Profile

Full Name: Ms Alexandra Metherell
Email: metherell@vicbar.com.au
Phone: 9225 7777
Date of Admission: 15 Oct 2013
Called to the Bar: 10 May 2018
Qualifications: BA, LLB (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Associate Solicitor

Profile

Alex is an advocate with experience in family law and related jurisdictions. 

Prior to being called to the Bar, Alex was an Associate at a mid-tier firm where she practised exclusively in family law. Alex is experienced in complex parenting matters, including relocation cases and grandparent’s applications, and complex property matters including spousal maintenance, third party and equitable interests, child support and injunctions.

Alex is also experienced in family violence matters, including Intervention Orders and contraventions of Intervention Orders. 

Alex appears in the Federal Circuit Court, Family Court and Magistrates’ Courts. She accepts briefs to appear at both local and interstate registries, to undertake regional and circuit work, mediations and paperwork.

In 2015, Alex was commissioned as a Legal Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve. Alex is engaged to provide advice on administrative and disciplinary matters to Command and Members of the Australian Defence Force.

Alex was a founding member of the Triple P Family Law Group for solicitors, promoting a practical, progressive and purposeful approach to family law.

Alex read with John Williams.  Her senior mentor is Andrew Kirkham AM RFD QC.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Law

  • Domestic Violence
  • Intervention Orders

Family Law

From 11 May 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.


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