Contact details+61 3 9269 9143
Practice groupFamily & Relationship Law
Peter became accredited as a Family Law Specialist in 1989 and has practised exclusively in family law ever since. He handles a wide range of family and domestic relationship matters, including parenting issues, property settlements in both marriages and domestic relationships and all matters ancillary.
Peter is recognised in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia for his expertise in Family Law. He is also recognised in the 2016-2019 editions of Doyles Guide as a Recommended Family & Divorce Lawyer.
Peter's areas of expertise include:
- parenting issues;
- property settlements;
- spousal maintenance and Child Support;
- superannuation splitting;
- financial agreements; and
Peter was admitted to practice in 1974 and joined Lander & Rogers in 2009.
Accredited Specialist in Family Law
- Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria.
- Federal Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.
Peter served three terms as Chairman of the Executive of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria and served for 10 years on the Family Law Advisory Committee on Specialisation.
VIDEO | What is a Financial Agreement?
If you are married or in a de facto relationship and you separate, what will happen to your property, financial and superannuation assets? In this 4.40 minute video, Family & Relationship Law partner, Peter Royston, talks about financial agreements: what are they, what kind of things they can cover, and whether they are actually legally binding.
VIDEO | Do I need a Financial Agreement?
In this 4.15 minute video, Family & Relationship Law partner, Peter Royston, looks at the advantages of creating a financial agreement and what kind of things you should think about when considering whether a financial agreement is right for your circumstances.