Bill has practiced in Family Law for more than 35 years. He is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and was one of the first lawyers to be accredited as a Family Law Specialist by the Law Society of New South Wales. He has acted as an examiner appointed by the Law Society to assess subsequent Family Law Specialist candidates.
Bill is recognised as one Australia's leading family lawyers and ranked as Preeminent Family Lawyer for New South Wales by the highly respected Doyle’s Guide, for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and is 2018 "Leading Family Lawyer" for high-value and complex property matters.
Bill’s expertise is in highly complex parenting and property cases involving intricate financial structures, international elements and substantial family wealth. Although Bill is a highly respected and formidable litigator in all Family Law jurisdictions including the High Court of Australia, he always encourages his clients to reach settlement by adopting less adversarial methods.
Many of Bill's cases have established legal precedent over the years. In 2016, Bill was admitted as a Fellow of the esteemed International Academy of Family Lawyers. He is also a member of other professional organisations including the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators, the Collaborative Professionals NSW Association and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
Bill is an Alumnus of the University of New South Wales and holds combined degrees in Law and Arts, majoring in Psychology and Political Science.