Chris Sheath & Associates listed as recommended Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Law Firm by 2020 Doyle’s Guide.

November 11, 2020

It seems that for many, deciding on a child’s education or even where to eat dinner is given more critical thinking than deciding how your legacy will be remembered once you are gone?

It may not be the perfect dinner conversation, however ensuring your hard work and assets are distributed according to your wishes can be an effective conversation when had with the right people.

Independent organisation, Doyle’s Guide has recently recognised Chris Sheath & Associates Solicitors as Queensland’s leading law firm for Wills and Estate Planning.

The organisation rates and recommends law firms within nominated specialisation areas based on interviews with clients, peers, and relevant industry bodies.

Director, Chris Sheath states “This appointment by Doyle’s Guide is most revered by our firm. To have our incredible legal team recognised by peers, partners, and the people they represent – I am truly proud beyond words of their integrity, work ethic, and commitment.”

His vision has always been to have a client driven law firm. But for Chris Sheath & Associates Solicitors this means more than just expertise and experience. It includes all team member’s commitment to integrity, client satisfaction and building strong relationships – relationships they value.

Their team of legal experts in wills & estate and succession planning support their clients desired legacy by following a unique process:

  1. Listening effectively to client wishes
  2. Establishing client estate goals
  3. Outlining relevant estate & succession plan areas to consider
  4. Discuss all options and available strategies
  5. Partner with extended professionals
  6. Establish a holistic and practical legally bound estate plan
  7. Regular follow-up to ensure your wishes are still reflected

It is in this way that our highly experienced team consistently elevate their understanding and enable positive conversations with their clients on this sensitive topic.

Chris is recognised by the Queensland Law Society as an Accredited Specialist in Succession Law (Wills & Estates) and is a regular presenter at professional seminars including the Queensland Law Society, for his thought-leadership across the legal industry.

If you would like to discuss establishing an estate plan or review an existing one, please contact a member of our legal team today. 

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