Paterson & Dowding is known as one of the largest and longest established Family Law practices in Australia.
We are a trusted firm of Perth and Joondalup Family Lawyers, with some of the very best Divorce Lawyers in Perth who are known for the clarity and effectiveness of their service. A hallmark of our practice is being committed to knowing and fully understanding each client’s specific legal concerns, with a focus on both immediate and long term goals.
We have a highly skilled team of Family Lawyers based in Perth, including Accredited Family Law Specialists, Nationally Accredited Mediators, Collaborative Lawyers, Independent Children’s Lawyers and a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
Our reputation is based on our ability and willingness to handle any matter, large or small, no matter how complex.
Former partners of Paterson & Dowding include:
- The Chief Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia
- The immediate past Chief Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia
- A former Premier of Western Australia, The Honourable Peter Dowding SC
- A Magistrate in the Magistrates’ Court of Western Australia
- A retired Registrar and Magistrate of the Family Court of Western Australia