Malcolm is an accredited family law specialist who has practised as a lawyer for 23 years, and solely in the family law jurisdiction since 2003. Malcolm is a consultant in our national Family & Relationship Law team, and brings a breadth of knowledge to all areas of family law, with a particular focus on high-net-worth property matters, complex parenting and advocacy.
Malcolm has assisted clients across a broad spectrum of matrimonial and de facto family law disputes, most notably in:
- complex and high value financial settlements and litigation
- complex parenting matters involving significant risk issues, family violence and protracted and difficult litigation
- drafting Binding Financial Agreements, particularly those entered into by parties at the outset of their relationship, and providing advice on asset protection
- appearing in court as Solicitor Advocate in both interim and final hearings
Malcolm prides himself on being a clear communicator and adviser always taking a realistic and pragmatic approach. Where possible, Malcolm is focused on resolving matters without the need for court proceedings, however his experience in advocacy positions him as a market leader in matters involving court disputes.
Malcolm was named the Lawyers Weekly Family Law Partner of the Year in 2019 and again in 2020. He was also named Lawyers Weekly Wellness Advocate of the Year in 2020. Malcolm is recognised by the Doyle's Guide as a Recommended Family & Divorce Lawyer and Recommended Parenting and Children's Matters Lawyer.