About Andrew


Andrew Aitken is a director at Aitken Lawyers, and a fifth generation member of a family involved in more than a century of legal practice.

Andrew Aitken

Andrew practices principally in the areas of commercial law, succession and estate planning.

Acting for individuals, families, Family Offices and business owners, Andrew provides wise counsel concerning commercial affairs and complex family relationships to protect assets and avoid conflict for future generations.

He regularly assists with modest or complicated arrangements, wills, trusts, business structuring and succession planning (whether business, rural or otherwise).

Andrew provides advice on the sale and purchase of businesses and companies, corporate governance, risk management and a wide range of issues facing SME owners, including intellectual property, shareholder agreements and commercial contracts.

Invited often to speak at seminars, Andrew appears regularly as a commentator in news media, including the Australian Financial Review, Money Magazine and Governance Directions. He is also a contributing editor of Lexis Nexis Retirement and Estate Planning Bulletin.

“It was complicated to sort out our arrangements as we are a blended family. Andrew cut through the confusion for us and created an Estate Plan that has given my wife and I comfort and clarity.”

Why Work With Andrew?

Andrew is a trusted advisor in Estate Planning and retirement.  Andrew is frequently sought after by media and is a respected commentator on business structuring and succession planning.

Media & Articles

Andrew is a respected thought leader in Estate Planning and Renewable Energy. You can click below to read some of the articles featuring Andrew or click on the Blog to read articles authored by Andrew.

The Land by 

Gaining a stake in the renewables marketplace has potential pitfalls

The marketplace that has replaced Australia’s once state-owned national energy grid is becoming brutal.

The Toowoomba Chronicle, by Megan Masters, 26 September 2017

Farming Legacies at Risk

FUTURE PROOFING: If you’re not certain what will happen to your legacy when you die, succession planning might be a good idea.

Aitken Lawyers Blog

Solar and Wind Farms Are Really Hot Right Now

Although this technology has been in place in Europe and other countries for some years, in some ways it is still relatively new in Australia and is a developing area.

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