Greg Oliver Principal Solicitor

Greg has been practicing law for two decades. He has a background in general practice and in recent times has focused exclusively on family law. He is an Accredited Family Law Specialist.

Greg focuses on setting realistic expectations and guiding clients through the often misunderstood and dynamic landscape of separation. Greg enjoys meeting clients and learning about their lives and their achievements in often adverse circumstances. He believes it is a privilege to assist people to grow as they transition to new phases in their lives.

Greg practices in all aspects of family law from the emerging area of pre-nuptial and continuing relationship agreements to traditional settlement negotiations of all shapes and sizes.

Greg regularly presents at seminars on family law and the myriad areas that intersect with family law such as estate and business succession planning.

Greg is a non-executive director of TRY Australia, a not for profit organisation that delivers a wide range of community services for children and youth and has previous board experience.  When not being a lawyer Greg hikes, mountain bikes and turns his phone off.

Latest News & Insights

COVID-19 update – gradual resumption of face-to-face court hearings


Posted By and on 17/06/20 at 4:12 PM

Court process may never perhaps return to the way it was and it is important for lawyers and family law clients involved in the system to be aware of emerging trends. The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia (“the Courts”) are increasing face-to-face hearings in a staggered way over the … Read more

Family wealth – inheritance protection agreements


Posted By and on 19/02/20 at 4:06 PM

In these days of increasing wealth transfer, the instances of a person in a relationship receiving a substantial gift or inheritance are more common than not. Perhaps more importantly, the size of inheritances is generally growing. When that is considered together with the very high cost of housing, ‘family wealth’ can be the difference between … Read more

Financial Agreements … or Friendly Agreements?


Posted By on 2/12/19 at 2:52 PM

Unsurprisingly there is no such thing as a Friendly Agreement under the Family Law Act 1975 (the Act). However financial agreements are prescribed under the Act. When a couple enters into a financial agreement, they relinquish their rights to bring a claim against each other for a property split or spousal maintenance in the Family … Read more