Accredited Wills & Estates specialist promoted to Rigby Cooke Lawyers partnership

30 January 2018

Rigby Cooke Lawyers is proud to welcome its Wills & Estates practice lead and accredited specialist Rachael Grabovic to the firm’s partnership

Ms Grabovic’s promotion follows five years with the firm as Special Counsel and boosts the firm’s partnership ranks to 19 Partners.

Her promotion follows the promotion of workplace relations partner Simone Caylock, and takes Rigby Cooke Lawyers’ percentage of female representation across its partnership to 26%.

Ms Grabovic looks forward to continuing to provide dedicated support to the firm’s clients in her new role.

‘I am excited to join the firm’s partnership. I welcome the opportunities this new position will generate and I am looking forward to further developing my practice and continuing to ensure our clients receive outstanding advice in all aspects of wills, trusts and estates,’

– Ms Grabovic said.Rigby Cooke Lawyers executive chairman Bill Karvela welcomed Rachael to the partnership.

‘Rachael’s appointment is reflective of a period of growth for our firm as well as our focus on building the Wills & Estates practice area,’

– Mr Karvela said.

‘Rachael has built a very strong practice and has an unquestioned reputation in the marketplace as a leading practitioner, largely due to her technical expertise and a genuine concern for her clients’ wellbeing and focus on ensuring their wishes are fulfilled.

‘She works tirelessly to ensure her clients understand the complexities of the legal environment across wills, estate planning, trusts and estate litigation, and are fully informed before making any legal decisions.’

Ms Grabovic is the current chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Victoria and Director of STEP Australia. She was recognised by Doyles Guide in September last year as a Recommended Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer and Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer.


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