Our founding families laid down solid foundations on which the fine reputation of Pearce Webster Dugdales still stand today.  We are a firm based on strong family values with a deep appreciation of the importance of establishing, building & maintaining strong partnerships with our clients.


Christopher Johnson

– Consultant

“ I continue to enjoy working in and advising clients in Wills and Estates, Property and Heritage areas of law”

+61 9614 5122

Chris was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in 1965.

Chris has extensive experience in complex matters in the areas of Wills and Estates, Estate Administration and Property Law.

He was responsible for the Torrens Mortgage Scheme which is an ASIC licensed entity for first mortgage lending.

Chris’s interest in this area continues Pearce Webster Dugdales’ longstanding involvement with mortgage lending.

Chris has successfully acted in matters relating to contamination of land and compensation arising from planning acquisitions.


LL.B (Melbourne University)
LL.M Master of Laws (Monash University)

Areas of Expertise

Estate planning
Estate litigation
Wills and Trusts Buying and selling rural, commercial, residential property
Trust Administration
Town Planning
Heritage Law


Law Institute of Victoria
Law Institute of Victoria – Property Law Section
Law Institute of Victoria – Environmental Issues Committee
Law Institute of Victoria – Planning and Local Government Committee