Accredited Specialist, Family Law
AIFLAM Accredited Family Law Mediator & Arbitrator
2019 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year (Family Law)
Malcolm Gittoes-Caesar currently heads Coleman Greig's Family Law Team, and is both an Accredited Specialist in Family Law, and an Accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator. With over 20 years of experience, Malcolm has a breadth of practical knowledge across a wide range of family-related matters.
Malcolm has particular expertise in complex parenting matters, which often involve high-net worth clients, and in turn, complicated financial issues. His experience in drafting Binding Financial Agreements, Child Support Agreements and Consent Orders, as well as dealing with criminal and AVO matters, enables him to resolve complicated cases with a high level of aptitude and efficiency.
Being acutely aware of the financial and emotional stress that family breakdowns can cause, Malcolm prides himself on providing straightforward advice, as well as the most practical solutions available to clients. His pragmatic and professional approach, coupled with his genuine understanding, allows him to consistently find the best possible solution for each individual case.
As a Nationally Accredited Family Law Mediator and Arbitrator, Malcolm works at all times to resolve disputes without the need for court. In the event that litigation is unavoidable, Malcolm is highly experienced in advocating for clients across all jurisdictions, and is well respected by both the judiciary and other members of the legal profession.
Malcolm has lectured as a casual academic at The University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, is a regular provider of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) to the Legal Profession on a number of different topics, and recently appeared on SBS' Insight program where he was able to provide his thoughts on Binding Financial Agreements. In addition, he provides pro bono legal advice to both the South West Sydney Legal Centre, and women who utilise The Sanctuary, a women’s shelter in The Sydney Hills district.
Malcolm was a Finalist in the 2017 and winner of the 2019 Partner of the Year Awards (Family Law), as well as the Australian Law Awards - Partner of the Year, and is the current Vice President of the Greater West Family Law Practitioners Association Inc.