maria poniros



  • Estate Planning

  • Business Succession Planning

  • Superannuation (including SMSFs)

  • Corporate and Commercial Advisory

Maria Poniros is a Partner of Brown Wright Stein Lawyers, with more than 14 years' experience advising across a broad range of legal areas, including estate planning, succession planning (including trusts, businesses and SMSFs) and related corporate and commercial matters.  Her wide-ranging experience ensures that the advice she provides goes beyond the legal complexities of her client's concerns, and takes a holistic approach to help her clients achieve their goals.

Maria’s particular areas of expertise include:

  • estate, succession and wealth planning;

  • probate and estate administration, contested estates and family provision claims;

  • providing advice to self-managed superannuation funds, including in relation to limited recourse borrowing arrangements; and

  • providing commercial advice to clients about their business and personal affairs.

Maria acts for a broad range of individual clients (including high net-worth individuals), families, business owners, professional advisors and public and private companies.

Maria is passionate about working collaboratively with her clients and their professional advisors to provide advice that is tailored to their individual circumstances.  Maria finds it professionally and personally rewarding to develop strong long-term relationships with her clients and provide them with comprehensive, quality and practical advice that addresses their needs and improves their outcomes, whether personal or business.


  • Women Lawyers Association NSW

  • The Law Society of New South Wales


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney

  • Bachelor of Science (CompSci), University of Technology Sydney

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