Job Title: Partner
Organization: Lanna Lawyers
Bio: Joe has practiced as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and of the High Court of Australia for more than 37 years and has been an Australian Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer since September 1992. After completing secondary education Joe studied law at the University of Sydney and Macquarie University. He then completed post graduate studies in taxation law at Charles Sturt University.Joe also undertook studies in mediation with the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators and at Bond University.

In 1979 he was admitted as a partner the long established NSW regional firm of Gordon Garling Moffitt based at Young NSW with offices in 3 other towns in South West NSW and Sydney. He was senior partner of that firm from 1986 until 2000.

In 2000 he joined the Sydney’s leading specialist family law firm Barkus Doolan where he held the positions of Partner and General Counsel until 2012. At Barkus Doolan he acted primarily for high net worth clients in complex property and parenting cases. This work comprised what was in reality complex commercial litigation with an emotional overlay.