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Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards Winner Sole Practitioner of the Year 2015.
Genders & Partners from Adelaide is the only South Australian Finalist in the STEP Private Client Awards 2015/2016 for Vulnerable Client Advisor of the Year (1 of only 2 in all of Australia)
The international Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) has announced the shortlist of finalists in the STEP Private Client Awards for Vulnerable Client Advisor of the Year.
The firm of Genders & Partners is one of only 5 finalists throughout the world in this category.
Genders & Partners is the only South Australian finalist, and 1 of only 2 finalists in all of Australia.
This is a very prestigious award, from a truly independent and international organisation.
Genders & Partners is the oldest law firm in South Australia, established in 1848.
Their EstatePlanner division specialises in Estate Planning, which includes Wills, Trusts, Powers-of-Attorney and Advance Medical Directives.
Genders & Partners also practises extensively in Estate Administration, Probate and Letters of Administration for Deceased Estates.
About Rod Genders
Rod Genders is a senior Australian lawyer specialising in trusts, Wills and estate planning, accident compensation, probate and deceased estate administration in Adelaide and throughout South Australia. His boutique specialist law firm, which was founded on 1848, is one of the oldest and most respected in Australia.
Rod is the winner of the prestigious 2015/16 Australian Law Award for Sole Practitioner of the Year for the whole of Australia, and is one of only 5 finalists worldwide for the international Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Vulnerable Client Adviser of the Year 2015/16. Rod is a prolific author and speaker.
Rod is the 3rd generation of Genders in the law and has been practising specialised law since the mid 80’s. He has acted as counsel or consultant to in excess of 50 other firms around Australia. Rod holds the SA state record for the highest ever personal injury award of damages, and has been involved in several of the largest personal injury claims in Australian legal history. For over 10 years he served on the Council of the Law Society of South Australia and is a senior member of its Succession Law Committee.
Rod is a member of the London-based Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners and serves on the local and international committees of that prestigious organisation. He is Chair of the international STEP Digital Assets Working Group and is active in law reform in this area.
For over 20 years Rod has chaired a private committee enquiring into the affairs of protected persons. He is a member of the Law Council of Australia, a member of the Notaries Society of South Australia and an associate member of the American Bar Association. (12/11/2014 13:49:05)