Michael Clohesy

Michael Clohesy

Principal Lawyer

  • Areas of Law Wills & Estates , Probate and letters of administration , Powers of Attorney , Will Disputes , Estate Planning
  • Qualifications Juris Doctor – University of Melbourne Law School

Michael Clohesy is an experienced and passionate Wills & Estates lawyer. He also lectures in this area of law at Australian Catholic University.

Michael’s expertise is in the preparation of complex wills (known as Testamentary Trusts), the administration of deceased estates and estate litigation.

As a lawyer with an extensive teaching background Michael is committed to ensuring that his clients understand what can be a complex and bewildering legal process.

Michael advises that a properly drafted Will ensures that your family are provided for and there is no conflict. He also suggests that preparing a Will is plainly and simply good manners.


“I would absolutely recommend Michael to any friends or colleagues. From our first meeting, Michael was very informative regarding our legal position and articulated very clearly what we were about to embark on and how things were going throughout the process. Michael worked around our schedule as much as possible to give us the easiest pathway to get our issues solved.” Dean Hood

“Michael Clohesy and his staff were professional and focused, but also approachable and friendly, which helped us sort through our legal issues with a minimum of fuss. He kept us informed of all activities, and I have no hesitation in recommending him to other people.” Peter Hamilton

“The experience of formalising a Will was quite daunting and challenging. Michael made it very easy, offered advice that was real and challenged our views. It ultimately ended with a very professional, thorough and well organised Will. Michael is down to earth and very exact in what is required in such a process. We feel very satisfied and relieved that our Will thoroughly controls our intent for any possible future circumstances. I would highly recommend using Michael Clohesy and the team.” Paul DeBono

Dedicated Expertise
  • Probate and Administration of Deceased Estates
  • Complex Wills – Testamentary Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • VCAT Guardianship and Administration Disputes
  • Will & Executor Disputes
  • Estate Litigation
  • Superannuation Death Benefit Claims
  • Michael is a musician of some note, and can regularly been seen performing as Neil Diamond in Song, Sung Blue Neil Diamond Tribute Show.