Practice Area: Family Law
Education & Qualifications: Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University, Juris Doctor, University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Science (Physics), University of Melbourne, BA (Linguistics), University of Melbourne, Advanced Mediation Skills & Theory, University of Melbourne.
Professional Memberships: Law Institute of Victoria
Richard leads the Family Law practice group. Richard appears in trials, mediations and procedural hearings regularly in the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia to represent clients in respect of their family law matters on both financial and child related issues.
Richard has completed accreditation as a mediator and has a reputation of being able to resolve matters before trial. Richard has much experience in complex high value matters; involving disputes to business valuations, identifying hidden assets, taxation consequences for financial settlements and engaging experts where necessary to dispute opposing parties’ arguments.
Richard’s child law practice has seen him advise on issues such as special needs children, instances of past and protection against future child abuse, psychological assessments of parents and other potential child carers.
Richard is fluent in French.
“Great Lawyers, easy to deal with and will certainly use again. Richard Hamilton has good experience with Family Law and made everything a lot less stressful than what it could’ve been. Highly recommended!“
Professional integrity & commitment
“Richard Hamilton is a profound lawyer, respectfully guiding & working with me every step of the way, including through the court system. His professional integrity & commitment to my case resulted in a positive outcome that has improved & changed our lives, providing us with protection & security.”