Evonne Bethavas

Evonne Bethavas



Legal secretary: Emily Raggatt

+61 3 8600 8842

Evonne is a Lawyer in our Family Law team. Her practice includes acting for clients across a broad range of family law matters ― including children, parenting and property ― and has experience in international family law matters concerning the Hague Convention.

With a strong cross-cultural understanding, Evonne’s approach to her practice is empathetic and she goes above and beyond to reach the best outcome for her clients.

Prior to joining the firm in December 2018, Evonne worked for a Melbourne boutique family law firm where she gained valuable experience working on children and parenting matters, divorce applications, drafting financial agreements and complex property settlements. She also worked for an international top-tier professional services firm in the Tax & Legal team where she advised international companies and high-net worth individuals on Australian and cross-jurisdictional taxation issues. Evonne has also had experience advising clients at the Springvale Monash Legal Service on family law disputes involving domestic violence and intervention orders.

In addition to the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and Law Institute of Victoria, Evonne is also a member of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association and speaks fluent Greek.

Evonne was admitted to practice in August 2015, after completing a Bachelor of Laws at La Trobe University. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics and Accounting, from Monash University.

Areas of practice

Family law

  • Divorce
  • Children’s and parenting matters
  • Domestic violence and intervention orders
  • Property settlements, including the taxation implications of settlements and separations
  • Defacto
  • International and cross-jurisdictional matters
  • Financial Agreements

Professional memberships

  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association
  • Law Institute of Victoria

Admitted to practice

  • August 2015 — Supreme Court of Victoria