Profile

Full Name: Ms Chiara Bryan
Email: cbryan@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 7777
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Date of Admission: 13 Mar 2012
Called to the Bar: 25 Oct 2018

Profile

Chiara accepts briefs to appear in, and advise on, family law, criminal law, child protection and administrative law matters.

Chiara comes to the Bar having practised for five years as an Associate at Taussig Cherrie Fildes, a first-tier specialist family law firm. Chiara has extensive experience in all aspects of family law, including complex property disputes, parenting matters, mediation, financial agreements and child support agreements. Chiara is skilled at drafting and accepts briefs to prepare statutory agreements as well as trial and appellate materials.

Prior joining Taussig Cherrie Fildes, Chiara was the Legal Associate to the Honourable Diana Bryant AO, then Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia. In this capacity, Chiara worked on Full Court matters in registries across Australia. Chiara previously worked at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office, where she gained wide-ranging litigation and administrative law experience.

Chiara graduated from the University of Melbourne with First Class Honours in law and science. She was valedictorian of her graduating year. She is presently undertaking her Master of Laws and was awarded the Melbourne Law School Student Published Research Prize in 2016.

Chiara has a longstanding association with the community legal sector and has previously served on the Committee of Management at Darebin Community Legal Centre. Currently she volunteers at the Women’s Legal Service Victoria.

Chiara is reading with Belle Lane and her senior mentor is Martin Bartfeld QC.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Appellate

Equity & Trusts

Family Law

  • Care & Protection
  • Children's Court
  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes

Public Law & Administrative Law

From 26 Oct 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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