Margaret Arthur is a partner in the firm CRH Law and specialises in the area
of Succession law and Guardianship & Administration matters.
In 2015 Margaret achieved accreditation in Succession law through the
Queensland Law Society and is one of only 44 lawyers in Queensland who
hold this specialisation.
Before that she spent a number of years at other private law firms practising
mostly in family law, a short stint as a deputy registrar in the family court and
a number of years at Caxton legal service.
Joining me to interview Margaret is Fiona Muirhead, a good friend of us both
Margaret talks about:
The dangers of working and living in Papua New Guinea
Helping a woman get a protection order on the basis that her partner
was practising witchcraft
why she abandoned her dream of becoming a fiction writer to become
how networking helped with career opportunities
The benefits of volunteering, particularly at Caxton Legal Service
The unique challenges of working in government, community legal
centres and private practice
The expense of legal fees and the effects of litigation on individuals
The need for holistic help for the people who have legal problems
The difficulty of elderly people seeking legal advice when their financial
affairs are managed by the public trustee
Elder law and common financial abuse matters
How exercise keeps her grounded
The vagaries of government funding
If you want to connect with Margaret you can contact her through my website.
www.lorettakreet.com or alternatively on Linkedin at
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