Having completed a Masters of Law and Legal Practice degree specialising in International Law and having worked at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, our Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer has a wealth of experience and understanding of the complex aspects of International Family Law.
We have acted for many clients who are based overseas or interstate and commonly communicate with our clients via Skype, e-mail or over the phone.
Some of the international cases we have acted in include:
- International Child Abduction and the successful return of children to Australia as well as keeping children in Australia involving proceedings invoking the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the Hague Convention) and the Agreement between Australia and the Republic of Lebanon regarding Cooperation on Protecting the Welfare of Children.
- International Parenting Cases acting for parents seeking to relocate overseas with their children as well as for parents seeking to prevent their children moving overseas with the other parent.
- Cross-jurisdiction Property Settlements involving parties and assets located overseas.
- International Divorce Applications obtaining Divorce Orders for parties outside of Australia.