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Senior Lawyers

Kaye Griffiths

Kaye is a Senior Lawyer and an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation with over 19 years of experience in litigation, dispute resolution and insolvency.

She has conducted proceedings in all State and Federal Courts and Tribunals. Kaye regularly advocates for clients in mediations and before the Courts and has acted for national and international companies to individuals.

With a broad litigation and commerce background Kaye takes the time to understand her client’s objectives and how the law can work to protect and enforce their rights in a cost effective manner. She understands that it is important to formulate a global strategy for each matter and fit for each individual client, whether that be to aggressively litigate or work to retain existing business or personal relationships.

Kaye is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria.

Expertise

  • Dispute resolution & litigation
  • Insolvency, both corporate & personal
  • Mediation
  • Company disputes
  • Franchising disputes
  • Food Act prosecutions
  • Commercial & retail lease disputes

Service Areas

Commercial Litigation, Insolvency

Leigh Brown

Leigh is a Senior Lawyer and a member of our Family Law Team, Leigh has acted for a wide variety of clients for over 10 years, allowing him to always undertake a broad approach to develop the best solution possible.

Whether he is assisting clients to navigate through a wide variety of issues including complex Company and Trust structures associated with property matters or parenting disputes, Leigh provides his clients with direct and practical advice. Whenever possible, he provides his clients with the certainty and direction they require in both the short term and long term.

Leigh understands that it is critical to have complete confidence in the person you ultimately select to be your Lawyer and ensures that he provides his clients with a personal and thorough approach to all matters. He delivers optimal results quickly – with a minimum of fuss and expense.

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Expertise

  • Property matters involving complex financial structures
  • GST, land tax, capital gains tax & duties implications in property matters
  • Children’s matters
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Relocation of children
  • Third-party interests in Property and Children’s matters
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Family violence matters including Intervention Orders
  • Child support & adult child maintenance
  • Financial agreements

Service Areas

Family Law

Katrina Bristow

For over 35 years Katrina has practised exclusively in Family Law. A leader in the field, she became an Accredited Family Law Specialist in the first intake in 1989. Assisting clients in all areas, she has a focus on complex financial disputes, often involving family trusts and corporate structures.

Katrina is mindful her clients are undergoing great personal stress. An excellent listener, she assists them sympathetically, whilst being totally professional. An advocate of alternative dispute resolution, she encourages compromise resulting in appropriate and fair outcomes. This avoids the cost and stress of litigation. If required, she expertly and robustly undertakes matters through the courts.

Katrina is involved with numerous organisations outside the legal profession, with a particular interest in and support of women’s groups.

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Expertise

  • Property disputes involving complex financial structuresacc-spec-sm
  • Disputes involving children
  • Dispute Resolution, particularly in the area of financial disputes
  • Mediation
  • Relocation disputes
  • Children’s disputes involving third parties (i.e. grandparents)

Service Areas

Family Law