DOUGLAS W LAIDLAW

Bar Roll – 22nd November, 2007   
Admitted – 2nd April, 1990

Phone – 9225 7983
Mobile – 0409 633 363
Email – dlaidlaw@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Floor 6, Room 0624, ODCW

DOUGLAS W LAIDLAW

Bar Roll – 22nd November, 2007   
Admitted – 2nd April, 1990

Phone – 9225 7983
Mobile – 0409 633 363
Email – dlaidlaw@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – Floor 6, Room 0624, ODCW

Admitted to practice in

  • Victoria
  • Federal Jurisdictions

Area of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Defamation
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law (Including Defacto)
  • Local Government
  • Probate/Wills/Family Provision
  • Property Law/Sale of Land
  • Water and Drainage Law

About

Douglas is available to appear and advise in a broad range of civil matters. His principal areas of practice include commercial, property, wills and estates, and defacto property disputes. He has appeared on behalf of clients in a large number of mediations.

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Douglas has a strong connection with Regional people and issues, having practiced for many years in Warrnambool prior to joining the Victorian Bar.

Douglas also serves as an officer in the Australian Army.  His service has included; Commanding Offier of the 8th/7th Battalion, the Royal Victoria Regiment, Chief of Staff, Headquarters 4th Brigade and Chief of Staff, International Stabilisation Force, East Timor (JTF 631).   In the 2006 Australia Day Honours, he was awarded the Conspicious Service Cross for service in Malaysia during the 2005 Tsunami. Douglas has also served on domestic fire and flood emergency operations. He presently instructs at the Australian Command & Staff College, Canberra.

From 17/7/2015: Professional Standards Act 2003 [Vic] “Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.”

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