Special Counsel

Amelia Nagel

Amelia has been practising as a Wills and Estates lawyer since 2014. She has particular interest in litigious estate matters relating to family provision claims, Will validity and elder abuse claims. She also often represents clients in attorney disputes and in appointments of administrators and guardians in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Amelia also acts for clients in applications for grants of administration (including Probate, Letters of Administration, and unusual grants) as well as in their Estate Planning (including simple to complex matters including testamentary trust wills, enduring powers of attorney, appointments of medical treatment decision makers and superannuation nominations).

Amelia is an empathic lawyer who takes a holistic approach to her matters. She has strong advocacy and communication skills.


Amelia’s expertise includes:

  • Estate litigation (including family provision claims, Will validity claims, disputes between executors, trust disputes)
  • VCAT applications and disputes (including removal of attorneys, administrator and guardianship applications)
  • Estate planning (including Wills, testamentary trust Wills, powers of attorney and superannuation nominations)
  • Deceased estates (including application for probate, letters of administration and complex grants of representation, administering deceased estates)
  • Elder law (including elder abuse)

Professional Members / Accreditation & Activities

  • Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer, Doyle’s Guide
  • Bachelor of Laws (graduated with honours), Deakin University – 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts (graduated with distinction), Deakin University – 2013
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria





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