Director, Accredited Family Law Specialist & Estate Planning Lawyer
Peter Carew is the Director of Carew Counsel Solicitors, having commenced the practice in 1979. Peter was accredited as a specialist in Family Law in 1990 and served on the Family Law Specialist Accreditation Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria for 10 years. Peter has degrees in both Economics and Law from Monash University and is a graduate of the Leo Cussen Institute for continuing Legal Education. In 2012, 2014 and 2016-2020 Doyles Guide named him a Leading Family Lawyer for Victoria and also a Leading Lawyer for Complex & High Value Family Law matters.
Peter was a founding member of Law Australasia, a group of like minded client focused legal firms that pursue excellence in the practice of the law.
He brings over four decades of legal practice to Carew Counsel, as well as a keen ability to get to the nub of the problem. Finding sensible and pragmatic solutions to the most complex issues is a key area of Peters expertise. As well as working with and mentoring the family lawyers in the firm, he also seeks to be personally involved in every case the firm handles as a way of ensuring the highest level of advice and problem solving is given.
Peter has a genuine passion for helping people. Furthermore, with his ability to present complex issues in simple, easy-to-understand language and his great sense of humour, he is not only a skilled communicator but sought after speaker.