Bruce Heathershaw


Bruce is accredited as a Specialist in Family Law by the Law Society of Western Australia and a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

Heading the firm’s Family Law division, Bruce has a special interest in the property law aspects of family law proceedings, as well as alternative dispute resolution. When possible, Bruce encourages negotiations to help clients avoid the costs and stress often accompanying court proceedings. However, Bruce is experienced in appearing in the Family Court of Western Australia to act for and support his clients when necessary.

Bruce was admitted to practise in Victoria in 1984 and has practised both as a partner in one of Victoria’s oldest law firms and as a Barrister for some years before heading his own Family Law department in a Melbourne law firm in 2002. Bruce joined Slee Anderson & Pidgeon as a Senior Associate in January 2005.


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