Special Counsel

Rebecca Goldman

Rebecca Goldman

Special Counsel

BCom, LLB (Hons)

Legal secretary: Carleen Cawsey

+61 3 8600 8838


Rebecca is a Special Counsel in our Family Law team with over 17 years’ experience.

Rebecca has practiced exclusively in family law since her admission in 1998.  She has comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of family law having acted for and advised clients in relation to parenting, property and child support matters of varying complexity. She is skilled at acting for and advising high net worth clients in financial matters involving complex corporate structures including third parties and complex parenting disputes including international and interstate relocations and matters where there are welfare concerns regarding children. She is skilled at negotiating and drawing Child Support Agreements and Financial Agreements. Rebecca has extensive experience conducting Trials in the Family and Federal Circuit Courts of Australia, having conducted many trials of varying complexity throughout her years of practice in family law.

Rebecca has an empathetic and sensitive approach and her focus is to deliver the best possible outcome for her clients.

Areas of practice

Family law

  • Adult child maintenance
  • Asset protection
  • Child support disputes
  • Child Support Agreements
  • Children's/Parenting matters:
    - living arrangements
    - communication
    - relocation
    - change of name
    - passports
    - paternity
    - parental responsibility
    - family violence
    - grandparents
    - same sex
    - schooling
  • Company disputes and taxation
  • Complex financial matters
  • Consent orders
  • De facto Relationships
  • Divorce Applications
  • Family trusts
  • Financial Agreements, including Superannuation Agreements
  • Injunctions
  • Interstate, international and cross-jurisdictional matters
  • Intervention orders
  • Mediation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Pre Nuptial Agreements
  • Property Settlements — married, de facto and same sex
  • Restraining orders
  • Spousal maintenance

Professional memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia