Born in 1956, Geoff completed his secondary studies in Sydney’s Western Suburbs, and entered legal practice as a legal clerk at Liverpool in 1974. He combined work with the study of Law part time through the Solicitors’ Admission Board Course affiliated with the University of Sydney.
In 1975 Geoff commenced employment in Sydney as a Legal Clerk in the Office of the Clerk of the Peace, a branch of the NSW Attorney General’s Department. Work for the Department involved prosecution of serious criminal matters in the District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales.
He completed his legal studies in 1978, and following further study at the College of Law, was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in July 1979.
Between July 1979 and March 1981, Geoff worked as a solicitor for a private legal firm in Fairfield. In March 1981 Geoff formed a practice with Peter Moore in Gosford which has become one of the Central Coast’s leading Law Firms.
Special attributes Geoff brings to assisting clients
Geoff is an exceptionally good listener, able to quickly cut through to the essential aspects of a client’s challenges and problems.
He is very well organised and determined; enabling clients to benefit from prompt hearing of their matters and efficient progress towards the best conclusion possible.
Geoff outlines, up front, his expectation of what clients will need to invest in his services. He then updates the estimate as soon as it is clear that there is a need for a significant review.