Amanda Kent – Associate

Amanda has a background in Family and Domestic Violence Law. Prior to commencing employment with Brookwater Legal, Amanda worked as a Law Clerk for 3 ½ years and has practised in Family and Domestic Violence since her admission as a lawyer in June 2015.

Amanda graduated from Bond University with a Juris Doctor of Laws and is admitted to both the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Amanda has significant experience in representing clients in Family and Domestic Violence proceedings.

Amanda provides timely and accurate advice, representing clients across all aspects of family law. She strongly believes in the right to obtain legal representation and regularly volunteers with Caxton Legal. Amanda has represented clients on a range of Family Law matters, including those seeking parenting orders, relocation orders, recovery orders, change of residence, schooling orders and property orders. She has experience in domestic violence proceedings and has represented both the aggrieved and respondent.

Amanda regularly appears before State and Federal Courts of Australia. She has recently appeared in the Family Court of Western Australia and the Federal Circuit Court (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania).

Amanda is a dedicated and compassionate family lawyer, providing her clients with detailed advice and advocating strongly on their behalf.

Amanda has also completed a Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice and is a qualified Family Law Mediator. Amanda is currently studying her Master of Laws, majoring in Family Law.

Amanda also holds a Bachelor of Health Science. Prior to working in the legal industry, she was employed by Queensland Ambulance as a Paramedic. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family. She is a mother of two and a stepmother of three.

Legal Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor, High court of Australia
  • Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Education

  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Juris Doctor of Laws, Bond University
  • Graduate Diploma of Professional Legal Education and Training, College of Law
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution Practice, College of Law/li>

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