documents (Wills);
- applications to remove executors;
- executors in dispute with co-executors;
- representing beneficiary’s interests under an estate;
- representing applicants in complaints to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority;
- testamentary capacity issues; and
- elder abuse including powers of attorney disputes and compensation to estates.
He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. STEP promotes best practice, professional integrity and education to their members.