Rachell has practised in family and relationship law since 2000. She has been involved in all aspects of family law with particular expertise in complex property and financial matters.
Rachell holds a Master' of International Law (2005) from the University of Melbourne and practises in international family law matters involving expatriate Australians, or for clients across multiple family law jurisdictions.
She is highly adept at resolving complex property matters involving corporate entities, businesses, addressing the taxation implications of settlement and third parties.
Rachell has extensive experience drafting financial agreements (both pre and post nuptial) and advising clients of the appropriateness of a financial agreement in their circumstances. She also assists clients with complex parenting arrangements involving interstate and overseas relocation.
Rachell is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law (2005) and previous member of the Accredited Specialist Committee. She is listed in Doyle's Guide as a leading practitioner of Parenting and Children's Matters (2018, 2020 and 2021) and a Rising Star in Family Law (2016). She is also recognised in Best Lawyers (Australia) for her expertise in Family Law.
Rachell is also a regular presenter and author covering family law topics.
Rachell's experience includes:
- contributing author to Thomson Reuters The Laws of Australia
- giving evidence to the House of Representatives Select Standing Committee Enquiry Into a Better Family Law System (2017).