George Betts is a partner and senior member of our firm having been admitted on the roll of Lawyers of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2006 and having joined the firm in 2007 with Stephen Curtis and Michael Gant. George was made partner of the firm in 2009.
George studied Natural Resources (Science) and Law as a combined degree at the University of New England from 2000 to 2005 and he graduated with Honours.
Prior to his time in Muswellbrook George practiced law in the Southern Tablelands towns of Goulburn and Crookwell NSW where he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in rural law in the areas of Property Law, Water Law, Conveyancing, Subdivisions, Wills and Estates, Commercial and Business Law, Civil litigation including personal injury compensation matters and Criminal law.
George is a passionate advocate for local trade and commerce and supporting local business. He is also interested in farming, he is a member of the Local Land Services organisation, he was previously a senior member of the Upper Hunter Catchment Management Authority Community Reference Group, and is an active member on the New South Wales Legal Aid Commission – Criminal Law Panel.
George is married to Patricia Betts being a school teacher at the Scone Grammar School and his interests include: advocating for social justice, promotion of education at all levels, advocating for the local trade and commerce, supporting local Upper Hunter Businesses and local sport such as cricket, golf tennis, netball, rugby league, rugby union, women’s league tag and touch football.