About us

Douglas Hoskins Legal is an innovative and experienced law firm based in North Brighton, with a secondary office conveniently located in the CBD which is available by appointment.

Douglas Hoskins Legal was formed in 2012 by Jim Douglas and Shona Hoskins. Bree Burns became a partner of the firm following Jim’s retirement in 2018.

Shona and Bree lead our passionate and experienced team of lawyers, paralegals and support staff who provide a broad range of legal services to assist with a range of matters. Jim continues to provide consultancy services to the firm, due to his extensive invaluable experience.

Douglas Hoskins - Wills and Estates

Key Services

  • Property settlement
  • Parenting disputes
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Divorce
  • Pre-nuptial and binding financial agreements
  • Wills, both complex and simple (including testamentary trusts)
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Care Directives
  • Guardianship
  • SACAT disputes
  • Estate administration
  • Probate
  • Intestacy matters
  • Estate disputes
Our solicitors and paralegals understand that these matters are usually very emotional and stressful times and are here to guide you through this process as smoothly as possible. Click here to commence making your Will with Douglas Hoskins Legal