Smith & Stanton practises in three principal areas of law – wills and estates, business and commercial and, property and conveyancing.

These have been, and continue to be, our core areas of practice since the establishment of our firm in 1977. Smith & Stanton has experienced lawyers in all three areas who can assist clients with a variety of matters.

Wills & Estates


  • Preparation of wills
  • Testamentary trusts
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Claims against estates and estate litigation
  • Administration of estates
  • Court applications to prove improperly witnessed or defective wills
  • Retirement village documentation

Business & Commercial


  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Business startups and restructuring
  • Partnerships and shareholder agreements
  • Commercial and retail shop leasing
  • Company problems
  • Asset protection
  • Family Trusts
  • Franchising
  • Due diligence enquiries
  • Contract disputes
  • Mortgages and loans

Property & Conveyancing


  • Residential conveyancing
  • Commercial conveyancing
  • Commercial and residential developments
  • Body corporate matters
  • Easements, caveats and other property rights
  • Land subdivisions
  • Transferring property
  • Contract preparation and disputes