Andrew Penton


  • Bachelor of Economics – Monash University (1991)
  • Bachelor of Laws – Monash University (1992)
  • Masters of Laws – Monash University (1997)
  • Graduate Diploma Finance & Investment (1997)
Areas of Law
  • Trusts
  • Superannuation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Corporate Succession
  • Personal Estate Planning and Estate Litigation
  • Sales and Transfers of Businesses

Andrew works predominately in the areas of commercial contracts, sales of business, corporate & individual succession planning, property development, estate litigation and trusts.

He has worked in these areas since being admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1993. He has also been admitted to the High Court of Australia in 1996.

Andrew holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics (1990) and Law(1991) as well as a Masters of Law (1996). All degrees were undertaken and completed at Monash University.

Andrew has over the years advised some of the wealthiest families in the country in areas such as succession planning, trusts, corporate structuring and estate litigation. He also advises and acts for the Roman Catholic Trusts Corporation for the Diocese of Sale, the Bishop of Sale and the Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited.

In previous positions Andrew was a senior associate at Maddocks as well as Senior Counsel with the National Australia Bank Ltd.

As part of his community service Andrew has held board and advisory roles with St. Patrick’s Primary School, Pakenham, Gippsland Community College, Warragul and St. Joseph’s Secondary College, Newtown. He was also heavily involved with local surf lifesaving (Apollo Bay SLSC) and the Victorian Surf Lifesaving Association where he was Chief Investigative Officer as well as a member of the Constitutional and Judicial Boards.

Andrew’s interests include viticulture, cricket, rugby league and reading.

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