I am admitted to Supreme Court of Tasmania, Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. I practice in the areas of family, crime, appeals, children and AVO matters and am also a family court arbitrator (Reg 67B Family Law Regulations 1984), building and construction arbitrator, mediator and Public Notary.
Areas of Practice
Trial representation and advice in all aspects of serious criminal matters including, murder, manslaughter, drug offences, sexual assault, proceeds of crime, assaults, corporate crime, pornography crime, Crime Commission matters, appeals and parole applications
I have acted for hundreds of clients in driving and traffic matters, including drink driving, speeding, and driving causing death
Trial representation and advice in all family matters including children and property disputes
Trial and advice in all children's matters including restoration orders under s 90 of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
I practice as an Arbitrator in family property matters (Reg 67B Family Law Regulations 1984) and building and construction disputes. Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution, is a way to resolve disputes outside the courts. The dispute will be decided by one or more persons, which renders the "arbitration award". An arbitration award is legally binding on both sides and enforceable in the courts
I am an experienced mediator. Mediation is a confidential dynamic, structured, interactive process in which the Mediator acts as an impartial third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialised communication and negotiation techniques. All participants in mediation are encouraged to actively participate in the process
Hugo Aston Barrister | Arbitrator | Mediator BA, LLB, MAIFLAM, PRI, FDRP, GDLP, Arb 1, Adj Supreme Court of TAS + NSW High Court of Australia Family Court Arbitrator (Reg 67B Family Law Regulations 1984) Public Notary
Barrister | Arbitrator | Mediator
BA, LLB, MAIFLAM, PRI, FDRP, GDLP, Arb 1, Adj Supreme Court of TAS + NSW High Court of Australia Family Court Arbitrator Public Notary
Contact Sydney Chambers
Clarence Chambers Level 21 133 Castlereagh Street Sydney NSW 2000 Tel: (02) 8379 1874 Mob: 0448 807 075
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I acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands across Australia and in particular the Panninher people and Gadigal of the Eora Nation as the original caretakers of the land on which my Chambers are situated, recognising and valuing their cultural heritage, beliefs, strength, and capacity, and paying deep respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present, and emerging.