My Background and Legal Experience
Born in 1960,
I graduated in Economics from Sydney University in 1981 and I graduated in Law in 1983.
I was admitted to practise as a solicitor in 1984 and worked
in private practice until joining the
Australian Legal Aid Office in 1985.
I was called to the private bar in 1988 and practise mostly
in the areas of Family Law, De facto relationships, Child
welfare, together with Wills and Probate.
I first joined Wardell
Chambers in 1988.
I became a member of Edmund Barton Chambers in 1989.
I am a member of the Law Council of Australia, Family Law
Section and the International Society of Family Law.
Resolution Institute Mediation Course (LEADR) in 2006.
I am an Associate Member of the
Professional Mediation Association (UK)
I have more than 25 years
experience as a
Mediator in Family Law financial and parenting cases.
I have been recognised as a leading NSW
Family Law Mediator in the 2019 by the Doyles Legal Guide (see
my link page).