Simon White is one of the founding partners of the firm in 1981. Simon received his Bachelor of Laws in 1978. He was an Articled Clerk in 1978. In 1979 he was admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of South Australia. In 1979, he became the Associate to a Supreme Court Judge.
Since 1981, Simon has been involved in all areas of the firm’s practice and is the practice managing partner. In heading the firm Simon continues a strong family legal tradition and has a strong commitment to excellence in legal work.
His principal areas of practise are Family Law, Estates and Inheritance Claims.
Guy White joined White Berman in 1984 and became a partner in 1987. Guy completed his Bachelor of Laws in 1980 and undertook a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 1981. He then worked as an Associate for a Supreme Court Judge in 1981 and 1982.
Guy has a personable but efficient approach to the law. For over 34 years, he has been advising clients in the areas of Family and De Facto Law, Wills, Estates and Inheritance Claims.
Melissa Boyle joined White Berman in 2014. Melissa completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in 2010 and was admitted to practice in the same year.
Melissa is a community-minded lawyer, who strives to assist people with accessing justice. Melissa is a passionate advocate and takes a creative approach to difficult and/or unique legal problems to try to get the best outcomes for her clients.
Melissa has wide experience in Criminal Law, from routine Magistrates Court matters to serious major indictable charges. Melissa also practices in all aspects of Family Law children’s issues and Family Law property settlements and Wills & Estates (including Probate and Estate Claims).
Melissa is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and is actively involved in the Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee. In 2017, Melissa was elected to the Council of the Law Society of South Australia Inc.