Brett has lived on the Far North Coast since 1994 and has practiced as solicitor in the greater Lismore area since he was admitted in 2012. Initially he worked in private practice in Lismore for four years before joining Legal Aid NSW in 2016 in their Lismore office. In 2019 Brett returned to private practice joining the team at Family Law Solutions.
Brett has practiced primarily in Family Law matters since he was admitted and has extensive experience in all elements of Family Law, including parenting disputes, property settlements, and child support matters. In 2017 he completed his accreditation as an Independent Children’s Lawyer and has and continues to appear on behalf of children in both the Family Law and Care and Protection jurisdictions.
Brett is committed to the resolution of disputes through negotiation and mediation and is passionate about resolving disputes with the least impact to families and especially to children through what is often a difficult and stressful time. In matters where Court proceedings are necessary Brett has experience in advocating on behalf of clients in the Federal Circuit Court, the Family Court, the Full Court of the Family Court and the Children’s Court of NSW.
- Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies
- Juris Doctor
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
- Master of Laws
- Lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW
- Solicitor and Barrister of the High Court of Australia
- Accredited Independent Children’s Lawyer