Ross graduated in law at the University of Western Australia and was admitted as a lawyer in 1979. Ross is a Director of MDS Legal.
Ross has extensive experience in a broad range of areas in commercial and property law. For several years he has been a member of the committee that has drafted the General Conditions for the Sale of Land. Ross has also been involved in drafting many standard form documents used in the commercial and property industry including the standard Offer and Acceptance, the "subject to finance clause", the business sale agreement and the commercial lease.
As well as practising law, Ross has been a part time lecturer in law, has written a text on Property Law and published many seminar papers on a range of topics dealing mostly with Commercial and Property Law.
Ross is a past Chairman of the Western Australian Law Superannuation Fund, a President and life member of a popular sporting club and actively participates in a number of other sporting clubs.