Eric graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1996 with a Bachelor of Laws. He was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and joined Robertson Hayles Lawyers in 1998.
Eric has over 18 years experience providing estate planning and administration services for his clients. He has an in-depth knowledge of these areas of practice and has been involved in complex litigation arising from estate and succession matters. His knowledge in these areas is invaluable and assists our firm in obtaining grants of Probate and Letters of Administration in complex circumstances.
Eric also has extensive experience in preparing both simple and complex Wills, advice relating to nominations for superannuation funds, preparing enduring powers of attorney and preparing and advising on the terms of trusts. He also specialises in offering advice to those who wish to provide for family members who suffer from a disability or other such affliction which requires a different approach to their receipt of inheritance such as the inclusion of Special Disability Trusts in a Will.
Eric also practices extensively in the area of commercial law. Having practiced in this field for over 18 years, Eric has extensive experience in commercial property law including all aspects of retail and commercial leasing. Eric is also able to offer advice to strata title owners and those entering into retirement village leases.
Eric has acted and continues to act for a diverse range of property clients including incorporated associations, property consultants, property trusts, real estate agencies and developers.
Eric takes a keen interest in the issues affecting our community and is involved with various community groups. He was formerly a member of the Prisoners Review Board of Western Australia, and is currently the honorary Legal Adviser to the Bible Society in WA Inc., Drug ARM WA Inc., Young Australia League Inc., Teen Challenge WA Inc., Baptist Union of WA Inc. and 98.5 Sonshine Fm Radio.