Peter Campton SC

Areas of Expertise


Mediation & Arbitration



Peter Campton was admitted to the Bar in February 2000 and appointed Senior Counsel in October 2014. He practised as a Solicitor from 1983 and achieved accreditation as a Family Law Specialist from the New South Wales Law Society. He is a founding member of Waratah Chambers.

Mr Campton has developed a practice focusing on complex family law financial disputes. He has extensive experience in, and has developed a specialty for, avenues of forensic financial enquiry and the evaluation of expert evidence.

Mr Campton is a member of the New South Wales Bar Association’s Family Law Committee, the NSW Bar Representative liaison for the Sydney Family Court, a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is an instructor engaged by the Australian Advocacy Institute.

Mr Campton presents seminars and papers to specialised members of the legal profession. He is a regular contributor at conferences relating to Family Law.

Mr Campton also acts as a Mediator. He is an Accredited Arbitrator and a member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.

Since 2015 Mr Campton has been recognised by the Doyle’s Guide of Family Law Senior Counsel Barrister’s in New South Wales and Australia.

Mr Campton and his brothers represented the Parramatta “Two Blues” in First Grade Rugby over many years. He continues to remain actively engaged in Rugby Union in New South Wales at a Senior Grade and Junior State level.

Peter Campton SC