Vanessa practises in the areas of:
- Family law
- Domestic partners and de facto relationship matters
- Personal injury and motor vehicle accidents
- Wills and estates
- Trademarks and copyright
- Building disputes
- Environment and development matters
- Elder law
Vanessa is experienced in family law cases concerning property, divorce and children, and all aspects of deceased estates.
In addition to her legal qualifications, she also has tertiary qualifications in science and psychology, enabling her to conduct detailed analyses of evidence and assess how witnesses and opposing parties are likely to behave. This is a great strategic advantage for her clients.
She assists elderly clients with the preparation of wills, powers of attorney and advance care directives and has extensive experience providing advice about retirement village bonds. Vanessa can advise elderly clients about legal options for all stages of their retirement years.
Vanessa’s previous retail experience instilled in her the ability to deliver excellent customer service through addressing client needs and careful listening. She continues to effectively employ those skills.
She knows that it’s important for her clients to get the result they are expecting. She delivers outstanding service by keeping clients informed of all developments and regularly assessing the progress of each case so that they are not surprised by the end result.
Vanessa receives regular excellent feedback from her clients and many use her services time and time again.