ELEANOR MALLETT

Bar Roll – 2013   
Admitted – 2013

Mobile – 0431 124 986
Email – eleanormallett@vicbar.com.au

ELEANOR MALLETT

Bar Roll – 2013   
Admitted – 2013

Mobile – 0431 124 986
Email – eleanormallett@vicbar.com.au

Admitted to practice in

  • Victoria

Area of Law

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Children’s Court
  • Crimes/Family Violence/Interv. Orders
  • Family Law (Including Defacto)
  • Mediation
  • Probate/Wills/Family Provision

About

Eleanor was called to the UK Bar in 1998 and practised from 1999-2007 from 3 Paper Buildings Chambers. Eleanor’s practice began across most areas of the Common Law but quickly became predominantly Family Law and Criminal Law before specialising in Family Law and Children’s work from 2002.

show more

Eleanor has appeared in a full range of cases in this area including:

 

  • Representation of children
  • Alleged ‘MSBP’ and Factitious Illness Disorder in both parent and child
  • Sexual abuse including interlinking family and criminal proceedings
  • Clients with psychiatric and psychological difficulties
  • Removal from the jurisdiction both short term and permanently
  • Serious physical abuse of children including alleged ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’
  • Cases involving implacably hostile parents
  • Assessment and treatment of sexual abusers and non-abusing partners
  • Parents with addictions to drugs and alcohol
  • Adoption and Special Guardianship
  • Shared residence orders
  • Representation of children through a Children’s Guardian and as clients
  • Domestic violence – lectured on this topic and frequently represented both applicants and respondents from initial injunctive/emergency intervention through divorce and contested proceedings in respect of the children.

After extensive experience at the UK Bar, Eleanor has signed the Victorian Bar roll and is available to accept briefs.

Eleanor practices in Melbourne but is also available to appear in Central Country Victoria (especially Seymour, Bendigo and Shepparton).

Eleanor has a Grad Voc Dip in Family Dispute Resolution and is a Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, authorised to issue Section 60(I) Certificates.

show less