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Samantha Schnabel
Senior Associate | Wills & Estates

Samantha Schnabel


Samantha is experienced and enjoys assisting clients with:

  • Preparation of simple or complex wills (including testamentary trusts)
  • Preparation of enduring powers of attorney, medical treatment decision makers and advanced care directives
  • Preparation of binding death benefit nominations (BDBNs) for self-managed superannuation funds and assistance with BDBNs for industry funds
  • Applying for grants of representation (probate, letters of administration, re-seals from foreign jurisdictions)
  • Assisting with the administration of deceased estates

About Samantha

Samantha joined Hicks Oakley Chessell Williams in 2021 having worked previously at a boutique law firm in Bayside for four years.

Outside of work Samantha enjoys going on hikes and spending time around the Latin community whether it be dancing, eating or learning Spanish.


  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Leo Cussen Centre for Law
  • Bachelor of Laws – Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Maj. Criminology) – Deakin University


  • Supreme Court of Victoria 2015

Memberships and Committees

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Law Institute of Victoria