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.

  • 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

  • Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators ( AIFLAM )
  • Family Law Practitioners Association of WA
  • Resolution Institute Fremantle Mediation Group founding member
  • Collaborative Professionals WA