Nadine is the family violence lawyer at the Flemington and Kensington Community Legal Centre.
Nadine was admitted to practice in 2012 after completing a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She has worked exclusively in family and community law since her admission to practice.
Prior to beginning her current role, Nadine worked as a family lawyer in private firms, then as a specialist family violence and community lawyer for the Darebin Community Legal Centre. Alongside her work, she is undertaking a Master of Laws in the area of family law. She is also a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.
Nadine has experience in a wide range of matters, including representing people in intervention order proceedings, negotiating parenting plans and parenting orders (including consent orders and airport watch list orders), divorce proceedings, infringements, tenancy matters, victims of crime assistance and minor criminal charges. She has represented clients in the Magistrates' Court, the family law courts and VCAT.
Nadine is focused on achieving the best results for clients in an empathetic, practical and culturally sensitive manner. She strives to be approachable and to help minimise uncertainty surrounding legal processes.
Elizabeth is a family violence lawyer who has practiced in areas of law related to family violence since her admission to practice.
Elizabeth has gained experience at the Fitzroy Legal Service and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre assisting clients with Family law, Intervention Order, Infringements, Criminal, Immigration and Victims of Crime Assistance matters. She has a degree in International Relations and has taught English as a second language.
Elizabeth is passionate about social justice and providing culturally specific support to CALD communities.