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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 Legal Practitioner 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.

Elizabeth Lorimer

Elizabeth Lorimer

Special Counsel

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

John Ker

John Ker

Consultant

Area of specialty: Estate Planning

Kate Varcoe (on maternity leave)

Kate Varcoe (on maternity leave)

Head of Estate Planning and Estate Administration, Senior Associate

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

Katie Worsnop (on maternity leave)

Katie Worsnop (on maternity leave)

Head of Estate Litigation, Senior Associate

LLB, B.Bus
Area of specialty: Estate Litigation

Emma Nisbet

Emma Nisbet

Associate

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

Sarah Ramsey

Sarah Ramsey

Associate

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

Paige Edwards

Paige Edwards

Lawyer

LLB (Hons) Grad Dip Legal Prac (Bond University) MTax
Area of specialty: Estate Planning

Alexander Hawkins

Alexander Hawkins

Lawyer

LLB (QUT), Grad Dip Leg Prac (College of Law)
Area of specialty: Estate Litigation

Rachael Ryan

Rachael Ryan

Lawyer

LLB (UQ)
Area of specialty: Estate Planning

Vicky Martin

Vicky Martin

Lawyer

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