After graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws in 1979, Greg commenced practiced 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 practiced in Parramatta until 1992, and thereafter in Sydney in the areas of family law and personal injuries particularly in workers compensation.
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’s current practice has a particular focus on family law and he is briefed for all types of family law matters, both parenting and property as well as appeals.
Greg‘s common law practice includes personal injury, workers compensation and work injury damages, and representing injured police officers in relation to their compensation and superannuation entitlements.
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 unique combination of expertise in both of these areas.
Greg is a nationally accredited Mediator and is a qualified family law Arbitrator.
Greg is Head of Newcastle Chambers.