Geoffrey Sinclair

Geoff Sinclair
Chairman
Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

geoff.sinclair@bnlaw.com.au

Geoff has practiced solely in Family Law since 1988.  He has a particular interest in the law relating to child abduction, including international aspects together with complex property settlement matters.  Geoff was a co-contributor to the Superannuation Section of the Family Law and Practice CCH and has published various other articles on issues relating to bankruptcy law, family law and international child abduction matters.  Geoff contributes to LexisNexis Practical Guide to Family Law.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Executive Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, 2002 to date
  • Chair of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia,  2009 to date
  • Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Director of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Director of the Advisory Board of the World Congress for Children’s Rights
  • A Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Law
  • Former Secretary and Executive Member of Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association
  • Former member of Queensland Child Support Agency Liaison Group
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Bachelor of Laws