Stuart Robertson

Solicitor Family Law

“Understanding the law and the legal system are vital aspects of being a lawyer in any jurisdiction, but in Family Law it’s equally as important to have a close and specific understanding of the client and their needs. As Family Law practitioners, we frequently find ourselves assisting clients during the most vulnerable and traumatic period of their life, which requires us to show a great deal of empathy, compassion, and sensitivity to each client’s unique circumstances. I find practicing family law to be very rewarding, and am passionate in my representation and desire to help Burke & Mead’s family law clients through what can sometimes be a complex and difficult process.

Stuart Robertson.


  • Family Law
  • De-facto relationships
  • Criminal law

Professional Qualifications & Admissions

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Philosophy)
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Admitted to Supreme Court of NSW
  • Admitted to High Court of Australia
  • Legal Aid Family Law Panel

Memberships & Associations

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Newcastle Law Society
  • Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association


  • Music and Films
  • Philosophy
  • Rugby League and Cricket

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