Commencing in the legal profession in 1990, Chris has worked for Legal Aid WA, a Community Legal Centre and two private firms before commencing his own practice in 2004. Chris’ primary roles are now in family law & mediation; however he has experience in criminal and civil litigation.
Before becoming a lawyer Chris was employed in the construction industry and a State Government department. He thus brings a range of professional and life experience to the task of dispute resolution with a strong emphasis on negotiated and cost-effective outcomes.
Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators ( AIFLAM )
Family Law Practitioners Association of WA
Fremantle Mediation Group founding member
Collaborative Professionals WA
Bachelor of Laws (LLB 1989 UWA)
Bachelor of Jurisprudence (BJuris 1988 UWA)
Bachelor of Arts (BA 1976 Murdoch University)
Admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia in 1990
Accredited Mediator – Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia (IAMA)
Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner