Gillian Yeend

Gillian Yeend Gillian Yeend
Director

BA / LLB, Dip Leg Prac, Acc Spec (Family)

Gillian is the Director of Yeend & Associates Family Lawyers.

Gillian is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and has worked exclusively in the area of Family Law since 2001 in Canberra, Sydney and Newcastle.

Gillian oversees the Litigation Practice within the firm and regularly appears in the ACT and interstate in family law matters in the Family Law Courts. Gillian acts for individuals or as a qualified Independent Children’s Lawyer.

Gillian has been recognised as a Leading Family Lawyer in the ACT in the Doyles Guide and has extensive experience in matters which include complex financial issues, difficult parenting disputes, child support and spousal maintenance issues. Gillian is also a qualified Collaborative Lawyer and can explore non-litigation alternatives with clients in resolving their family law disputes.

Gillian has been recognised with an award from Canberra Women in Business, is a working mother and is supportive of community groups and charities in the ACT. Her research interests include access to justice, ethical issues in famiy law, judicial discretion and law practice management.

Gillian is a Committee Member of the ACT Law Society Professional Complaints Committee and was previously a Committee Member of the ACT Law Society Family Law Committee. Gillian volunteers her time at the ACT Women’s Legal Centre advice clinic.

Memberships

ACT Law Society

Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association

Canberra Women in Business

Family Law Section (Law Council of Australia)

Legal Aid ACT Panel

Legal Aid ACT Independent Children’s Lawyer Panel

NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist Family Law

Womens Lawyers Association ACT

Womens Legal Centre ACT

gillian@yeendassociates.com.au