Areas of Practice:
- Arbitration, Mediation & Evaluation
- Family Law
- Local Government
- Wills, Probate & Family Provision
Mr Kirk’s professional career commenced as a chartered accountant (specialising in income tax) both in Queensland and London before he was admitted to the Bar in 1974. At the time of his appointment as Senior Counsel in 1994 his practice comprised family law and town planning law but within a short period he practised almost exclusively in the Family Court both in Queensland and interstate (in particular, Sydney). He has appeared in many of the leading cases involving property division at the trial and appellate level. He has presented several papers over the years and has a particular interest in mediations.