We strive to recruit the best legal talent in Canberra.

DDCS Lawyers proudly unites a dynamic team of lawyers with a breadth of experience and backgrounds. The diversity of our lawyers provides you with a range of experience levels and knowledge across our practice areas. You will be matched with a lawyer who is experienced, engaged and focused on achieving the best possible outcome for you.

In 2016, we were delighted to be recognised by our peers for expertise and ability in Family Law, in being named the only Canberra law firm in the Doyle’s Guide List of Leading Australian Family and Divorce Lawyers. Our founding partners Julie Dobinson, Phil Davey, Lois Clifford and Di Simpson consistently rank each year as Leading Family Lawyers in Canberra and our firm has been named as the leading Family Law firm in Canberra for the past three years. The DDCS Lawyers team features 7 lawyers with Accredited Specialist credentials from the Law Society of New South Wales.

In addition, we have 2 Nationally Accredited Mediators registered with the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM), 3 practitioners with qualifications in Collaborative Divorce, 3 practitioners with qualifications and appointments as Independent Children’s Lawyers, a leading family law academic and 3 former Judge’s Associates. All of our lawyers regularly serve on Committees and boards, undertake volunteer work within the legal community and present papers to local and national audiences.