LUCAS MCCALLUM

Associate

Phone: (02) 9290 1177

Fax: (02) 9290 1181

Email: lmccallum@uwe.com.au

Background

Lucas joined Uther Webster & Evans in 2019, having previously worked in a specialist family law firm in the Sydney CBD and prior to that, in Canberra, in private practice and in the family law litigation practice and Domestic Violence team at the Legal Aid Commission (ACT).

Lucas practices in all areas of family law and has experience acting for clients who are high net worth individuals, including matters with international aspects, advising on asset structures and protection, preparing Financial Agreements before or during relationships and  negotiating, confirming and implementing settlements following the breakdown of relationships.

Lucas has a strong background assisting clients in difficult parenting disputes, including cases involving international relocation, high conflict relationships, allegations of risk, and/or Family Violence.  Lucas has experience acting for same sex and blended families.

Lucas takes a strategic and resourceful approach to litigation, and has a strong background in trial litigation.  Lucas maintains strong relationships with the NSW Bar which assists his clients to retain appropriate Counsel and Senior Counsel when required.  Lucas balance his approach to litigation against the importance of achieving resolutions that limit the adverse impact of relationship breakdowns on clients and their children.  Wherever possible, Lucas will assist clients to reach agreement by negotiation so that his clients and their families can move on with their lives with dignity.

Lucas is a confident advocate and appears before Registrars and Judges in the Federal Circuit Court, Family Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Equity Div.).

Lucas practices in all areas of family law.