Gary Fox - Partner

Gary was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982 and joined Attwaters in 1986 after relocating to Newcastle from Sydney in 1984. He is regularly engaged with leading barristers both in Newcastle and Sydney.

Since 1993 Gary has been a NSW accredited specialist in family law, having been one of the first Newcastle solicitors to obtain that accreditation. He currently practices almost exclusively in family law and de facto relationship matters, but he also handles a variety of other litigation. Over time Gary has dealt with a vast number of parenting disputes and millions of dollars in property settlements. He has handled cases in the court up to and including the HIgh Court of Australia.

Gary is currently the President of the Newcastle Law Society. He is also a member of the Law Society of NSW, the Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section) and the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association. Gary maintains a connection with the Faculty of Law and Justice at The University of Newcastle.

Anne MacKinnon - Partner

Anne joined the firm in September 2007. She became a partner on 1 March 2010. Anne has been practising since 1982 and is an accredited specialist in property law.

Anne has a background in commercial litigation and insolvency work but over the last several years she has focused her attention on property law including residential, commercial and industrial development projects and the law in relation to deceased estates.

Anne is a member of the Law Society of NSW and the Newcastle Law Society.