Matthew Wallis is a respected and highly experienced lawyer, specialises in Estate Planning especially the preparation of Wills and Probate matters and has extensive experience providing general legal advice to businesses, particularly in regional Western Australia.

Matthew was born and grew up in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia.  Graduating from the University of Western Australia in 1999. Matthew now resides with his family in Margaret River where he opened his private practice in 2015.

Since that time Matthew has created a successful private practice which work relies on word of mouth referrals from individuals as well as finance, accounting and farm professionals who see the value in what Matthew can offer.

Areas Of Expertise

Wills & Estate Planning

Planning for what happens when you become incapacitated or die is an important and complex process. Taking the time now to ensure your Estate Planning is in order will save your family both financially and emotionally when the time comes.

Matthew will take the time to understand your circumstances and create an individual estate plan unique to your needs.

Matthew will also recommend Enduring Powers of Attorney and Guardianship ensuring there is someone to make important decisions for you in case of your incapacity.

Probate and Deceased Estates

When someone you love dies, there are many issues to deal with in addition to grieving the loss of the loved one.

Matthew has assisted many clients from initial brief advice to applying to the Supreme Court for a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration to complex Probate cases involving challenges to the Will, including the rectifying of Wills where the Will did not adequately contain the loved one’s wishes.

Business Law

Matthew has acted for many businesses in his career involving such things as Lease Agreements, Franchising, Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements, buying and selling a business and advice on legislative requirements, including corporate structure, governance and compliance.

Where Matthew does not have sufficient expertise (such as in some complex taxation and employment law areas), he has trusted contacts in the legal, accounting and financial professions that will assist to ensure you obtain the best advice.


Matthew is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Matthew formerly served on the Law Society of Western Australia’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Committee and Elder Law and Succession Planning Committee and is also a former member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee of Law Access.