Colin is the Business Development & Client Management Director and oversees Grace Lawyers' corporate, property, planning and strata and community law practice areas.
Colin commenced his career as a clerk with the Bureau of Consumer Affairs (now the Office of Fair Trading) in 1978 in the Fair Rents and Strata Titles Board. Throughout almost 20 years, he undertook a range of other duties in the Government, including investigation positions and management roles. This culminated in Colin undertaking the task of setting up the infrastructure for the implementation of the mediation services under the Strata Schemes Management Act changes in 1996/7.
At the end of his public service career, Colin was the Registrar of the Strata Titles Board and manager of the Strata Titles Office. He has also been a part-time member of the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (2007). Since 1998, Colin has pursued his legal career with the same commitment to the strata and community title world by providing services to owners, owners corporations, developers and Government.
He is a member of industry bodies including:-
- Fellow Australian College of Community Association Lawyers
- Member Strata Community Australia (NSW) and Director (2004-6),
- Member Strata Community Australia (National) Institute
- Member SCA (NSW) Supplier Chapter & Education sub-committee
A qualified level 4 educator and LEADR Mediator, Colin is also a member of various Government consultative committees, lectures on strata and community titles law to government bodies including the Office of Fair Trading and peak industry bodies and is a constant guest speaker at state and national conventions.