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Family Law

Accredited Specialist

In 2015, “Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market” ranked Jayson McCauley as an “Australian Rising Star” of Australian family law

Jayson is an Accredited Family Law Specialist, having practised exclusively in family law for over 16 years.

After being admitted in South Africa in 1998 and practicing with one of South Africa’s foremost specialist family law firms, Jayson immigrated to Australia in 2002.

Jayson was a partner and/or founding director of two specialist family law firms in Sydney, Australia before he joined Barkus Doolan in 2012.

Jayson is able to assist our clients in all areas of family law, and specialises in complex financial and parenting disputes, as well as international family law cases.

Jayson prides himself in ‘thinking outside the box’ and being able to proactively assist clients in achieving a sensible, efficient and cost effective resolution of their family law dispute.

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“Australian Rising Star” Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market, 2015



Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Laws

Accredited Specialist – Family Law (NSW)

Admitted to practice in the NSW Supreme Court

Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia

Admitted to practice in the High Court of South Africa



The Law Society of New South Wales

The Law Council of Australia  – Family Law Section

  1. Contributing author “Spare the Rod and hit the pocket: towards a jurisprudence on domestic abuse as a quantum factor in financial outcomes on relationship breakdown”
  2. Contributing author “A Practitioner’s Guide to Family Law”