Our People

Anthea McIntyre 

Legal Practitioner Director
BA, LLB (Hons I), Masters of Applied Law (Wills & Estates), TEP, Acc. Spec. (Wills & Estates)  

Anthea leads the firm. Anthea’s expertise includes estate planning, providing advice in relation to contested estates, estate litigation, probate and estate administration. 

Anthea also acts as a Court-appointed administrator of complex and/or contested deceased estates, and as a Court-appointed tutor.

Anthea has been practising as a Solicitor for over 20 years, and is admitted to practise in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.

Anthea holds a Bachelor of Laws degree with First Class Honours, a Masters of Applied Law specialising in Wills & Estates and a Bachelor of Arts degree (majoring in Psychology). Anthea was awarded 1st place in her Masters in Wills & Estates and received the Prize for Best Graduating Student. 

The Law Society of NSW has appointed Anthea as an Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates Law. Specialist Accreditation is a structured peer to peer assessment process enabling legal practitioners to be recognised for their expertise. To be accredited, specialists must pass a series of meticulous assessments on both legal knowledge and its application in practice. To retain their accreditation, specialists must undertake significant additional professional development in their area of expertise each year.

Anthea is consistently recommended in Doyle’s Guide as a Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyer, and a Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyer in NSW. Doyle’s rankings are independently compiled from peer-review based surveys provided by senior solicitors and barristers who practice in Wills and Estates law.

Anthea is a member of the global professional body known as the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). STEP has more than 21,000 members worldwide comprising lawyers, accountants, trustees, and other practitioners with expertise in helping families plan for their futures.

Anthea has been an active member of the NSW Law Society’s Elder Law, Capacity & Succession Committee since January 2018. Anthea was also a member of the NSW Law Society’s Professional Conduct Committee for several years.

Jessica Woodhouse

BA, LLB (Hons I)

Jessica is a solicitor specialising in contested estates, estate litigation, probate and estate administration. 

Jessica holds a combined Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Criminology” from the University of New South Wales. Jessica was named on the UNSW Law Dean’s List of Excellence in Academic Performance for achieving 1st place in Succession Law.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys reading, attending the theatre, playing softball, and eating chocolate biscuits.

Jessica is a member of The Law Society of New South Wales.

Nina Hirshman 

B Comm, LLB (Hons II)

Nina is a solicitor specialising in estate planning, probate and estate administration.

Nina holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in accounting) from the Australian National University.

In her spare time, Nina enjoys the beach, movies, camping and assisting with bush regeneration.

Nina is a member of The Law Society of New South Wales.

Zachary West

B IntSt, LLB (Hons I)

Zachary specialises in estate planning, probate, and estate administration.

Zachary holds a Bachelor of Laws (with First Class Honours) and Bachelor of International Studies (majoring in International Relations) from the University of Wollongong.

In his spare time, Zachary enjoys reading, musicals, stand-up comedy, and mountain biking.

Zachary is a member of The Law Society of New South Wales.

Anna Mencio

Practice Manager

Anna is integral to providing operational and administrative support to the Legal team. Anna is the first point of contact for our clients and is responsible for supporting our Legal Team.


Happiness Officer

Harvey’s knowledge of the law is equivalent to that of the fictional TV character Harvey Specter who he is named after. Harvey’s role at McIntyre Legal is to ‘spark joy’. He accepts payment in tummy rubs.

Mosman Office

1/744 Military Road, 

Sydney Office
(by appointment)

02 8041 8903

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