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We hand-pick team members who suit your situation so you feel confident in the outcomes.

Our team of professionals in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offer their expertise in both their local market and interstate, serving the needs of de Groots clients wherever they may be.

Margot de Groot

Margot de Groot

Director

LLB Grad Dip Leg Prac (QUT) OPM (Harvard)
Area of specialty: Wills and Estates

Margot de Groot is the founder and Director of de Groots, wills and estate lawyers, and oversees offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Margot has more than 30 years experience practicing in the areas of estate planning, deceased estate and trust administration and estate litigation.

Dr. John de Groot

Dr. John de Groot

Legal Practitioner Director and Special Counsel

BA, LLB PhD
Accredited Specialist (Succession Law) (Qld Law Society)
Area of specialty: Wills and Estates

John is a highly respected Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estate Law with more than 30 years experience in estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation.

Kate Varcoe

Kate Varcoe

Special Counsel

LLB (UQ)
Area of specialty: Estate Administration, Estate Planning and Estate Litigation

Elizabeth Lorimer

Elizabeth Lorimer

Special Counsel

BA LLB LLM (Applied Law) Wills and Estates
Area of specialty: Estate Litigation

Katie Worsnop

Katie Worsnop

Head of Estate Litigation, Senior Associate

LLB, B.Bus
Area of specialty: Estate Litigation

Emma Nisbet

Emma Nisbet

Senior Associate

BA, LLB, Grad Dip Legal Prac (QUT), LLM
Areas of specialty: Estate Administration and Estate Planning

Sarah Ramsey (On Maternity Leave)

Sarah Ramsey (On Maternity Leave)

Associate

LLB Grad Dip Leg Prac (QUT)
Area of specialty: Estate Planning

Rachael Ryan

Rachael Ryan

Solicitor

LLB (UQ)
Area of specialty: Estate Planning

Vicky Martin

Vicky Martin

Solicitor

LLB (Hons), Grad Dip Leg Prac (College of Law)
Area of specialty: Estate Administration and Estate Planning

Portia Costello

Portia Costello

Solicitor

LLB Grad Dip Leg Prac
Area of specialty: Estate Administration, Estate Planning and Estate Litigation