Paul Fildes

Principal
Paul Fildes

Paul Fildes is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and has been practising in family law since 1983. He has been ranked as one of only seven Preeminent Family Lawyers by Doyle’s Guide for Melbourne 2018.

Paul Fildes was previously the head of Middletons’ Family Law Practice Group (now K & L Gates), which he merged with Taussig Cherrie & Associates in 2010, to become Taussig Cherrie Fildes.

Paul specialises in large scale family law property litigation, complex Financial Agreements, defacto property cases and restructuring family property in a tax effective manner.

He also has a special interest in international relocation cases, and cross-border disputes involving the adjustment and treatment of assets located internationally, including Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Paul is a presenter of Case Watch on the Television Education Network which produces educational presentations and material for lawyers. He has published numerous papers and comments on current family law issues. Paul also regularly presents at seminars on behalf of various professional bodies on a wide variety of family law topics, with an emphasis on complex financial matters.

He is a qualified Family Law arbitrator and mediator, and is also a trained collaborative lawyer.

Paul is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and was a former Chair and Executive member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria.  He was previously the Victorian Solicitor Representative of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, and a former Chair of the FLS National Biennial Family Law Conference and on the Board at Relationships Australia (Vic).

See Paul’s Worldwide Who’s Who profile at www.paulfildes.com.

Paralegal / Personal Assistant: Claire O'Hara

 

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Australia, 2018  Preeminent - Debra Cherrie, Taussig Cherrie Fildes - Melbourne

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2018

Preeminent - Paul Fildes, Taussig Cherrie Fildes - Melbourne

 
Leading High-Value/Complex Property & Commercial Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018

Leading High-Value/Complex Property & Commercial Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018

Leading - Paul Fildes, Taussig Cherrie Fildes - Melbourne

 
Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2017  Leading - Paul Fildes, Taussig Cherrie Fildes

Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2017

Leading - Paul Fildes, Taussig Cherrie Fildes

 
Family Law Accredited Specialist
Doyles - Preeminent Family Lawyer 2018Doyle's Guide - Leading High-Value/Complex Property & Commercial Matters Lawyers - Victoria, 2018Family Law Accredited Specialist

Case Law Overview from Paul Fildes

Publications by Paul Fildes

Update on Recent Parenting Cases in the FCA & FCC

Event: Family Law Forum: Children, Parents & Domestic Violence
Authors: Paul Fildes & Carly Boekee
Date: 24 November 2017

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Binding Financial Agreements in Blended Families

Event: The Fourth Annual Blended Families Symposium
Authors: Paul Fildes (assisted by Alice Carter)
Date: 9 & 10 November 2017

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Tax Issues in a Family Law Breakdown

Event: Legalwise Tax Essentials Conference
Author: Paul Fildes (assisted by Carolyn Cheng & Chiara Bryan)
Date: 22 June 2017

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Affidavits in Family Law

Event: 2nd Annual Family Law Conference Melbourne
Author: Paul Fildes (assisted by Alice Carter)
Date: 10 March 2017

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Taussig Cherrie Fildes Family Lawyers Taussig Cherrie Fildes wish you a happy and safe festive season.
Please note our office will be closing on Thursday 21 December 2017 at 5.00 p.m. and will re-open on Monday 8 January 2018 at 8.30 a.m.