Costin was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 3 May 2019 and was entered in the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia on 13 May 2020.
In July 2012, Costin graduated from the Christian University “Dimitrie Cantemir” Bucharest Romania with a Bachelor Degree in Finance Banking and Accounting. In December 2017, Costin also graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Notre Dame in Sydney.
Costin has worked with Peter since February 2015, first as a law clerk and after 1 July 2019 as a solicitor. On 23 July 2021, Costin was made an Associate of Jackson & Associates Solicitors.
Costin has extensive experience in commercial litigation disputes that required the interpretation of documents; particularly relating to property law and finance issues. As part of this work in these disputes, Costin prepared advices for clients, prepared evidence required to support the claims of the clients, worked with Counsel and instructed Counsel in court at both interlocutory and final hearings.
In addition to commercial litigation disputes, Costin has acted for clients in different legal disputes which includes but is not limited to:
• Wills and Estates: preparation of wills including advising on the disposition of interests in complex business enterprises, advising and acting for an executor in a multimillion dollar estate which included six separate family provision claims and reseal of Probate applications.
• Property Law: acting for and advising clients on the interpretation and enforceability of caveat clauses, removal of caveats, priority disputes and entitlements to payment of money held in court.
• Family Law: advising and acting for clients in applications for the alteration and division of property interests in the Family Court including acting as junior counsel, preparing evidence to be settled by counsel, the drafting of submissions, advising in relation to multiple applications for consent orders in respect of property and parenting orders and acting in appeal proceedings before the Full Court of the Family Court.
• Conveyancing: acting in property transfer matters both for the vendor and purchaser, call option deeds and lease agreements acting for the lessor and the lessee, acting for lenders in loan transactions including the preparation of loan and security documentation.