Full Name: Ms Debra A Harris
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Fax: 9225 8480
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 1102
Date of Admission: 18 Dec 1987
Called to the Bar: 19 Aug 2013


Debra Harris B.Leg.S was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 1987 and signed the bar roll in that state in 2004 and in Victoria in 2013.

Prior to being called to the bar in 2004 in NSW, Debra was an accredited Family Law Specialist (Law Society of NSW), practising in family and defacto child protection and associated areas. In 2009, Debra qualified as a mediator.

In 2010, Debra took up the role of Senior Advocate in Family Law for Victoria Legal Aid before signing the bar roll in Victoria. Debra has extensive experience in all areas of family law including complex property and financial matters, parenting matters, de facto matters, Hague Convention matters, parens patriea matters and as counsel for the ICL.

Debra has appeared in a number of reported cases in both NSW and Victorian Supreme Courts as well as the Family Court of Australia.Debra has prepared and presented many papers on Family law and is eager to support the professional development of lawyers.Debra is available for pre-trial and trial work, advices and mediations in Victoria, New South Wales and other states.     

Arbitration Qualifications

  • AIFLAM (Member)

Areas of Practice

Family Law

From 10 Apr 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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