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Kate Williams
Senior Associate | Wills & Estates

Kate Williams


Kate enjoys assisting clients with their estate planning needs and has experience in:

  • Acting for clients in litigious matters– including disputes relating to claims for provision (further provision) from deceased estates
  • Preparing wills, enduring powers of attorney and medical treatment decision maker appointments
  • Making applications for grants of representation
  • Estate administration

About Kate

Kate joined Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams as a trainee lawyer in 2015.  Before her career change, Kate worked as a journalist and communications adviser.


  • Master of Laws (JD) - Monash University
  • Graduate Diploma in Journalism - RMIT University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - University of Melbourne


  • Supreme Court of Victoria, 2017

Memberships and Committees

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Law Institute of Victoria