Chris Thomas is a Special Counsel in the Family Law practice area at Harwood Andrews. She has  lived and worked as a lawyer in Geelong since 1995.

She is a Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist in Children’s Law,  a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a registered and active Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

Chris has experience working in a range of practice areas including family law, criminal law, children’s welfare law, wills and estates and civil law. Having worked with a number of local firms, Chris established her own practice in 2004 before recently joining the team at Harwood Andrews.

She is committed to working with clients to achieve cost effective and child-focussed resolution of children’s matters, as well as timely, fair and pragmatic resolution of financial matters arising from the breakdown of domestic relationships.

Chris’s key areas of practice include:

  • Family law
  • Mediation
  • Children's welfare law
  • Separation and divorce
  • Child custody arrangements
  • Parenting agreements

Chris’s professional commitments include:

  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of the Australian Mediation Association
  • Member of LEADR: the Association of Dispute Resolvers
  • Member of the Geelong Law Association

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