Standing Meeting

Dylan Heffernan

Senior Associate Lawyer

Accredited Specialist

Wills & Estates

Dylan was admitted as a lawyer after completing a degree in Law from Macquarie University. He also holds Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Commerce from Wollongong University.


Dylan is an experienced estate planning lawyer who regularly advises clients in relation to their wills and enduring appointments. His practice also includes estate administration and litigation concerning wills and estates.


He is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner and full member of STEP, which is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning.


His expertise includes advising in the following areas:

  • Simple or complex Wills and incapacity documents.

  • Superannuation death benefit nominations and self-managed funds.

  • Family trusts and businesses.

  • Asset protection strategies and structures.

  • Business succession and structuring.

  • Company constitutions.

  • Loan agreements and mortgages.

  • Simple and complex applications for grants of representation

  • Administration of deceased estates.

  • Deeds of family arrangement and family constitutions.

  • Estate and trust dispute resolution.

  • Private ancillary funds and charitable trusts.


Dylan may be contacted at dheffernan@mcwlaw.com.au or his paralegal, Rachel Werner at rwerner@mcwlaw.com.au.