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

Whether it’s dealing with the loss of a loved one or planning for future death or incapacity, Erika breaks down complexity and provides her clients with clear and practical guidance, support and understanding.

She assists her clients with:

  • Grants of probate and representation;
  • Estate administration and taxation of deceased estates;
  • Estate litigation and dispute resolution, including estate challenges (family provision claims) and contested probate proceedings;
  • Validity and construction of wills;
  • Estate planning strategies and issues, including asset protection, testamentary trusts, protective trusts and self-managed superannuation funds;
  • Powers of attorney; and
  • Superannuation death benefit claims (externally managed funds).

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, and enjoys the opportunity to make a difficult situation just that little bit easier.

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 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