Succession and Protective Law

Terms of reference
  • Identify, investigate and monitor developments in the succession, protective and guardianship law;
  • Assist the Association and Bar Council in formulating its position on issues that affect the substantive law, procedure and practice rules in these areas, including by preparing submissions and correspondence to government and non-government bodies;
  • Support and encourage members who practise in these areas, including by the provision of CPD opportunities; and
  • Maintain involvement and liaison with the various courts and other relevant bodies, including the NSW Trustee, Supreme Court Registrars and the Elder Law, Capacity and Succession Committee of the Law Society of NSW.


Ian Davidson SC (Chair)
Hayley Bennett (Deputy Chair)
Lindsay Ellison SC
Simon Chapple SC
Stephen Janes
David Liebhold
Sarah Hill
Francois Salama
Kirralee Young
Irina Hoskinson
Craig Birtles
Kim Boettcher
Tamsin Waterhouse

Harriet Ketley (Bar Association Staff Member)