The Maclarens Wills, Probates and Estates Team


Michael Witts Michael Witts | Associate

Email: mwitts@maclarens.com.au
Phone: (02) 9897 4657

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) 9897 4606

Deane Aboud is a member of the Wills and Estates team. Her primary areas of focus within the team are preparing Wills, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Appointment of Enduring Guardianships, as well as preparing the relevant material involved in the Grant of Probate process and Family Provision Claims.

Admitted as a Lawyer in May of 2016, Deane combined her studies with extensive practical experience working as a Paralegal at various law firms throughout her law degree.

Deane has worked closely with clients and understands the value of forging strong working relationships. Her approach is both collaborative and engaging, and she is adept at thinking outside the box to resolve issues in a timely and efficient manner.

Highly skilled in legal research, Deane has a keen head for figures and attention to detail so clients can rest assured that their matter is always being handled without any commercial implications in mind.

Although Wills and Estates is Deane’s main practice, however she also practices in the fields of Criminal Law, Intellectual Property and Land & Environment matters.

In September of 2019, Deane was made an Associate of the firm.


Lilianne Abdallah Lilianne Abdallah | Office Manager

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