Kate is a Senior Associate who practices in all areas of Family Law.

Kate has considerable experience in complex property disputes and drafting Financial Agreements. She focuses on getting the best possible outcome for her clients in a timely and commercial manner.

Kate takes a holistic approach and works closely with her clients and their advisors to ensure they can move on to the next stage of their life.

“Clients appreciate my common sense approach and straight-forward advice during what is often a stressful and emotionally challenging time.”

Significant matters

Acted in a complex Family Law and probate issue and successfully obtained indemnity costs for her client.

Drafted Financial Agreements (“pre-nups”) to protect assets for her clients and their businesses

Acted for client in a high net worth matter and successfully obtained urgent maintenance, part property and costs.

Successfully resolved a number of matters without the need for litigation, allowing her clients to move on with their lives.

Juris Doctor, University of Melbourne

Diploma in Education, University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne

Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Member, Law Council of Australia (Family Law Section)

Member, Victorian Women Lawyers

  • Divorce
  • Property Settlements
  • Financial Agreements
  • Parenting Disputes
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • De facto Relationship matters
  • Relocations
  • Mediation
  • Family Violence Intervention Orders

related contacts

James Dimond VIC
Suzanne Hallas-Gleeson NSW
Joanne Hazeldene VIC
Brendan Herbert VIC
Warren Smith NSW