Michael Clements


Michael Clements Paterson & Dowding holds a Bachelor of Laws and has completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Legal Training with the College of Law. Michael is a recently admitted lawyer with a passion for family law. During his time working in the area of family law, Michael has gained experience in both parenting and property matters involving a range of issues.

Michael comes from a military background and brings with him a wealth of life experience. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and now specialises in the area of family law and family violence restraining orders.

His passion for family law is acknowledged by the great rapport he has with his clients. He is able to assist clients in resolving their matters in a timely and cost-effective manner and is driven by a desire to help families navigate the challenges that come along with separation. He is a firm believer that in order to achieve a successful outcome, it is vital to provide clients with the most appropriate pathway moving forward.

Michael takes a collaborative approach with a strong focus on minimising conflict. He aims to achieve effective resolution for families by drawing on his life skills and tackling problems from a pragmatic perspective.

Michael is accepting appointments in the Perth and Joondalup offices.

Why Trust Us?

Our aim is to minimise the fallout of disputes on families – both in the short term, and into the future. Our experienced lawyers have the welfare of children and families front of mind. Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyers work closely with clients to secure the best outcomes for families in the medium – longer term.

Our pricing is transparent and reasonable; we’re focused on timely solutions and where possible reaching agreement without having to go to Court. Make an appointment with a Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyer today.

Clients tell us that we are not just another Family Law firm. They trust us to deliver the best solution for their unique situation.

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