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Brian Herd
Partner

Brian is a Partner in our Estates and Succession team. 

Office location: Brisbane
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Brian is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts in the areas of elder law, retirement, disability and aged care.

Brian has extensive experience in life planning for older people  including making Wills, administering estates, disputes over Wills, superannuation, social security, retirement villages and aged care, incapacity, the Guardianship Regime, the loss of a spouse or the ‘suddenly single syndrome’, planning for disabled children, elder abuse, enduring powers of attorney, advance health directives, family agreements and disputes and mediation.

For several years now, Brian has been named one of Australia’s best lawyers in Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law.

Most recently, Brian was listed by Doyle's Guide as Recommended in both Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers — Queensland, 2021 and Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers — Queensland, 2021.

Brian is the author of  Avoiding the Ageing Parent Trap, which was released in March 2021. 

Publications by Brian Herd