Russell was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia in 1972. Prior to establishing his own practice at Norwest Business Park, Russell was the Chairman of Partners of a Large Parramatta firm practicing in its commercial group.
Russell now specialises in business law, property law and disputed estates especially in relation to Family Provision Act applications. He also has extensive experience in property development law and environmental law. To keep up to date with the ever changing law he regularly attends continuing legal education programs.
Russell has achieved Specialist Accreditation in property. Specialist Accreditation is a structured peer to peer assessment process enabling legal practitioners to be recognised for their expertise. To be accredited specialists must pass a series of meticulous assessments on both legal knowledge and its application in practice. To retain their accreditation specialists must undertake significant additional professional development in their area of expertise each year.
Russell was appointed as a Law Society Accredited Specialist in Property Law in 1994.
He was appointed as Notary Public by the Supreme Court in 1992 and this appointment has greatly assisted the international clients of the firm.
Russell was appointed as an Arbitrator in the District Court but recently resigned that position to concentrate on his business and commercial law practice.
He is proud to be a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and has been involved in Law Society activities at a local level.
In his spare time Russell has a keen interest in classic cars and is presently restoring an MG and an Austin Healey.