Rod was admitted to both the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court in 1977, the same year he joined the predecessor firm to Hume Taylor & Co.
His extensive experience covers a range of areas of law, but Rod specialises mainly in Commercial & Business Law, Securities, Trusts, Wills, Estates and Succession Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Property Law and Conveyancing.
Rod is now keenly involved with STEP, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – advising families across generations. Since early 2019 Rod has been the Australasian representative on the STEP Worldwide Council. Council members elected him as a Director on the STEP Board in London from 1 January 2021 for three years, and he is now a Deputy Chair of STEP Worldwide.
In his spare time, he enjoys trekking, travelling and surfing.