Justin Brown

Justin has been listed in the 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 editions of Doyle’s Guide as Recommended Junior Counsel in the area of Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Junior Counsel.

Justin is also a lecturer in succession law at the University of Sydney and has been a guest lecturer in the courses offered by the College of Law in the Master of Applied Law (Wills and Estates)


Master of Applied Law (Wills and Estates), College of Law

Bachelor of Laws, University of Western Sydney

Professional experience

Solicitor, Owen Hodge Lawyers (2006 to 2013)

Paralegal, Monti Smith Legal (2002 to 2005)

Selected Cases

King v Hudson [2009] NSWSC 1013: An application seeking probate of an informal document under section 18A of the Wills, Probate and Administration Act 1898 (NSW). The defendants alleged that the testator lacked testamentary capacity

Clines v Johnston & Anor [2008] NSWSC 524: The plaintiff sought declarations for probate where the will could not be found

Lockrey v Ferris [2011] NSWSC 179: A case involving the construction and rectification of a will

Hadfield v Hadfield [2010] NSWSC 561: An out of time Family Provision Act 1982 (NSW) claim


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