BSc, LLM(LP), LLM, PRI, Lawyer, Accredited Mediator NMAS, Accredited Specialist (Commercial Litigation)
Roland has broad experience and a strong track-record of court appearances in trials and other contested matters, which enables the team at Parke Lawyers to conduct cases from first instructions to conclusion. It ensures provision of an informed and well-founded strategy from the outset and that every step taken is directed at achieving your desired outcome. It allows Parke Lawyers to offer a choice between being represented by an experienced advocate from our practice or engaging external counsel.
Roland’s main practice areas are commercial and general litigation, criminal law, Coroners Court inquests and investigations, employment law, family law, intervention order proceedings, mediation, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings. He has significant experience in salvaging matters requiring a fresh approach or second opinion. His key strengths are advocacy skills; mediation and dispute resolution skills; and developing novel, innovative and effective legal and negotiation strategies. Roland frequently acts for and advises other lawyers.
Roland is a nationally-accredited mediator focusing on dispute resolution in commercial, contractual and employment disputes in private and government settings. He serves on the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria’s Single List of External Mediators. He is the Chair of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Commercial Litigation Law Advisory Committee. Roland is a member of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration and of both the Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section and the Family Law Section, of the Law Council of Australia.
Family law solution
As an experienced advocate who can represent clients in final and interim hearings, as well as in mediations and conciliations, Roland’s input is a key part of the Parke Lawyers family law solution. His experience includes acting for clients at all stages of property, parenting and other family law litigation, as well as assisting other practitioners in the strategic use of procedural applications and the preparation of evidence.
With our ability to provide the services of an experienced advocate, Parke Lawyers gives you the option of a more flexible and cost-effective approach to your family law proceedings. Roland also has extensive experience representing applicants and respondents in related litigation, such as contested intervention order proceedings and child protection matters, allowing Parke Lawyers to provide a family law solution which protects all aspects of our clients’ interests.