MEET THE TEAM

KATE MITCHELL
PRINCIPAL / ACCREDITED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST

Kate is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and has over 20 years experience in law both at home and abroad in the UK. Kate has established a reputation as a leading figure in the complex arena of Family Law.

 

While being able to give expert advice on the legal and financial aspects of Family Law, Kate is adept at finding creative and practical solutions for her clients. A great deal of Kate’s focus is directed at negotiating financial matters without the need for contested legal proceedings.

Kate is a member of both the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, as well as the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria.

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EVELYN YOUNG
PARTNER / ACCREDITED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST

Evelyn graduated from the University of Queensland in 2010 with a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Economics degree, and was admitted to practise in 2011. Since that time she has practised exclusively in family law, and has extensive experience in all aspects of family law including property disputes, children’s matters, de facto matters, financial agreements, spousal maintenance, surrogacy and child support. Delivering the best possible outcomes to clients in a practical and cost effective manner is Evelyn’s overriding objective. She is a trained Collaborative Lawyer, and enjoys assisting clients with the Collaborative Practice process.

A keen writer, Evelyn has co-written a number of articles in the areas of surrogacy, as well as the impact of social media on family law. She was the joint winner of the 2015 LIV Rogers Legal Writing Award for the best contribution to the Law Institute Journal.

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ANNE-LOUISE PHAM / ASSOCIATE

Anne-Louise graduated from the Australian National University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Law and a Bachelors of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations.  Since graduating, Anne-Louise has practised exclusively in Family Law. She has experience in all facets of family law including property disputes, children’s matters, financial agreements, de-facto matters, divorce, child support and spousal maintenance. Anne-Louise has appeared in various registries of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia; including Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne.  Where possible, Anne-Louise strives to deliver practical outcomes for her clients in an empathetic and cost conscious manner.

 

Anne-Louise is presently studying her Masters of Applied Law (Family Law) through the College of Law. She is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria

 

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ELOISE PAXTON-HALL / ASSOCIATE

Eloise was admitted to practice in February 2014 after completing a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) from the University of Queensland. Prior to joining Mitchell Family Law, Eloise gained broad litigation experience at a large commercial firm before following her passion for family law.

 

Eloise is currently studying her Masters of Applied Law (Family Law) and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.

 

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KRISTY WILSON / PRACTICE MANAGER

Kristy brings over 15 years of practice management experience to Mitchell Family Law, and is responsible for the effective management of the firm. Understanding that it can be emotional and overwhelming to engage a family lawyer, Kristy is also the first port of call for clients.

 

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JESSICA GREEN / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

With over 7 years experience working in the administration side of Family Law, Jessica has a comprehensive knowledge of the inner workings of the Family Law system. She is crucial to the functioning of the office, and her presence provides our clients with an extra level of support and contact point.

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AMANDA STEVENSON / EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Amanda joined Mitchell Family Law in 2017 and has over 4 years experience as a legal assistant. She plays an integral role in the functioning of the office, providing our lawyers with efficient and reliable support in all areas of family law.

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