Jonathon Russell


As a specialist private client lawyer, Jonathon has experience across all matters relating to trusts, estates, asset protection, relationship property and estate planning.

He works with clients to understand their individual circumstances to put in place structures that will stand the test of time for individuals and families seeking to manage their wealth, protect their assets and plan for the future.

Whether clients are looking to set up a trust, navigate complex relationship property issues, undertake estate and succession planning or seeking advice on an existing asset management plan, Jonathon is well equipped to provide clients with bespoke and comprehensive legal advice and solutions.

Recent highlights

  • Assisting with the formation of new trust structures for clients looking to safeguard core family assets from business and other risks.
  • Providing legal advice to trustees and beneficiaries who are looking to understand their rights/obligations.
  • Implementing new trusts and restructuring/resettlement of existing structures.
  • Drafting and advising on contracting out agreements “pre-nups” and separation agreements (including the division of assets). 
  • Assisting with the formation of new charitable trusts and winding up existing charitable trusts that are no longer required.
  • Advising trustees on governance, obligations and management/administration of charitable trusts.
  • Preparing of new wills and enduring powers of attorney.
  • Advising attorneys and family members on exercise of powers and performance of duties.


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