Daniel Sampson

Associate Director – Family Law and Mediator (NMAS Accredited)

Areas of Practice
Family Law and Mediation (Family and Non-Family)

– All aspects of financial and child-related proceedings, including:
– Divorce
– De Facto Relationships, including same-sex couples
– Property Settlement and Binding Financial Agreements
– Children’s welfare and parenting plans
– Children’s Court Matters
– Spousal Maintenance
– Violence Restraining Orders

Daniel is also a qualified Mediator offering fixed-fee mediation services for Family and non-family disputes.


Daniel joined Culshaw Miller Lawyers (formerly Shann Family Lawyers) in March 2009 while studying Law at Edith Cowan University. Daniel completed a Bachelor of Laws in November 2010. Daniel completed further Legal training at the College of Law Western Australia and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of WA and the High Court of Australia in August 2012.

In April 2010 Daniel participated in The VisEast International Trade Law mooting competition in Hong Kong. Daniel was also a participant in the 2009 Corrs Chambers Westgarth Deans List competition representing Edith Cowan University.

In November 2013 Daniel completed became a nationally recognised mediator. He is a member of LEADR, the association of dispute resolvers, as well as member of the Law Society of Western Australia and the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia. Daniel is currently undertaking a Masters in Family Law at the College of Law WA.

Daniel has previously volunteered for the Smith Family as Mentor for high school students.

When not trying to resolve disputes, Daniel plays Rugby Union for Curtin University and tries to read the occasional fiction book.

Memberships and appointments

Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia
Law Society of Western Australia
Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section
LEADR – The Association of Dispute Resolvers
AIFLAM – Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators

Professional qualifications

Bachelor of Laws
Gradulate Diploma of Legal Practice
National Mediation Accreditation (UWA)

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