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Justin Rizzi Bar : 2015| Admitted : 2008

Justin’s practice generally consists of disputes involving wills, trusts, equity, probate and real property.

Phone : +61 3 9225 7026

Mobile : 0401 011 205

Email : rizzi@vicbar.com.au

Chambers : Owen Dixon Chambers West

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Justin’s practice generally consists of disputes involving wills, trusts, equity, probate and real property.


He is accredited with the Law Institute of Victoria as a specialist in Wills and Estates and is currently completing a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne. 


Justin is consistently recognised in Doyles Guide as one of Victoria’s leading Wills and Estates Litigation Barristers. 


Prior to coming to the bar Justin practised at a national law firm. 

Selected Cases

COURT OF APPEAL:
O'Connor v James [2019] VSCA 265 (compromise of contested probate proceedings)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Besanko [2020] VSC 170 (defending probate of video Will)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Wattie; Wattie v Wattie [2019] VSC 701 (costs against solicitor under CPA)

SUPREME COURT:
EBG v KPZ [2019] VSC 630 (VCAT direction to administrator to withdraw family provision claim)

 SUPREME COURT:
Linke & Ors v Linke & Ors (No 2) [2018] VSC 815 (costs of defendant separately represented)

SUPREME COURT:
Singer v Spiewak & Anor [2018] VSC 521 (breach of fiduciary duty by an attorney)

SUPREME COURT:
IMO the Estate of John Panagopoulos [2018] VSC 134 (grant of probate in solemn form)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Watson [2017] VSC 322 (revocation of grant of probate)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Sanders [2016] VSC 694 (application to admit informal will to probate)

COUNTY COURT:
Dreamfields Pty Ltd v Zacutti [2018] VCC 2073 (contract and equity case)

COUNTY COURT:
Farrugia v State Trustee Limited [2016] VCC (family provision trial – reasons restricted)

COURT OF APPEAL:
Wales v Wales [2015] VSCA 345 (family trust dispute) led by R C Wells

SUPREME COURT:
Re Besanko (No 2) [2020] VSC 281 (costs of informal Will proceedings)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Warner [2019] VSC 656 (passing over executor)

SUPREME COURT:
Linke & Ors v Linke & Ors [2018] VSC 505 (complex equitable claim over family farm)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Wood [2018] VSC 597 (approval of infant compromise)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Parr; State Trustees Limited v Nicholson [2018] VSC 359 (testamentary capacity case)

SUPREME COURT:
Re Anderson [2017] VSC 338 (revocation of grant of probate)

SUPREME COURT:
Kempson v Davison [2016] VSC 366 (extension of orders sought by administrator)

COUNTY COURT:
Cocks v Cocks [2020] VCC 103 (constructive or resulting trust case)

COUNTY COURT:
Cherukuri v Danthuluri (Civil Claims) [2016] VCAT 1444 (definition of ‘services’ under the ACL)

 

Memberships & Committees

Victorian Bar

To get in touch with Justin Rizzi | or for more information please contact the Clerk on:

+61 3 9225 7222clerkb@greenslist.com.au

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