August & Claire is a team of expert lawyers specialising in Wills and Estates. When it comes to matters of contested estates, you can trust that there is no better firm to challenge your matters and win.


With extensive experience specialising in contested estates, we are confident that we can win your case. Providing the highest level of client service, you can trust that there is no better firm to challenge your matters and win.

It is why we offer a No Win No Fee service, whereby we are not paid our professional fees unless we obtain a successful outcome for our clients. 


We understand dealing with wills are a sensitive matter. It is why you need a trusted advisor who clearly understands your situation, can extensively explain the proceedings and is willing to advocate on your behalf.

Our team have extensive experience in the area of contested estates and offer a free first assessment for everyone.



August & Claire Lawyers are a legal firm specialising in Wills and Estates based in both Newcastle & Sydney.

Established in 2020, Justine Aubin founded August & Claire with a dedication to provide expert legal advice with the care of a small firm.


 Only pay our professional costs if you have been successful in your claim.
Contact us today for a free assessment.


I luckily found August & Clare Lawyers while searching on the internet. Justine is a pleasure to deal with. Helping me in every way with advice, & always a friendly chat. Lauren was always in touch, keeping me up to date with what was happening. I can thoroughly recommend this law firm. Many thanks, K.

- Kay

What a dynamo! My path crossed with Justine at exactly the right time and I knew within minutes of meeting her that I’d use her services. My hubby and I wanted to make a will so we made an appointment to see Justine. The process was quick and easy: exactly what we wanted. She guided us through our options and answered all our questions, and before we could blink we were signing the paperwork. Easy peasy! We trust her implicitly. I’d highly recommend her company.

- Julie

My case was quite complex and complicated, and it was not very straight forward as there was no evidence of my biological father apart from a geneaologist report…I needed a lot of guidance and expertise from my solicitor, Tenille, she explained everything very clearly and made it understandable [to] my particular situation. 

[She was] kind and caring at times when I was [feeling] stressed or frustrated, but I was able to continue on the path I felt I had to, with the support and compassion from Justine and Tenille. 

- Natalie

We used Justine Aubin for advice on potentially disputing a Will. She wrote an incisive analysis of the claim and cited various cases. At each step in her advice, [she provided] a likely cost range and possible other side costs, liability were clearly enunciated, in addition to the probability of success. it is exactly what we needed to have set out.

We had previously used a specialist firm in Liverpool for an initial consultation, and later my Sydney CBD commercial lawyer. One should always use a specialist straight away, and Justine was the most intelligent person I had met in all my legal travels of many decades, interacting with Sydney CBD lawyers.

- Roger

I’d recommend these highly professional, and empathetic, people to anyone looking to protect their interests as a beneficiary of an estate. The team at August & Claire exceeded my expectations, took all the hassle out of dealing with the estate and looked after me till everything was distributed. I’m in great appreciation of the care they took and I’d put to you that it was a little money very well spent.

- Gavin

I could not have asked for any one better to represent me in my case of contesting a will. Justine and the girls (Lauren and Kaylyn) all did a fantastic job and took me on from interstate when others did not. They were always up front and honest with me and made a point of being well prepared in advance. Because of this we received a great outcome. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

- Bruce

Kaylyn and team was positively brilliant – she handled everything with great understanding, professionalism and great communication. The thoroughness of all procedures ensured the best outcome possible for me.
- R G

The team at August & Claire have been nothing short of amazing. For the entirety of our matter, they provided us with a service that is second to none. They always presented themselves with the utmost professionalism & most importantly to us, they were extremely empathetic at all times, this is something we are very grateful for. This past year has been the hardest of our lives & Justine & her team played a tremendous role in assisting us with our healing by ensuring we were successful in obtaining what our Dad wanted us to have, we could never thank them enough for their continuous efforts. I have and will continue to recommend August & Claire Lawyers!

- Kelly

My husband and I found Justine to be very professional, friendly and knowledgeable in all aspects of wills and estate planning. Her ability to tailor advice specifically to our family circumstances was exceptional. Justine was an absolute pleasure to deal with and we highly recommend her services!

- Laura

Lifesaving lawyers. We are forever grateful for taking on our case. Without your sound and professional advice we would have not got the outcome that we did. You managed to fix the previous lawyers mess and took it all in your stride. 

- Haylee

I would like to thank ALL the team at August & Claire Lawyers for the successful resolution of my case.
Everyone was absolutely attentive, understanding of my problem, listened to my concerns, and very patiently but professional explained everything that they could do for me, and clearly advised against other suggestions, with full explanations of why not.
Actions were only taken with my full agreement and written permission, and were then quickly and efficiently carried out.
All staff were friendly and approachable, all correspondence by email & phone was professional, comprehensive & complete, competent & quick.
I was kept fully informed of progress and costs at all times.
I am very happy with them, and would definitely advise anyone to ask them for help.
- B

The entire team here are truly amazing and brilliant…Very understanding of clients and a great understanding of Succession Law…I couldn’t recommend anyone better.

- Anon

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