Founded in 1848 we are the oldest law firm in South Australia. We pride ourselves upon our integrity, personal service and professionalism. We specialise in Wills and Estate Planning; Trusts and Guardianship; and Probate and Administration of Deceased Estates.
We understand that you are busy – building a family, a career, a business, a prosperous future. You want to be sure that you’re making the right decisions for yourself and your loved ones, and that your plan will work when it is needed most. You need to know that you and your family will be taken care-of if anything happens to you. We can help you plan for every stage of life’s journey, and do so in the most convenient, courteous and effective manner possible. We are here to serve you.
About Rod Genders:
Rod Genders is a senior Australian lawyer specialising in Wills and Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Trusts and Guardianship and Inheritance Claims and Contested Estates in South Australia. His boutique specialist law firm, which was founded on 1848, is one of the oldest and most respected in Australia.
Rod is the winner of the prestigious 2015/16 Australian Law Award for Sole Practitioner of the Year for the whole of Australia, and is one of only 5 finalists worldwide for the international Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Vulnerable Client Adviser of the Year 2015/16. Rod is an international author and speaker.
Rod is the 3rd generation of Genders in the law and has been practising specialised law since the mid 80’s. He has acted as counsel or consultant to in excess of 50 other firms around Australia. Rod holds the SA state record for the highest ever personal injury award of damages, and has been involved in several of the largest personal injury claims in Australian legal history.
For over 10 years he served on the Council of the Law Society of South Australia and is a senior member of its Succession Law Committee. Rod is a member of the London-based Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Rod was a founding committee member of STEP South Australia for 8 years and was the founding Chair of the international STEP Digital Assets Special Interest Group.
For over 25 years Rod has chaired a private committee enquiring into the affairs of protected persons. He is a member of the Law Council of Australia, a member of the Notaries Society of South Australia and an associate member of the American Bar Association.
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