Vivianne appears and advises exclusively in Family Law proceedings.
Vivianne appears regularly in the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court and at mediations, in respect of parenting and property proceedings.
Vivianne has extensive experience as an advocate, having appeared as an advocate in the Magistrates Court and County Court and Family Court and FCC in Victoria; the Local Court, District Court, Family Court and Supreme Court in New South Wales.
Vivianne has extensive trial experience in both the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court and she has conducted both Final and Interim Defended Hearings – appearing on behalf of both individual parties and on behalf of The Independent Children’s Lawyer.
Vivianne regularly accepts and appears in regional circuit sittings of the Federal Circuit Court and regularly provides advice in respect of parenting and property proceedings.
Vivianne brings a diverse background of extensive advocacy experience to proceedings.
Prior to signing the Bar roll Vivianne practiced as a solicitor for over 13 years.
Vivianne is a member of the Family Law Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.
Vivianne is a Nationally Accrediated Mediator having successfully completed the AIFLAM Mediation Course in October 2023.
Vivianne has been involved as a member of the Holmes List Committee.
Vivianne’s senior mentor was Geoff Dickson QC.