Paul has been a Partner of the firm for over 20 years and is the Chair of the Family Law Section Executive of the Law Council of Australia.
“Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market” has ranked Paul Doolan Market Leader of all family lawyers practicing in Sydney from 2015 to 2020, and as Pre-Eminent or Market Leader nationally in each of those years.
Paul was selected in 2020 as Lawyer of the Year for Family Law in Sydney by “Best Lawyers in Australia“.
His practice is focused on financial cases involving substantial asset pools, including matters with complex company, trust, partnership and valuation issues. Many of these cases have an international element to them.
Paul previously practiced with a national law firm, and was the Legal Associate to a Judge of the Appeal Division of the Family Court.
Master of Laws
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Arts
Accredited Specialist – Family Law (NSW and previously QLD)
Admitted to practice in the NSW Supreme Court (and QLD)
Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia
The Law Council of Australia – NSW solicitor representative for the Family Law Section Executive
The NSW Law Society Family Law Issues Committee
The Law Society of New South Wales
Family Law Practitioners Association of QLD
Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Board of Editors of the Australian Journal of Family Law
Previously on the Board of Directors of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators
Co-Chair of the 16th National Family Law Conference held in Sydney, October 2014
Previously the Legal Associate to the Hon Justice Lindenmayer, Appeal Division, Family Court