DE GROOTS Wills & Estate Lawyers has promoted one of its team to the position of associate and has also appointed two lawyers.
Rebecca Burness, who joined de Groots in 2004, has been promoted to associate. She specialises in estate administration and estate planning and became a succession law-accredited specialist in 2007.
Hannah Avenell, who works in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation in the firm’s Sydney office, has been appointed as a lawyer. Anevell has been with the firm for more than nine years in the firm’s Brisbane and Sydney offices, working her way up from an administrative to a paralegal role and now one as a lawyer.
Milton Latta has been appointed as a lawyer in the firm’s estate planning and litigation teams in Brisbane. Before becoming a lawyer, Latta gained experience as a mechanic and in small business.