Darren Mort

Mr Darren MOrt

Darren Mort is a Family Law Barrister and Accredited Arbitrator and Mediator who practices in the areas of Intervention Orders, DeFacto Property, Domestic Violence and Same Sex De Facto relationships.

Darren has been a Barrister in Family Law for nearly 30 years.He has been the Chair of Patterson’s Barrister List. Prior to being admitted to the Bar Darren was a County Court Judge’s Associate to Judge Hassett. During that time he also performed research work with other County Court Judges for the Sentencing Manual. 

Darren is an accredited Arbitrator on the List of Arbitrators kept by the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.

He has served as a Steering Committee Member on the Family Violence Taskforce headed by Chief Magistrate, Melbourne Magistrates’ Court. Darren is a current Director of Pacifica Congress – a member organisation for Family Law Professionals.

Darren acts as a Student Mentor for Melbourne University’s Law School, The University of Melbourne.

Darren also is Founder and Director of To Be Loved, a not-for-profit which creates resources for children who are experiencing family conflict and going through the family court process.

Conference 2023

The Pacifica Congress Annual Conference - Family Matters is being held at the Grand Chancellor in Hobart from Aug 31-Sep 2 2023




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