Derek is a solicitor working predominately in the areas of Estate Administration and Estate Planning. Although, he also assists with Estate Litigation matters from time to time.
He has extensive experience in banking and financial services. Derek also holds qualifications in financial planning and more recently has had over three years of trust and estate management experience with an ASX-listed corporate trustee.
Derek has a strong background in gaining a deep understanding of clients’ personal and business structures, listening to their goals and concerns and formulating strategies and recommendations whilst communicating complex information simply.
Derek holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2022.