Barry.Nilsson. expands Family Law practice in the West Barry.Nilsson. expands Family Law practice in the West

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Barry.Nilsson. expands Family Law practice in the West

Thursday, 12 August 2021

National law firm Barry.Nilsson. has announced the expansion of its Family Law practice into Perth on the back of strong business growth. The Perth practice will officially launch on 1 September 2021.

This latest expansion follows a particularly strong finish to the financial year which has seen the firm’s national presence grow to 32 principals and more than 300 employees.

Barry.Nilsson. Chairman Rhett Kennedy said the decision to launch the Perth-based family law practice was yet another exciting step in the firm’s national expansion plan, bringing the total number of family law offices to four.

“This is an important expansion for Barry.Nilsson. that will allow us to bring our highly regarded family law expertise to clients in Western Australia,” said Mr Kennedy.

“Our insurance practice opened in Perth in 2017 and quickly established an outstanding reputation for hard work, dedication, and thought leadership. We are delighted to build on this experience and extend our client service offering to include family law.”

Accredited Family Law Specialist, Peter Milevski, who was instrumental in establishing the Sydney Family practice in 2018, will lead the move to the West.

Mr Milevski has practiced exclusively in family law since 2003. He represents clients across all areas, with expertise in dealing with matters involving complex financial issues, including high net worth property settlements and complex family business structures.

He has appeared for high profile clients and has acted for clients in family law matters across international jurisdictions.

Melanie Rubin, who joined the Barry.Nilsson. family practice early in 2020, will lead the continuing growth of the family law offering in Sydney.

The firm has a long and proud history in family law, having specialised in this discipline since Barry.Nilsson. opened its doors in 1963. Currently the firm offers family law services in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

“Our ongoing success is a reflection of the high quality of our legal expertise and recognised corporate culture of client-focused service,” said Mr Kennedy.

Barry.Nilsson. is a multi-award-winning national firm with a reputation for leadership in the areas of Insurance & Health and Family Law & Estate Planning.

Barry.Nilsson.’s Family Law team has received a raft of technical and individual accolades in the prestigious Doyle’s Guide and Best Lawyers, including First Tier Family & Divorce Law Firm in Brisbane and Australia, Lawyer of the Year for Family Law and Family Law Mediation, and Family Law Rising Star to name a few.

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