Admissions

The Bar: 1989
Solicitor: 1979

Qualifications

University of Sydney LLB

AIFLAM Accredited Mediator and Arbitrator

NMAS Nationally Accredited Mediator

Contact Details

38 Church Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

p. +61 2 4929 6788
f. +61 2 4929 5524

About

After graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws in 1978, Greg was admitted as a solicitor on 13 July 1979 and commenced practice as a solicitor in the western suburbs of Sydney for ten years conducting a varied practice in the areas of family law, criminal law and children’s court matters, 8 years of which he was a partner in a suburban law firm.

He went to the bar in 1989 and practised in Parramatta until 1992, and thereafter in Sydney in the areas of family law and personal injuries particularly in workers compensation. Greg’s personal injury practice included personal injury, workers compensation and work injury damages, and representing injured police officers in relation to their compensation and superannuation entitlements. He relocated to Newcastle in 2001 and joined Newcastle Chambers, soon developing and continuing a busy and diverse practice in both family law and personal injuries.

Greg has presented papers to the legal profession at various seminars and conferences, including in 2013 Evidence from Experts, the Various Regimes – Concentration on the Single Expert Regime, its Pros and Cons for the Newcastle Law Society and in 2014, Police Superannuation and the Family Law Act also for Newcastle Law Society, and in 2017 for the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners annual conference, drawing on his combination of expertise in both of these areas.

Greg is a nationally accredited Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and is a qualified family law Arbitrator.

Greg is Head of Newcastle Chambers.

Greg accepts briefs in family law matters and acts as a mediator and has conducted mediations in family law matters including parenting, property and child support issues, commercial disagreements and in general law matters.