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Michelle Gold
Michelle Gold
Position: Senior Associate Team: Private Clients | Litigation Phone: (02) 6279 4464 Email: vCard: click to download

Michelle was admitted as a lawyer in 2011 and has over 18 years’ experience working with Private Clients.

She specialises in succession planning, preparing Wills, testamentary trusts, Powers of Attorney and superannuation nominations to coincide with estate planning objectives. In addition to advising individuals, Michelle advises families with complex trust and corporate structures.

Michelle also specialises in all aspects of estate disputes including to the validity of Wills, dying without making a Will, Court made Wills for persons who do not have the capacity to execute one and assisting beneficiaries and executors to challenge gifts in Wills, or to protect them.

Michelle has extensive experience assisting clients to obtain Guardianship (health and personal matters) and Management (financial matters) Orders, both in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales, for persons who can no longer make financial, personal and health care decisions for themselves.


Michelle's areas of expertise are:

  • Estate disputes
  • Estate planning 
  • Financial Management
  • Guardianship
  • Mediation
  • Wills

Professional Background


Bachelor of Laws – University of Canberra (2010)
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Australian National University (2011)


Australian Capital Territory, 2011 (current)


Affiliations and Memberships

ACT Law Society

Member of the ACT Estate Planning Discussion Group

Former member of the Elder Law & Succession Law Committee, ACT Law Society