Lachlan has practised exclusively in family and de facto law throughout his career. aving always worked in boutique firms who share a passion for family law, Lachlan has a wealth of experience assisting clients with all aspects of their matter including property settlement, spousal maintenance, divorce, parenting disputes and child support.
Lachlan has enhanced his practice of family law with education in business and accounting at the master’s level. He is readily able to assist clients dealing with intricate financial structures and asset identification. He regularly coordinates with a variety of experts to achieve the best results, including leading barristers, forensic accountants, parenting experts, child psychologists/psychiatrists and mediators.
Clients appreciate Lachlan’s no-nonsense advice and ability to cultivate practical solutions with clear and understandable recommendations. Lachlan is disappointed when he hears of people being merely informed of their rights and processed through a predefined path which may not align with their circumstances or needs. He believes clients are entitled to more. Lachlan identifies the true value of a lawyer as being a proactive and creative problem-solver. The best and most affordable outcome is almost always reached out of court. Lachlan’s creative strategies and vocational training in dispute resolution assist clients achieve this outcome wherever possible.
When a matter requires litigation, Lachlan staunchly and meticulously represents the interests of his clients. He is confident advocating in court. Lachlan has achieved success as an advocate in cases that were later selected as significant and part of the few worthwhile to publish (in an anonymised format), forming part of the developing body of family law.