Geoff is a senior lawyer with Estate First Lawyers. Geoff is a career dedicated estates lawyer with over 12 years’ experience in this area of law. His particular passion is estate planning law. He derives a great deal of satisfaction from assisting clients to implement effective estate planning strategies that are thorough and clever. Geoff is thoughtful and takes the time to listen to a client’s needs and wishes before crafting a tailor-made solution.
Education & Credentials
Geoff was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Qld in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science & International Relations) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Queensland. Geoff has also completed his Masters degree in Law (majoring in Estate Planning), and was awarded the prize for top Masters student in his graduating year.
Geoff is a member of the Queensland Law Society.
Geoff has practised exclusively in estate law since his admission, advising clients in all aspects of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. He joined Estate First in order to practice exclusively in the area he loves best – estate planning law.
With his many years’ experience, Geoff is able to effectively advise on all aspects of the estate plan, including testamentary and protective trusts in Wills, special disability trusts, estate planning for superannuation, companies and trusts, asset protection and charitable gifts. Because Geoff has been involved in estate litigation, he provides comprehensive strategies on how to minimise the risk of an estate claim.
Speaking & Presentations
Geoff held a number of senior legal positions prior to joining Estate First and has extensive experience in presenting to Advisors and clients to help build awareness and understanding of the importance of getting a strong estate plan in place. Geoff also has expertise in crafting training and education sessions for Advisors designed to assist them in having effective estate planning conversations with their clients.
- Lawyer & Associate
- B.A (Pol Sc & Int Rel)
- Juris Doctor
- G. Dip. L. Prac.
- Member, Qld Law Society
- Estate planning (all aspects)
- Complex Will drafting
- Testamentary trusts, protective trusts & special disability trusts in Wills
- Blended family strategies
- Strategies to minimise the risk of an estate claim
- Asset protection strategies
- Estate planning for companies & trusts
- Estate planning for Super (incl SMSFs)
- Enduring powers of attorney & health directives
- Advisor training & education
- Client presentations
"Estate First Lawyers acted professionally and knowledgeably. I felt confident that the advice was accurate and up to date. Geoff demonstrated an understanding and knowledge about the complexities of families now and into the future. He appeared empathetic and respectful of ensuring family members with specific needs were considered."
"Geoff Cameron was extremely pleasant to deal with and very accommodating. He has also been extremely diligent in every aspect of the work he has, and is continuing, to do for us."