Accredited Family Law Specialist
B.Ec., LL.B., A.S.L.I.V. (Family Law)
Adrian is the Principal of Gold Stone Family Lawyers, which has been recommended as a “Leading Family & Divorce Law Firm” by the Doyle’s Guide. Prior to working as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Adrian was employed at the Family Court of Australia. With more than 25 years’ experience in family law, Adrian is recognised and accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a Family Law Specialist. He is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Law Council of Australia and the New Zealand Law Society. Adrian is also a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He was admitted to practice in the United Kingdom while practising family law from Gray’s Inn in London. He was formerly a member of the Executive Committee of the Law Institute’s Family Law Section and its Court Practice sub-committee. Adrian frequently presents at conferences and seminars for other family lawyers and has published numerous articles in the Law Institute Journal. He has acted or appeared in matters in each of the Courts of Victoria, the Federal Circuit Court, the Family Court of Australia (including the Full Court) and the High Court. He has a particular interest and expertise in complex financial and property matters and inter-jurisdictional disputes. He holds a degree in Economics (majoring in accounting) together with a post-graduate Masters in Applied Family Law. Adrian is also an instructor in family law at the Leo Cussen Institute.