Douglas (Doug) is a Partner at PCL Lawyers and leads the Family Law team. Doug has over 20 years’ experience as a family lawyer, providing advice on all aspects of family law, including complex company and trust matters along with parenting, child support and family violence.
He possesses a high sense of responsibility and integrity, as well as a clear understanding of the high levels of stress involved in a family breakdown. Doug concentrates on providing concise legal advice about the numerous pathways available for people in their particular circumstances.
His broad practice includes all State and Federal Courts in Australia, as well as international family law jurisdictions. Doug is also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
The areas of law that Doug has practiced in, include:
- all aspects of family law
- international family law
- family violence law
- commercial law and litigation
- criminal law
In his spare time, Doug also enjoys reading, music, snow skiing, and spending time with family and friends.
BA LLB GDLP
Bachelor of Arts: Flinders University, Adelaide South Australia
Bachelor of Laws: The University of Adelaide
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice: The Law Society of South Australia
Admitted to Practice in South Australia 2000
Admitted to Practice Victoria 2001
Admitted to Practice High Court of Australia 2001
Practiced in Victoria continuously since 1 July 2001