Erika Reese is a Senior Lawyer in the Private Clients Team at Moores

As an Accredited Specialist in Wills and Estates (Victoria) and a STEP - Trusts and Estate practitioner, Erika assists her clients with:

  • Grants of representation and administering complex estates;
  • Resolving disputes in relation to estates, wills, superannuation and trusts;
  • VCAT guardianship and administration matters;
  • Intergenerational wealth transfer and succession planning;
  • Issues regarding family trusts and self-managed superannuation funds; and
  • Superannuation death benefit claims.

Erika guides her clients with a calm hand through what is often a challenging, unfamiliar and emotional process. She brings a warm and empathetic approach to her clients’ legal issues while breaking down complexity, and enjoys the opportunity to make a difficult situation just that little bit easier. Her clients appreciate her clear and practical guidance, support and understanding.

Why Moores?

"Working at Moores allows me to solve puzzles on a daily basis, while making a positive difference for my clients along the way. A lawyer is a bit like an anaesthetist – they can take the sting out of an otherwise painful process."


Away from the office, Erika is a keen cook and can often be found experimenting with new recipes!


  • Accredited Specialist, Wills & Estates (Vic)
  • Member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of Victorian Women Lawyers
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB Hons) from Deakin University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Melbourne (majoring in history and literature)
  • Diploma of Modern Languages (Dip Mod Lang) from the University of Melbourne