DDCS Recognised by Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession 

The latest Doyle's Guide to the Australian Legal Profession was released in October 2017. Doyle's Guide is a peer reviewed listing of the best firms and lawyers across Australia. As with previous years, DDCS Lawyers, as a firm and our individual Partners, have been recognised by Doyle's Guide across a number of rankings in the ACT:


Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms, ACT 2017 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers, ACT 2017 | Market Leader - Di Simpson | Preeminent Lawyer - Lois Clifford | Leading Lawyer  - Julie Dobinson | Recommended Lawyer - Phil Davey |

Leading Parenting, Custody & Children's Matters Lawyers, ACT 2017 | Alison Osmand |

Leading Family Law Mediators, ACT 2017 | Julie Dobinson & Phil Davey |

Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Law Firms, Australia 2017 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers, ACT 2017 | Preeminent Lawyer  - Rebecca Tetlow |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers, Australia 2017 | Recommended Lawyers - Rebecca Tetlow & Phil Davey |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms, ACT 2017 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers, ACT 2017 | Preeminent Lawyers - Rebecca Tetlow & Phil Davey |

Leading Wills, Estates and Succession Planning Rising Stars, Australia 2017 | Rehana Richard |

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Same Sex Marriage Reforms and your Will
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By Rebecca Tetlow   The recent amendments to the Marriage Act, that came into effect as of 9 December 2017, may have inadvertently revoked your Will.   For couples in the ACT, getting married automatically revokes any Will you have … Read More

What the Super Reforms Mean for your Estate Planning
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By Rebecca Tetlow Winter is coming and so are changes to the superannuation system, starting on 1 July 2017. One of the major changes is to limit the amount of super that a person can have in a tax free … Read More

A Second Bite of the Cherry – Family Provision Claims by Former Spouses
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By Phil Davey A recent decision of Justice Brereton in Lodin v Lodin: Estate of Dr Mohammad Masoud Lodin throws light on the circumstances in which a former spouse can make a claim against an estate by way of a … Read More