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Paul Doolan, Barkus Doolan


Paul has been a Partner of the firm since 1999.

In 2015, “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market” ranked Paul Doolan as the Market Leader of all family lawyers practicing in Australia.

His practice covers all areas of family law but is focused on financial cases involving significant asset pools, including matters with complex company, trust, partnership and valuation issues. Many of these cases have an international element to them.

Paul previously practiced for several years with a national law firm, and was the Legal Associate to a Judge of the Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia. Recognition “Market Leader” Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market, 2015 Qualifications Master of Laws

Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Arts

Accredited Specialist – Family Law (NSW and previously QLD)

Admitted to practice in the NSW Supreme Court (and QLD)

Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia Memberships and appointments The Law Council of Australia – NSW solicitor representative for the Family Law Section Executive

The NSW Law Society Family Law Issues Committee

The Law Society of New South Wales

Family Law Practitioners Association of QLD

Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Board of Editors of the Australian Journal of Family Law

Previously on the Board of Directors of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators

Co-Chair of the 16th National Family Law Conference held in Sydney, October 2014