January 18, 2019
Doyle's Guide

Debra Davis, Davis Lawyers

Doyles Guide


  • Bachelor of Economics (1983)
  • Bachelor of Laws (1985)
  • Wills and Estates Accredited Specialist – The Law Institute of Victoria (2012)


  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of STEP

After completing Articles of Clerkship in 1984, Debra Davis was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victorian on 3 April 1984. During her articles and the first ten years of practice Debra was employed by Remington & Co in which she provided a variety of legal services, particularly in the area of Litigation, Family Law, Minor Criminal Offences, Wills, Probate, Estate matters and buying or selling small business.

After then juggling children and the rigours of a small private practice from home, locum relief legal work for various local practices in the eastern suburbs and working as a volunteer for Legal Aid in 1985, Debra then began working on a part time basis for Davis Lawyers in 2005.

Since this time Debra has gained Accredited Specialisation in the area of Wills and Estates, being one of less than 90 in the state, and has built a solid practice in this area. She has an in depth understanding of the relevant legal issues in complex estate planning matters for clients of every income range and can advise on many and varied structures including SMSF’s, family and unit trusts, companies, partnerships and joint ventures.

Away from the office, Debra runs an extremely busy household, manages her daughters netball team and enjoys attending gym.