BA / LLB (Hons), Dip Leg Prac
Anna-Kate (“Annie”) is a Senior Associate in the Barton Office of Yeend & Associates Family Lawyers. Anna-Kate obtained her qualifications from Australian National University having graduated from Law with First Class Honours.
Anna-Kate has worked exclusively in Family Law since her admission and joined Yeend & Associates Family Lawyers in 2015 after previously working for another Canberra Legal Practice. While Anna-Kate grew up in Canberra, early in her career she travelled to the Northern Territory to work for Legal Aid (NT) and the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Service in Alice Springs. Anna-Kate has a strong social conscience and has also volunteered with the ACT Youth Law Centre, Women’s Legal Centre ACT and cares for rescue dogs from a local animal welfare organisation.
Anna-Kate appears in the Family Law Courts and ACT Magistrates and Childrens Courts and has a research interest in relocation matters and family law matters involving same sex relationships. Anna-Kate is known in the office for her no nonsense approach to negotiated parenting and property matters and she is a qualified Collaborative Law practitioner. Anna-Kate encourages clients to consider this alternative dispute resolution model when trying to keep matters out of Court. Anna-Kate aims to achieve workable outcomes for her clients in a timely and cost effective way with as little harm to the family unit as possible.
ACT Law Society
ACT Law Society Inclusion and Diversity Committee
Qualified Collaborative Family Lawyer
Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association
Family Law Section (Law Council of Australia)
Legal Aid ACT Panel
Womens Lawyers Association ACT
Womens Legal Centre ACT
A specialist family law firm located in Gungahlin and Canberra City.
We provide realistic advice and strong guidance to assist you to reach a constructive resolution of your matter.
Office: 117 Anthony Rolfe Avenue, Gungahlin ACT 2912
Mail: PO Box 566 Gungahlin ACT 2912
Phone: 02 6154 5090
Fax: 02 6162 1490