Vasilios, an Accredited Specialist, has taught law at tertiary level and has represented the profession before standing committees of Parliament in relation to the introduction of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. He has been the former chair of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Family Law Section, on numerous subcommittees into the operation of the Family Court, and is a regular speaker in the media and at legal conferences with many published papers. He specialises in complex litigious matters and has been involved in many reported cases which have created significant legal precedents.
Whilst having a reputation for being a dogged advocate for his clients, he is also a big believer in contributing to the community. He has set up and been a Coordinator for the Duty’s Solicitors Scheme at the Melbourne Family Court, has been a Board Member at Victoria’s first legal services centre representing children, has been on the panel for the independent representation of children and been an invited Judge to the Kirby Moot Competition assisting tertiary law students.
Vasilios holds a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and was admitted to practice in 1988. He is a former Chair of the Law Institute of Victoria’s (LIV) Family Law section and a current member and mentor. He is a former Alternative Dispute Resolution Portfolio Holder and former Member of the LIV Court’s Practice and Education Committees.
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