Senior Practitioner & Director
Michelle has practiced law for the past 18 years since graduating from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1994. Michelle is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Queensland and the High Court of Australia.
Michelle is passionate about providing old fashioned service to clients and has a community conscience. Michelle volunteers for Cancer Council, is a Magic United Football Club Sponsor and also does pro bono work for Women in Refuge Crisis.
Michelle’s wealth of knowledge of law expands over Family and De facto Law – including property settlements, children’s issues, financial agreements, divorce and domestic violence – Child Protection matters, Conveyancing, Wills and Estates and Criminal Law.
Michelle herself is a mother of three and understands the complexities of families. Michelle and her associate’s diverse knowledge, of not only law but business, is indispensable in today’s complex world where many people’s issues are not resolved by focusing on one area of law, requiring instead the migration of various areas of law and business knowledge.
Michelle Porcheron has obtained Accreditation from the Queensland Law Society in Family Law. This is a National standard of specialisation allocated through an advanced peer review program of study in the area of Family Law. As an Accredited Specialist, Michelle is highly skilled in Family Law and committed to undertaking continued legal education to maintain her speciality in Family Law.
Senior Consultant Solicitor
Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Queensland. She was admitted to practice as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1986 and as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1990. Anne is also a Court Appointed Costs Assessor.
Anne has a wealth of experience in commercial law, wills and estates, as well as commercial, estate and personal injuries litigation. Anne has also conducted numerous costs assessments.
Anne is married to a local Barrister and is the mother of two children, the eldest of whom, a daughter, is currently studying law. The youngest of her two children, a son, is in Year 11 at school. Anne is also “mother” to 3 much loved rescue cats and 3 equally loved rescue dogs.
Anne’s spare hours are devoted to helping her elderly mother, gardening, volunteering at her son’s school and taking part in charity fundraisers such as the RSPCA Million Paws Walk and Mater Little Miracles.
Charlotte is passionate about advocating for clients’ rights in the area of Family Law. Charlotte’s primary focus is ensuring the best interests of the children are at the forefront of each parenting matter, and that a just outcome is reached for property settlement.
Charlotte joined Michelle Porcheron Lawyers in early 2017 as a Paralegal and has now progressed to a Legal Practitioner within the firm. Charlotte graduated from Griffith University in 2017 and completed her Post Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2018. This allowed Charlotte to be admitted in the Supreme Court of Queensland in mid-2018. Charlotte is also a member of the Queensland Law Society.
The multiple areas of Family Law that Charlotte practices in include parenting matters, property settlement, domestic and family violence, divorce proceedings, child support, relocation, urgent recovery orders and the like. Charlotte has represented clients locally in the Magistrates Court and also in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Charlotte understands the difficulty imposed on clients during separation. Charlotte aims to resolve Family Law matters through mediation where clients have more opportunity to voice their concerns, however, does not shy away from the use of the Court system when needed.
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