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Margaret Arthur
Special Counsel

Margaret is a Special Counsel with HopgoodGanim Lawyers and specialises in the area of Succession law and Elder Law.

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In 2015 Margaret achieved accreditation in Succession law and is one of only 45 accredited Succession law specialists in Queensland.

Margaret’s main areas of practice are:

  • Disputes arising out of Wills and Estates including family provision claims;
  • All aspects of Estate Planning including simple and complex Wills, Superannuation and Trusts;
  • Appointment as an Independent Administrator  or Litigation Guardian in Estate administrations and disputes;
  • Executorship issues and Estate administrations;
  • All aspects of Guardianship & Administration matters including applications to the  Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal (QCAT);
  • Intra-family matters such as co-residency arrangements, granny-flat agreements and reviews of Retirement Village and Residential Aged Care Agreements;
  • Disputes arising out of Enduring Powers of Attorney and compensation claims for breach of duties.

Most recently, Margaret was included in The Best Lawyers™ in Australia 2024 for Health and Aged Care Law and recognised in Doyle's Guide 2023 Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers - Queensland. 

Margaret is the Chair of the Health & Disability Committee of the Qld Law Society, and a member of the Qld Law Society’s Succession law Committee. Margaret is also a member of the Management Committee of the Caxton Legal Centre.

Publications by Margaret Arthur