Partner since 2005; Director & Head of Wills, Probate & Estates since 2006 / Dwyer Durack
Maree van der Kwast joined Dwyer Durack in 2001 and heads the wills, probate and estates department. She became a partner of Dwyer Durack in July 2005 and a director of Dwyers Legal Pty Ltd in July 2006. Ms van der Kwast had always been interested in estates and gained first class honours from the University of Western Australia with a thesis about inheritance rights. Since being admitted to practice, she has focused on litigation relating to equitable claims; action pursuant to the Inheritance Act; and disputes about deceased estates, trusts and wills. She also drafts wills and administers non-contentious estates.
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Partner since 2005; Director & Head of Wills, Probate & Estates since 2006