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Stefan
Manche

Senior Associate

Stefan joined Russell Kennedy’s Wills and Estate Planning team as a Senior Associate in November 2016, after 6 years of previous private practice at a prominent regional law firm. Stefan’s practice encompasses all aspects of Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Estate Litigation and Superannuation Complaints and Guardianship, Administration and Capacity issues. Stefan graduated from Deakin University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Finance). He plans to undertake the LIV Accredited Wills & Estates Specialist program in 2018.

Experience

  • Advising clients on their wills, superannuation and discretionary family trusts
  • Acting for Private clients on a range of estate and succession planning disputes
  • Advising on testators family maintenance (family provision) claims, contested probate applications, contested trust matters and mediation in these matters
  • Advising on superannuation, superannuation complaints and protection insurance issues
  • Advising on probate and estate administration including revenue, taxation and stamp duty

Leadership

  • Member, Russell Kennedy Pro Bono Committee
  • Participant, Leaders for Geelong Program – 2018/2019 (Committee for Geelong)
  • Committee Member, Russell Kennedy Diversity & Inclusion Committee