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Andrew Byrne Special Counsel
Wills & Estates

phone: 03 5333 8862

Andrew joined the firm in 1980 and was admitted to partnership in 1985. Andrew provides advice in all areas in relation to wills, estates, (including claims against estates), and Guardian & Administration Board matters. He is a Law Institute of Victoria, Accredited Wills & Estates Specialist. Andrew also completed a Graduate Diploma of Business (Management) at the University of Ballarat in 1998.

Andrew has contributed significantly to the local community being a past councillor of the City of Ballarat, and former board member of both the Ballarat Regional Board and the Ambulance Service Western Region.

During his spare time Andrew enjoys cycling, surfing, swimming, reading and keeping busy with his young family.

Professional Memberships & Activities

Deputy Chair - St Patrick's College Board
Board member - Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Foundation
Board Member of the Catholic Diocese Finance Committee
Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Andrew Byrne's Blog

Organ Donation and your Will

When our clients are reviewing their wills, it's not uncommon for them to want to record their wish to become an organ donor in their will. Unfortunately, by the time family members have turned their mind to the question of a deceased loved one's will, their organs are unlikely to be of any use.   

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Superannuation problems on Distribution

There are many common misconceptions and issues around how superannuation is dealt with upon death. With proper advice and planning many of the potential problems may be avioded.

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2019 Ballarat Cycle Classic

2019 Ballarat Cycle Classic

BJT Legal are proud to support the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute in the 2019 Ballarat Cycle Classic.