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Elisabeth Blackwell

Senior Associate  

Family Lawyer 

Elisabeth was admitted to practice in May 2014 after making a career change from radiology following 17 years in that industry. She graduated from Deakin University with Honours in Law and attended the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics commerical study tour. Coming to law after a prior profession gave Elisabeth a head start in terms of client engagement, file management and navigating the complex needs of clients. Her life as a lawyer commenced in commercial and generalist law before turning her attention to family law where she has excelled. Elisabeth is able to draw on her commerical law experience when assisting family law clients and in particular in complex property matters which involve company and trust structures. She has an excellent reputation amongst her peers and is a focused litigator ensuring clients in litigation receive exceptional representation. 


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Deakin University (2013) 


  • Law Institue of Victoria
  • Family Law Section Law Council of Australia
  • Later Lawyers Committee member with the Law Institute of Victoria


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Our Blog

May 7 2024
In our guide on binding financial agreements, we have set out the various elements that need to be in place for a financial agreement to be valid and enforceable. One question that comes up from time to time is about what happens...
March 25 2024
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February 13 2024
Binding financial agreements (BFAs) are an important element for formalising property settlements under the Family Law Act. In this guide we’ll work through the fundamental elements of a binding financial agreement so that you...

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