Max Meyer was one of the first lawyers accredited as a Family Law Specialist in New South Wales.
He was admitted to practice in 1971. He was the partner in charge of the Family Law Group at Marshall Marks Kennedy for 11 years. He then founded the firm of Meyer Pigdon, then later Meyer Partners Family Lawyers. He is now a Partner of Pearson Emerson Meyer Family Lawyers.
Max is a member of the New South Wales Law Society and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. He was one of the first two lawyers practising in New South Wales to have been elected as a Fellow of the elite International Academy of Family Lawyers.
He was the only Australian lawyer to be invited to contribute the chapter on Australian family law to "Family Law Jurisdictional Comparisons" published by Thomson Reuters in 2011, an industry internationally recognised and distributed book on international family law. He often speaks on family law issues including at international conferences. He has now revised this for the recently published 2nd edition. He has also contributed the chapter on Australian family law to the Sweet Maxwell publication "Family Law Practice".
He has acted in major cases including international financial disputes on marital breakdown, and other disputes for high profile and high net worth professional and business clients. A number of his cases have established legal precedent.