Geoffrey is a proud Kamillaroi man who’s family is from Walgett in north-west New South Wales. Geoffrey assists our senior team in the areas of land claim appeals, native title, administrative and government law as well as property and planning issues. Geoffrey is currently a member of the Council of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies as well as a Board Member of the New South Wales Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network.
Before joining Chalk & Behrendt, Geoffrey gained invaluable experience as the tipstaff to the Hon. Justice Basten of the Court of Appeal of New South Wales and later to the Hon. Justice Wright of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and inaugural President of the New South Wales Civil & Administrative Tribunal. Prior to this he was a paralegal at one of Australia’s largest commercial firms working in the areas of banking and commercial litigation.