Justin practices in the areas of wills and probate, equity, trusts, property and general commercial law.
Prior to coming to the bar Justin was a senior associate at a national law firm. He has significant experience in wills and trust disputes, commercial litigation and property matters.
Justin 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. He is a leading Wills and Estates barrister in Doyles Guide 2017.
He has presented numerous papers on topics related to succession law and equity and has written papers published in the Law Institute Journal and the Wills and Probate Bulletin.
Justin read with Rick Wells and his senior mentor is Jeffery Gleeson QC.
A selection of matters in which Justin has recently appeared include:
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 (trust dispute) led by R C Wells
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