Geoff Sinclair is a principal in Barry.Nilsson.'s Family Law team and is based in the Brisbane office. He is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Family Law Specialist.
Geoff is extremely highly regarded by his clients for his ability to negotiate complex property settlements.
Geoff is listed in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Doyle's Guide as one of Australia’s preeminent family and divorce lawyers and as a preeminent family and divorce lawyer for Brisbane.
Geoff’s broad experience and expertise in family law are reflected in his contributions to CCH Australian Family Law and Practice (Essentials) and, currently, LexisNexis Practical Guidance Family Law. Over the years, he has published many articles on both family law and bankruptcy law.
Geoff has a particular interest in child abduction law, including its international aspects, and has published widely on this topic. As a result, he has developed a reputation, both in Australia and overseas, as an expert in the area.
Geoff is currently Chair of the Board of the World Congress of Family Law and Children’s Rights, which is dedicated to enhancing, promoting and protecting the rights of children and young people around the globe. He is also Immediate Past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and a Director of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM), as well as a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Geoff is also an accredited Mediator.
He has been recognised in the 2017 to 2019 editions of Best Lawyers for Family Law and Family Law Mediation.