Robert is an experienced lawyer having developed extensive knowledge in family law and general year through years of practice. After working in the community legal sector and in private practice, Robert was inspired to open his firm in Montmorency to serve the needs of the local community and surrounding areas.
Robert is committed to reaching results with professionalism, dedication and a genuine desire to help others. Robert is able to draw upon his legal background and his real-life experience in working with clients to achieve the best possible outcome.
- Admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Victoria
- Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia
- Bachelor of Laws with Honours
- Bachelor of Economics
- Bachelor of Letters
To complement his role as a family lawyer, Robert is currently undertaking a Masters course in Family Law with the College of Law.
- Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
- Family Law Section (Law Council of Australia)
- Collaborative Professionals Victoria (CPV)
- Clarity International – an international association promoting plain legal language
In 2009, Robert received an award from the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) for his role in coordinating the Bushfire Legal Help in the Whittlesea Township following the tragic events of Black Saturday.
Robert has been a volunteer for the Cancer Connect program since 2006. As well as providing support to people recently diagnosed with cancer, Robert has also provided legal information seminars for patients, carers and medical staff.
Robert is currently a volunteer lawyer for the Darebin Community Legal Centre night service program.
As a husband and father, Robert spends time with his extended family. In the limited time that he has to spare, Robert and his wife compete in triathlons and fun runs and are active members of the Eltham Triathlon and Open Water Club. After recently completing the 210km Ride Around the Bay bike ride, Robert’s next challenge is to compete in a Half-Ironman event.