People

Hayley Chester

Family Lawyer
Family & Relationship Law
  • +61 3 9269 9706

Hayley has practiced exclusively in Family & Relationship Law since her admission to practice. She has worked on a wide range of matters including complex property and parenting matters, matters pertaining to de facto and same sex couples, spousal maintenance, and child support.

Experience

Hayley joined Lander & Rogers after working as an associate in a Melbourne-based specialist family law firm. Prior to her admission, Hayley interned at the Bombay High Court of India.

Along with her experience in private practice, Hayley also volunteers at Women's Legal Service, providing family law assistance and appropriate referrals to clients.

Hayley's areas of expertise include:

  • property settlements (including negotiated agreements, mediation and defended litigation);
  • drafting financial agreements for couples who are in or are contemplating a de facto relationship or marriage;
  • spousal maintenance;
  • parenting arrangements for the care of children (including alternative dispute resolution, private mediation and litigation);
  • child support; and
  • international child abduction matters (otherwise known as Hague Convention matters).