Bruce Heathershaw has been practicing law for over 30 years and is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws and has been admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor by the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia.
Bruce practised in Victoria for many years, appearing in various jurisdictions, including the Family Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of Victoria. In 2002 Bruce was appointed head of the family law department of a medium sized firm in Melbourne and in 2004 was Accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a Family Law Specialist.
Bruce moved to Western Australia in 2005 where he has continued to practise almost exclusively in family law, appearing regularly in the Family Court. He is an experienced advocate and negotiator, who will look to options for resolution which are cost effective and do not require a court decision, but will always commence court proceedings for his clients when the need arises.
Bruce has very broad interests in family law, including cases involving children’s issues such as child abuse, family violence and relocation through to complex financial cases concerning deceased estates, trusts and business interests.
In his spare time Bruce is an avid bike rider and enjoys participating in local club rides and state events.
Accreditations & Memberships
- Accredited Family Law Specialist by the Law Society of Western Australia
- Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
- Member of the Law Society of Western Australia
- Member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia
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