The Maclarens Wills, Probates and Estates Team


Michael Witts Michael Witts | Associate

Email: mwitts@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 02 9897 4647

Michael was admitted as a solicitor in 1982 after graduating with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Sydney University. After completing Articles at a suburban practice he entered into partnership at a practice in the Inner Western suburbs of Sydney and in 1998 established Witts Solicitors. Throughout his working life Michael has focussed on domestic conveyancing and wills and estates.

For over 30 years, Michael has drafted numerous wills for estates ranging in size from the most modest to the very large and complex. During that time, he has acted for Executors, Administrators, Trustees, Beneficiaries and Claimants in all types of estates including claims on Intestacy and under the Family Provisions Act.


Deane Aboud Deane Aboud | Solicitor

Email: daboud@maclarens.com.au
Phone: (02) 9682 3777

Deane Aboud is a member of the Wills and Estates team. Her primary areas of focus within the team are preparing wills, powers of attorney and appointments of enduring guardianship as well as preparing the relevant material which is involved in the grant of probate process and family provision claims. Deane was admitted as a Solicitor in May 2016 after graduating from a Bachelor of Laws degree from Western Sydney University and holds a Graduate Legal Diploma with the College of Law. During her law degree and as a Graduate, Deane combined her legal studies with extensive practical experience working as a paralegal in various areas of the law. Deane chose to pursue a career in law because she believes she has a natural inclination to stand for the rights of people. As well as working in the wills and estates team, Deane also assists the partners at Maclarens with criminal and intellectual property matters.

Lilianne Abdallah Lilianne Abdallah | Personal Assistant

Email: labdallah@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 02 9897 4657