Harriet Geddes


Barrister

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Admitted:
18 Jul 2017
Bar:
5 May 2022
Location:
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PROFILE

Harriet comes to the bar with extensive experience in family law and related jurisdictions (including Intervention Order proceedings). 

Harriet regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and accepts briefs to appear in all matters relating to family law. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Harriet was a Senior Associate at a leading specialist family law firm where she had carriage of complex parenting matters, including international relocations and parental alienation, and property matters, including matters involving high-net worth individuals, third party property rights, spousal maintenance and jurisdictional threshold issues. Harriet also has significant experience with matters involving family violence. As a solicitor, Harriet regularly appeared as a solicitor advocate both in Court and at mediations. 

In 2020, Harriet was a finalist in the Lawyer’s Weekly “30 Under 30” family law category. In 2021, Harriet was recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a “Rising Star” in family law.  

Harriet is reading with Chris Nehmy and her senior mentor is Geoff Dickson QC.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Family Law

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Harriet comes to the bar with extensive experience in family law and related jurisdictions (including Intervention Order proceedings). 

Harriet regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and accepts briefs to appear in all matters relating to family law. 

Prior to coming to the bar, Harriet was a Senior Associate at a leading specialist family law firm where she had carriage of complex parenting matters, including international relocations and parental alienation, and property matters, including matters involving high-net worth individuals, third party property rights, spousal maintenance and jurisdictional threshold issues. Harriet also has significant experience with matters involving family violence. As a solicitor, Harriet regularly appeared as a solicitor advocate both in Court and at mediations. 

In 2020, Harriet was a finalist in the Lawyer’s Weekly “30 Under 30” family law category. In 2021, Harriet was recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a “Rising Star” in family law.  

Harriet is reading with Chris Nehmy and her senior mentor is Geoff Dickson QC.