OUR FIRM

We understand the importance of ensuring our clients receive not only expert advice on their rights and obligations, but also guidance.

The only firm practicing exclusively in family law, ranked as First Tier Leading Family and Divorce Law Firm, Australia by “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market” each year since Doyle’s Guide was established.”

A leader in the industry, Barkus Doolan Family Lawyers is one of the most experienced specialist Family Law Firms in Australia, and holds the most acknowledgments in Family Law across both the Sydney and Australia rankings, by “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market“.

Barkus Doolan specializes in all areas of family law and de facto cases and prides itself as being at the forefront of international family law transcending boundaries to cater for clients’ needs worldwide and across multiple jurisdictions. Barkus Doolan has built close ties with family law specialists nationally and worldwide, with Paul Doolan being a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

The depth of experience and knowledge of our team of Family Law specialists allows Barkus Doolan to achieve timely and practical outcomes for our clients. Every family law matter is unique which is why we take the time to listen to our clients, understand all aspects of a client’s case thoroughly, and assist clients in identifying realistic and favorable solutions. Our clients are kept informed of the progress of their case at all times, and our firm delivers expert advice on our client’s rights and obligations, guiding clients thoroughly and supportively during what can be a difficult period for them and their children.

The negotiation and resolution of complex family law settlements involving corporate and trust issues, is a substantial aspect of our practice, and we use all appropriate avenues to negotiate the best possible outcome, including Family Dispute Resolution, mediation, arbitration and if necessary, litigation.

We have 8 Accredited Family Law Specialists at Barkus Doolan, with a wealth of experience to suit each client’s needs and ensure the best outcome. Expert advice is provided in the following areas:

  • Arrangements for Children and parenting issues

  • Finalising Family Law Settlements

  • De facto Relationships

  • Property Settlements

  • Maintenance

  • Financial Agreements

  • Divorce

  • Family Dispute Resolution and Mediation

  • Child Support

  • International Child Abduction

  • Appeals

  • Arbitration

Our firm has close links with specialist matrimonial lawyers nationally and worldwide and Paul Doolan is a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

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Specialising in family law, Barkus Doolan is the only firm practising exclusively in family law, ranked as a First Tier Leading Family and Divorce Law Firm, not only in Sydney, New South Wales but also in Australia, by “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market” each year since Doyle’s Guide was established.

Leaders in the industry, Barkus Doolan is also the Australian Law firm with the most rankings in Family and Divorce Law by “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market”, not only in Sydney, New South Wales but also in Australia.

To contact Barkus Doolan about your family law matter, please click here to get started online, use the enquiry form below, or telephone us.

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Level 9, 370 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
PO Box 20036, World Square NSW 2002
DX 11561 Sydney Downtown

P | 61 2 9265 0111
F | 61 2 9261 5114

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