Darren is expert on family law, divorce and separation, having specialised in this area of law as a Barrister for over 30 years. He was also awarded Barrister of the Year in 2022 at the Australian Law Awards. Darren is also a professional actor and producer. His recent short film – Degree of Separation – a story about family violence – won multiple international awards, opening the Beverley Hills Film Festival at the Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles in 2016 with a best short film nomination. He is a director of To Be Loved Network – a charitable foundation which produces resources advancing the best interests of children navigating conflict in parental separation and divorce. Isla's Song is his debut novel.