Senior Family Law Barrister

Mediation Style Conference Chair (AIFLAM)

Expanding focus to the art of Photography after a career of over 40 years in the Law.

Admitted as Barrister and Solicitor June 1972.

Called to the private Bar in the end of 1977 and joined Blackburn Chambers in Canberra.

Appointed as Senior Counsel in 2005.

Member of the Law Council Family Law Section since inception in 1982.

Member of AIFLAM (Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators)

On AIFLAM panel of Arbitrators in Family Law since 2006.

Appointed as Adjunct Professor, University of Canberra Law Faculty in 2011.

President ACT Bar Association 2007/2008 and member of Bar Council for about 28 years.

Represented the ACT Bar on the Law Society Family Law Committee for about 30 years.

Presented papers at numerous seminars and workshops on Family Law issues, and contributed articles to various publications.

Embraced IT as a way of life since 1982, and wrote various Excel applications to assist in professional practice.

Art, Photography, film and print development, have been a way of life since the age of 9 back in Africa.

Born in northern Tanzania in a Polish refugee camp near Mt Kilimanjaro.