David Schetzer

Senior Partner
Accredited Family Law Specialist

Bachelor of Laws – University of Melbourne
Accredited Family Law Specialist
Independent Children’s Lawyer

Supreme Court of Victoria
High Court of Australia

Areas of Practice
All aspects of Family Law

Practice Information and Experience
After graduating from Melbourne University in 1974 and completing his articles, David became a Partner at a well-established Law firm. After 30 years, David went on to establish Pearsons Schetzer and Associates and then in 2008, Schetzer Constantinou.

In 2019, David commenced partnership with Andrew Papaleo, Shikha Luddu and Allison Rooney, establishing Schetzer Papaleo Luddu.

David is a former chair of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria. David has been named a leading family lawyer by Doyles Guide.

David practices solely in Family Law and has done so for the past 44 years.

David received his Specialist Accreditation in Family Law in 1990 and has undertaken training in Collaborative Law and has sat on various other committees associated with Family Law.

Legal Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria
Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria
Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

David Schetzer

Contact David

  • (03) 8602 2000
  • admin@spllaw.com.au
  • 5/170 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • 8:00AM - 6:00PM Monday to Friday

areas of expertise

  • Property settlements
  • Separation and divorce
  • Custody (parenting arrangements)
  • Court proceedings
  • Financial agreements (including pre-nuptial)
  • Intervention Orders
  • Mediation
  • Round table conferences
  • Independent Children's Lawyer
  • Same sex couples (LGBTIQ+)
  • The rights of grandparents
  • International family law
  • Estate planning and elder law
David Schetzer was last modified: June 3rd, 2020 by spllawyers2019