Ursula Stanisich, Barrister, Melbourne
Ursula practises exclusively in the areas of trust, equity and succession law. Her trial experience includes disputes as to family provision, validity of wills, removal of executors, statutory wills, informal wills, executor’s commission, estate accounting, construction of wills, cy-pres applications, and professional negligence claims and disciplinary proceedings in relation to deceased estates.
Ursula is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She is a co-author of Butterworths loose-leaf service "Wills Probate and Administration Service Victoria".
Ursula is named in Doyle’s Guide 2020 as Preeminent Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Victoria) and Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Barrister (Australia). She has also been named in Doyle’s Guide in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Ursula worked as a litigation solicitor for six years after having worked at the Family Court of Australia, the Magistrates Court and completing her articles at the Crown Solicitor’s Office.