Tracey Smith – Solicitor/Principal
Smith Legal Solutions was founded by Tracey Smith, a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist In Succession Law.
Tracey began the firm after becoming aware of alarming statistics that almost 70% of Australian either do not have a Will or do not have a valid and up to date Will.
Tracey first began working in Wills and Estates matters in 1992. She has been in full time legal practice as a Solicitor since 1994 and has developed a great passion for wills and estates matters over her past 17 years in practice.
Tracey became an Accredited Specialist in Succession Law through the Queensland Law Society in 2003. She is one of only 29 Succession Law Accredited Specialists in Queensland to be bestowed the honour to hold herself out as an expert in the practice area of Wills and Estates.
Tracey is a member and regular participant at seminars and workshops of the worldwide organisation STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). Tracey is a committee member of the Succession Law Section of the Queensland Law Society. The Succession Law Section focuses on the law relating to probate, wills and administration of estates. The objectives of the section are to:
- Stimulate the interests and participation of succession lawyers in the activities of the Queensland Law Society
- Develop and conduct continuing professional development programs for lawyers in matters concerning wills and estates
- To promote appropriate standards of competency and ethics for succession law practitioners
- To support succession law practitioners
- To consider and recommend law reform
Tracey is experienced in all aspects of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. She is the principal of Smith Legal Solutions where she assists a whole range of clients with their personal service needs.
Tracey has advised individuals, trustee companies, accountants, financial advisors, and other legal firms and their clients. She has more then 17 years experience in advising on the preparation and construction of wills, as well as the administration of estate and trust.
Tracey is passionate about Succession Law and her goal is to see that everyone, no matter their background, have access to the necessary legal services through an experienced solicitor in an effort to ensure that all Gold Coast residents have a Will.