wills & estates specialists

Cornford-Scott Lawyers specialises in the area of succession law. 

Our experienced team can provide you with personalised and expert advice in relation to all estate planning, estate administration & estate litigation matters.

About Us

Whether you engage us in the planning or the administration stage of managing an estate, you will find an exceptional level of care and personal attention. Protecting your assets, your wealth and your wishes is important to us.

Administering an estate, especially if there are disputes, can be a difficult and stressful time for families. We are here to guide you through the complex issues and help manage the estate.

We pride ourselves on our ability to clearly explain your options on how to achieve your wishes, and work with you to find a practical solution to your concerns. 

Our advice is clear, precise and written in plain English.  You can be confident of our expert advice, sensitivity and personal attention.


Angela Cornford-Scott


The director of the firm, Angela Cornford-Scott, has over 25 years of experience in wills and estate matters and is considered one of Brisbane's leading lawyers in the field. She is an accredited specialist in succession law and specialises, and practices, exclusively in the area of succession law.

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Cushla McCormack


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Rebecca Burness


Rebecca has practiced solely in the area of succession law for over 20 years; specialising in estate planning and estate administration. She is also an accredited specialist in succession law.

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Our support team

We have a wonderful and experienced team behind us at Cornford-Scott Lawyers. From left to right are some of our key support staff.

Marissa Veukiso

Trish Grundon

Jacqui Dhawan

Maryam Catania



Office Manager



Please accept mine and my families thanks for the professional and responsive manner in which you supported my sister and I to finalise our father's estate. You listened to our concerns and provided us with sound and practical legal advice, allowing the family to navigate through the process without feeling overburdened”

Tracey – Estate Administration Client

Modern day estate planning can be complex. Your firm’s professional, articulate and sophisticated technical guidance has provided surety and security to my family’s wealth. It’s no surprise that you are ranked as one of the best estate lawyers in the country. I would not hesitate to recommend your services."

Nathan – Estate Planning Client

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to you for all the care and concern you have shown during the matter of my father's estate. Thank you for protecting my interest and that of my brother and sister. I cannot thank you enough for the services that you have rendered on our behalf.”

Kerry – Estate Administration Client


Contact our office for any enquiries

Leading firm

litigation & succession law and estate planning
Doyles guide, Queensland - 2020


Cornford-Scott Lawyers has moved office spaces. We can now be found at:

Level 2, Toowong Centrus
41 Sherwood Road

Our mailing address, email & phone number remain the same.

If you have any queries or concerns, please contact our office on (07) 3379 2926 or email: