Principles of Australian Succession Law 4th Edition

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Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 29th October 2022
Publisher: Lexis Nexis Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 4

Principles of Australian Succession Law provides an easy-to-read overview of the law governing wills, intestacies, family provision, and probate and administration. It is a useful reference text for legal practitioners wishing to refresh their knowledge of certain aspects of succession law. It is also a clear and logical explanation of succession law for students, with numerous simple examples of what the more difficult concepts mean in real life, together with the benefit of being able to review key topics for a variety of chapters through online-only problems modelled after standard examination questions.


  • New online learning resources available for students of succession law

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  • Dal Pont, Law of Executors and Administrators
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  • De Groot & Nickel, Family Provision in Australia, 6th ed
  • Perkins & Monahan, Estate Planning: A Practical Guide for Professionals Helping Australians Age Well, 5th edition

About the Authors

Ken Mackie was a Senior Lecturer in law and Sub-Dean at the Law School, University of Tasmania. He was also a consultant to the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute on succession law issues and was a member of the former National Committee on Uniform Succession Laws. His main research interests are property law and succession. He is now a University Associate in the Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania.

Elise Bennett Histed took her B.A. and LL.B. degrees from the University of Melbourne and read for her doctorate at Cambridge University. She taught law at Sheffield University, and then returned to Australia to teach as a Senior Lecturer in Law at Monash University and the University of Tasmania. Her specialities are Legal History, Succession, Property Law and Equity.

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