Bernie was admitted to practice law in 1970 and has over 45 years of experience in representing clients of all walks of life. Bernie was a principal of the firm from 1972 to 2010 and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne.
Michael has been practising law for over 35 years and has a wealth of knowledge and experience at both the State and Federal level. His broad-based practice includes Employment Law (acting for either the employer or the employee) and Litigation (personal injury, negligence and contractual disputes).
|ELLIE DELAFIELD (Senior Associate)
Ellie has a strong background in dispute resolution in the context of family law. Before commencing with Williams Winter in July 2014, she worked for a number of well-known family law firms. Prior to beginning a career as a lawyer, Ellie worked as a social worker.
|ELLEN GUTMAN (Associate)
As a result of her volunteer work with the Family Law Assistance Program, Ellen developed an interest in family law and knew that this was the area of law in which she wished to forge her career.
|JEREMY HUNTER (Associate)
Jeremy attended Monash University and completed a Bachelor of Laws in 2013. He completed the Practical Legal Course at Leo Cussen and was admitted to practice law in February 2015.
Adam commenced with Williams Winter in April 2021. Prior to this he spent a number of years as a commercial litigation lawyer where he practiced predominantly in insolvency (corporate and personal) and debt recovery.
Declan commenced with Williams Winter in March 2019. He is excited about commencing his career “in one of Melbourne’s most established and reputable firms”.
Stephanie completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting and economics, in 2014 and a Bachelor of Law in 2017. She was admitted to practice law in September 2018 and commenced at Williams Winter in early 2021.
Christina graduated from Monash University in December 2019, having completed a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Italian Studies). She undertook the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2020 and commenced with Williams Winter in early 2021.
Jackson graduated from Deakin University in 2019. He undertook the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2020 and was admitted to practice law in 2021. He is now looking forward to honing his legal skills in the firms’ Commercial department.