Haydn Marsh joined Snedden Hall & Gallop in 2019 to head up our Family Law team.
His extensive experience in family law includes having worked as the Legal Associate to the Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia, and as an Associate with a leading family law firm in Canberra. Most recently Haydn worked as a Deputy Registrar of the ACT Magistrates court.
Prior to practising exclusively in family law, Haydn worked at a large international law firm in their commercial and contract law areas. Haydn brings his experience in commercial law to help clients with complex family law property disputes.
Haydn also specialises in assisting clients with post-separation parenting disputes, and representing clients in family violence and personal protection order proceedings.
In addition to his experience as a litigator and advocate, Haydn is committed to assisting his family law clients to resolve their disputes as swiftly and amicably as possible. Haydn gained accreditation as a mediator in 2012, and in addition to facilitating mediations, regularly represents parties at mediation.
Haydn holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University (ANU). In 2013 Haydn was awarded the Blackburn Medal for Legal Research, having graduated with the highest mark for his honours thesis. In 2015 Haydn returned to the ANU to teach family law as a sessional academic.
Haydn is the president of the Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association, a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and a member of the ACT Law Society. He is also listed on the High Court of Australia’s Register of Practitioners.
Areas of Expertise
- Family law
- Dispute resolution
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