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 2018. 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 2018 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers, ACT 2018 | Market Leader - Di Simpson | Preeminent Lawyer - Lois Clifford | Leading Lawyer  - Julie Dobinson & Alison Osmand | Recommended Lawyer - Phil Davey |

Leading Parenting, Custody & Children's Matters Lawyers, ACT 2018 | Leading Lawyer - Alison Osmand & Di Simpson |

Leading Family Law Mediators, ACT 2018 | Julie Dobinson & Phil Davey |

Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Law Firms, Australia 2018 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers, ACT 2018 | Preeminent Lawyer  - Rebecca Tetlow | Leading Lawyer - Phil Davey |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Law Firms, ACT 2018 | First Tier Law Firm |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers, Australia 2018 | Recommended Lawyers - Rebecca Tetlow & Phil Davey |

Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers, ACT 2018 | Preeminent Lawyers - Rebecca Tetlow & Phil Davey |

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