“Jamie brings his diverse family law experience to the Family Law Team at Watkins Tapsell. He focuses on his clients and addresses their family law issues using a big-picture approach”

Jamie joined Watkins Tapsell in 2012 after having practiced in the United States for 10 years. Jamie is qualified to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales in State and Federal Courts and he is also a member of the Bar in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, USA.

Prior to joining Watkins Tapsell, Jamie’s practice primarily involved family law disputes. Jamie has substantial experience as an in-court advocate and has appeared in numerous jury and non-jury trials. In addition to his litigation experience, Jamie was certified as a mediator in the United States in 2012 and is a strong supporter of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Jamie’s practice includes:

  • Property matters
  • Parenting matters
  • Divorces
  • De-facto property and parenting matters
  • Binding financial agreements
  • Relocation matters
  • Estate disputes
  • Will contests
  • Family provision claims
  • Estate planning advice

Jamie approaches client legal issues in a pragmatic, problem-solving way. He recognises the emotional impact of family and estate disputes and listens to clients’ concerns about their families, finances and futures. Jamie takes satisfaction in guiding clients through often turbulent periods of their life so that they emerge from difficult times as strongly as possible.