Eleanor Heffernan

Eleanor is passionate about Estate planning and stresses the importance of preparing your affairs to everyone she meets.

Growing up on a rural property in NSW and now living on a farm in Adaminaby with her husband, means that Eleanor has seen firsthand the importance of estate planning. Eleanor values her client relationships and treats all of her client’s matters with equal attention. She can assist with simple or complicated estate planning through to dealing with estate administration.

Eleanor’s down-to-earth manner, empathy and willingness to take the time to explain the finer details to her clients, are all essential features of her service to clients. Her attention to detail and management also ensures each of her client’s matters run smoothly and efficiently.

  • Estate Planning advice
  • Preparation of Wills (simple, complex, testamentary trust and special disability trust wills)
  • Preparation of Enduring Power of Attorneys (ACT and NSW)
  • Litigated Estates
  • Superannuation Death Benefit Planning
  • Trust Succession Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Farming Succession
  • Probate, Letters of Administration, Informal Will Applications and Estate Administration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws – Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Political Science) – Australian National University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Australian National University

Admissions

  • ACT Supreme Court – 2014

Affiliations and Memberships

  • ACT Law Society
  • ACT Estate Planning Group
  • ACT Health Human Research Ethics Committee (ACT HREC)

Nobody is too young or too poor to have a Will. In fact most young people have the most contentious circumstances, particularly in relation to their superannuation planning that they probably aren’t even aware of.

Eleanor Heffernan

Senior Associate

eleanor.heffernan@mvlaw.com.au

(02) 6279 4445

Eleanor is passionate about Estate planning and stresses the importance of preparing your affairs to everyone she meets.

Growing up on a rural property in NSW and now living on a farm in Adaminaby with her husband, means that Eleanor has seen firsthand the importance of estate planning. Eleanor values her client relationships and treats all of her client’s matters with equal attention. She can assist with simple or complicated estate planning through to dealing with estate administration.

Eleanor’s down-to-earth manner, empathy and willingness to take the time to explain the finer details to her clients, are all essential features of her service to clients. Her attention to detail and management also ensures each of her client’s matters run smoothly and efficiently.

  • Estate Planning advice
  • Preparation of Wills (simple, complex, testamentary trust and special disability trust wills)
  • Preparation of Enduring Power of Attorneys (ACT and NSW)
  • Litigated Estates
  • Superannuation Death Benefit Planning
  • Trust Succession Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Farming Succession
  • Probate, Letters of Administration, Informal Will Applications and Estate Administration

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws – Australian National University
  • Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Political Science) – Australian National University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Australian National University

Admissions

  • ACT Supreme Court – 2014

Affiliations and Memberships

  • ACT Law Society
  • ACT Estate Planning Group
  • ACT Health Human Research Ethics Committee (ACT HREC)