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John McBride LL.B., B.Ec.


As our senior Family Law Principal, John brings a wealth of experience to a range of complex family law and de facto matters.



John’s particular expertise lies in complex financial matters, including advising on intricate financial structures and superannuation. He is also a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.

Johns wealth of experience allows him to take a pragmatic and commercial approach, whilst never being unnecessarily litigious. John prides himself on promptly and accurately advising our clients as to their entitlements from the outset, always following up with detailed written confirmation, empowering clients to make informed decisions for the road forward.

John has practised exclusively in Family Law since being admitted to practice in 1979.

He has taken part in a number of leading Family Law cases over the years.

Having also served as deputy chairman of the Family Law section of the Law Institute of Victoria and as a member of the Family Law executive of the Law Institute of Victoria


Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Economics