Leanne Matthewson

Leanne is a Director in our firm and a highly respected lawyer in our Wills & Estates Team.


I am the lawyer you should talk to if you don’t like dealing with lawyers.

I am Leanne Matthewson.

I am passionate about giving people the right information so that they are empowered to make informed decisions about their present and their future.

I am the lawyer you should talk to if you don’t like dealing with lawyers.

My clients tell me that I am easy to work with and good at simplifying things which sometimes can seem complex at first.

Talking to me now will save you time and money in the future.

Can you risk it?

Wills And Estates Doyles 2018

Murdoch Lawyers are proud to announce that Director, Leanne Matthewson has been recognised by Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a leading Estates, Wills and Succession Lawyer in Queensland 2018.

Practice Areas

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Qualifications & Reputation

Community Involvement:

  • Associate Member Tax Institute (ATI)
  • Member SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA)
  • Member YWCA Qld (not for profit)


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Superannuation, Binding Death Benefit Nominations and Attorneys

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How to Avoid a Superannuation Death Benefit Dispute

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Estate Planning for Couples with Young Families: 5 Things You Must Cover

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Superannuation Death Benefits: Can You Overcome a Technicality?

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Leanne Matthewson - Director Murdoch Lawyers

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