Brian Hor

Former Principal, WillWorks

Area of expertise

Brian is a fully qualified, specialist trusts and estate planning lawyer with over 24 years' experience in income tax law, corporations law and financial services law, superannuation law, capital gains tax, sophisticated wills, testamentary trusts, discretionary trusts, unit trusts, hybrid trusts, partnership deeds, shareholder agreements and business succession agreements.


BEc, LLB (Syd), DipFP, CTM, FTIA

About Brian

Brian Hor is the Principal and Legal Practitioner Director of WillWorks Pty Ltd, a boutique law practice specialising in providing sophisticated estate planning services.

Before establishing WillWorks Pty Ltd, Brian was a Partner with a "top tier" global professional services organisation and was a founder of its Private Clients Estate Planning practice in Australia.

Brian was also Chairman of the Financial Planning Association's Tax Committee and member of the FPA Public Policy Committee continuously from 1997 to 2004, and helped negotiate ATO concessions to assist financial planners' transition to the FSR regime, amend the PSI laws for the special circumstances of financial planners, and promote tax deductibility for tax advice given by financial planners. More recently Brian was an industry representative on the ATO's Alienation and Part IVA Working Group Review into the Alienation of Personal Services Income Rules in 2009.

Brian has published numerous professional articles, and regularly presents at professional training and legal education seminars on taxation, trusts, estate planning, asset protection and business structuring for organisations including The Taxation Institute, Television Education Network, LexisNexis, the Financial Planning Association, IBC Conferences, The Law Society of NSW, The CLE Centre, NSW State Legal Conferences, and The College of Law.