Justin’s practice generally consists of disputes involving wills, trusts, deceased estates and real property.
He is accredited as a specialist in Wills and Estates with the Law Institute of Victoria and is currently completing a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne.
In 2017 and 2018 Justin was recognised in Doyles Guide as one of Victoria’s leading Wills and Estates Litigation Barristers.
Justin read with Rick Wells and his senior mentor is Jeffery Gleeson QC.
A selection of matters in which Justin has recently appeared include:
Linke & Ors v Linke & Ors  VSC 505 (complex equitable claim over family farm)
Re Munro  VSC 747 (objection to grant of probate alleging executors’ conflict)
Re Wood  VSC 597 (approval of infant compromise)
Dreamfields Pty Ltd v Zacutti  VCC 2073 (contract and equity case)
Singer v Spiewak & Anor  VSC 521 (breach of fiduciary duty by an attorney)
Re Parr; State Trustees Limited v Nicholson  VSC 359 (testamentary capacity case)
IMO the Estate of John Panagopoulos  VSC 134 (grant of probate in solemn form)
Re Anderson  VSC 338 (revocation of grant of probate)
Re Watson  VSC 322 (revocation of grant of probate)
Kempson v Davison  VSC 366 (extension of orders sought by administrator)
Cherukuri v Danthuluri (Civil Claims)  VCAT 1444 (definition of ‘services’ under the ACL)
Farrugia v State Trustee Limited  VCC (family provision trial – reasons restricted)
Re Sanders  VSC 694 (application to admit informal will to probate)
Wales v Wales  VSCA 345 (family trust dispute) led by R C Wells
Prior to coming to the bar Justin was a senior associate at a national law firm.
To get in touch with Justin Rizzi | or for more information please contact the Clerk on: +61 3 9225 7222 or firstname.lastname@example.org