Senior Associate and Business Manager
Andrew has a diverse professional and academic background, holding degrees in law, business management and psychology. He has a vast experience within legal firms having grown up as the child of a lawyer he spent his hours after school clerking, then while studying at university worked as a paralegal and then as an admitted lawyer after graduation. Andrew became a Director and business manager of Alderman Redman Family Lawyers, prior to its merger with Adelta Legal in 2018.
From a young age Andrew has advocated for the rights of children and youth at a national and international level. Including as an advisor to the South Australian Minister of Youth and an Australian Representative to the United Nations Special Session on children in New York. Andrew spent his later school years juggling his academics, clerking at Alderman Redman and spending time sitting on boards and committees for not for profit organisations.
After graduating high school Andrew worked for six years in a range of management and advisory roles. He returned to Alderman Redman in 2011 as a Paralegal and Business Manager and studied a law degree alongside full time employment. In 2015 he was admitted into law took up a role as a lawyer with the firm.
Andrew has always balanced his law practice with his passion for law firm management and for the majority of his career has juggled these dual roles. Andrew has had the opportunity to work with some of the top family law firms in South Australia and has a strong reputation and respect in the industry.
Andrew has always specialised in Family Law with a particular interest in complex Family Law property matters, including family businesses, companies and Trusts
With Andrew’s education and work history in Business and Psychology he provides a complementary perspective and additional support to the firm in matters dealing with property and children.
Andrew is married with three young children and he has been able to find an enviable mix of part-time work and an active family life.
Education & Training
2008 – Bachelor of Business Management, University of South Australia,
2009 – Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, YouthTrain
2012 – Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Flinders University
2014 – Bachelor of Law, Flinders University
2015 – Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, College of Law
2015 – Mediation Accreditation Training, Resolution Institute
2019 – Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practical Training, International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners
Active Professional Memberships
Law Society of South Australia
Family Law Section, The Law Council of Australia
Committee & Community Representation
2018 – Current – Committee Member of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia
2015 – 2018 – Committee Member of the Children and the Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia
2006 – 2008 – Board Member of YouthJET ( Jobs, Education and Training Provider)
2004 – 2006 – Board Member of Save the Children South Australia