I practice in tax, wills and estates, equity and trusts, real property, and family law. I appear in all Courts and Tribunals and in mediations. I accept paperwork and opinion briefs.

Trusts, Division 7A, capital gains tax, duties exemptions, penalties, avoidance, fraud or evasion, director penalties, debt. Advice, rulings, audits, objections, litigation.

I accept tax briefs from accountants who are members of the major professional associations.

Wills and estates
Testator family maintenance claims, testamentary capacity, undue influence, removal of executors, informal wills, intestacy, applications for limited grants, caveat proceedings, construction.

Equity and trusts
Undue influence, unconscionable dealing, fraud, misrepresentation, estoppel, penalties and forfeiture, injunctions, specific performance, equitable damages, declarations, constructive trusts, breaches of trust, interpretation.

Recovery of possession of land, applications for the sale of land, vendor or purchaser summonses, restrictive covenants, caveats, mortgages. Residential tenancies, retail and commercial leases (VCAT matters).

Family law
Property and money disputes, complex structures, financial support, superannuation splitting, binding financial agreements.

Before coming to the Bar, my practice focused on complex tax issues, particularly concerning structuring and succession planning, and legal, commercial, and family law issues involving trusts, private companies, property, and self managed superannuation funds. I worked on several high-profile matters at the ATO, Treasury (policy and legislation), and Prime Minister and Cabinet (policy).

I have a Master of Taxation and am studying for a Master of Laws with a focus on wills and estates. 

I read with Dr Julianne Jaques QC. 

To get in touch with Adam Craig | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or

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