Stephen graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) in 1985 and was admitted as a solicitor in 1987. He has long specialised in family law and has been an accredited family law specialist since its inception in 1996. Stephen has spoken at local, national and international conferences about family law, surrogacy and domestic violence. He is also on the panel of private practitioners able to be appointed as an Independent Children’s Lawyer.
As one of the partners of Australia’s CEO Challenge, Stephen was a co-recipient of the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships – State and Territory Business Award (2005).
Stephen was a 2011 White Ribbon Ambassador of the Year Finalist in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the White Ribbon Campaign and the Ambassador Program. For more, click here: http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/update/2011-ambassador-of-the-year-finalists
Stephen is a member of:
- Queensland Law Society
- Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
- Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Qld Ltd
- Fertility Society of Australia
- American Bar Association (Associate)
- International Academy of Family Lawyers