Family Care and Adoption

Terms of reference
  • Represent the interests of the NSW Bar with all stakeholders in the family law, child protection and adoption sphere and, to this end, to maintain engagement with each of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia on a regular basis
  • Support and encourage members of the NSW Bar who practice in the family law, child protection and adoption sphere, including by the provision of CPD opportunities
  • Maintain an active participation in developments in the family law, child protection and adoption sphere, including in the development and reform of legislation and practice rules
  • Support and maintain engagement by those who practice family, child protection and adoption law with the Bar Association and its broader membership.


Members

Robert Lethbridge SC (Chair)
Peter Cummings SC
Mark Anderson
Neil Jackson
Esther Lawson
Angela Petrie
Michael Weightman
Martha Barnett
Gary Hill
John Longworth
Mary Rebehy
Claire Cantrall
Linton Teoh
Denise Kaiti
Sarwa Abdelraheem
Tereza Seric

Madison Thompson (Bar Association Staff Member)