Full Name: Ms Allana B Goldsworthy
Phone: +61 3 9225 8535
Mobile: 0419 362 873
Date of Admission: 1 Apr 1981
Called to the Bar: 22 Nov 2001
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 24 Jul 2008
Accredited as Mediator: 21 Oct 2004
Qualifications: BA, LLB


As a solicitor in Geelong for more than 20 years, Allana Goldsworthy worked extensively in the Family Law field. She was a partner in the firm, Hodges Hall. She represented people in many areas of law including adoption, surrogacy, debt collection, litigation, administrative and planning law, and crimes compensation.

Since coming to the Victorian Bar in 2001, Allana has concentrated on Family law. She has a particular interest in children's matters, but accepts work in all facets of family law. Allana concentrates on providing strong representation for the client, whilst also assisting them to resolve their matter in accordance with the goal of early resolution.

Allana qualified as a mediator in 1994 and has conducted many mediations. She has acted as mediator in family law, de facto matters and court referred matters. She instigated the formation of the Barwon Family Law Mediation Group in 1995 as a referral source for mediation in Geelong.

Allana has had extensive involvement with community organisations and continues her involvement with several groups in a voluntary capacity. She served as a Regional Councillor with the City of Greater Geelong immediately before coming to the Bar.Allana accepts work for the Geelong and Ballarat circuits as well as in the Melbourne Metropolitan region.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Family Law

From 1 Jul 2008, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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