Anne PayneDirector, Accredited Family Law Specialist
In 1979, Anne graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1980.
She has been practising Family Law since 1982 and became an accredited Family Law Specialist in 1994.
Anne’s commitment to Family Law led her to undertake Mediation Training at the University of Western Australia where she completed the University’s ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution for Professionals Course’ during the first half of 2013.
She has extensive experience in the full scope of Family Law practice and specialises in financial and child disputes, pre- and post-nuptial agreements and trials that involve both straightforward and complex matters.
She is a founding member of the Women Lawyers Association and as a member of the Law Society has served on various committees over the years. In addition she is a member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association, the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators.
Anne served as a member of the Board and then Chair of the Board of the Women and Infants Research Foundation from 1985 to 2011. As a result of her service Anne was awarded Honorary Life Member status of the Foundation.
She has been happily married for over 40 years and has two adult children, both of whom are pursuing careers in law.