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Trudy Jardine

Trudy Jardine

Special Counsel | Wills & Estates

Trudy is a Special Counsel in MDL’s Wills & Estates team. She operates between our Cleveland and Brisbane CBD offices.


Since being admitted in 1991, Trudy has practised exclusively in succession law and the intergenerational transfer of wealth, including in complex estate planning. 

Over what has been an illustrious 30-year career, she has enjoyed working for some of Australia’s most renowned legal firms and trustee companies, while also being responsible for advising dozens of high net-worth partners of Australia’s most prominent accounting firms.

Trudy’s expertise also extends to estate litigation, where she has acted for both executors and beneficiaries in estate disputes up to the Supreme Court. 

She is passionately motivated by being able to provide clients peace of mind that their wealth will be dealt with in accordance with their wishes.

  • QUT – Bachelor of Laws
  • UQ – Master of Laws (specialising in superannuation, tax and trust law)
  • Queensland Law Society
  • STEP (Succession, Trust and Executor Practitioners)
About Trudy:

Trudy enjoys cycling, bushwalking and trekking in foreign countries, having conquered the gruelling Kokoda trail in Papua New Guinea, Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa and Everest Base Camp – from multiple sides!

She also enjoys socialising with friends and spending time with loved ones, including her beloved pet dogs, cat, turtle, parrot and guinea pigs.

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