The Beaumont Lawyer Team

Do you have a Legal Matter you wish to resolve?

We use our depth of expertise across a broad range of fields of law to determine the best outcome for you.

Beaumont Lawyers




Beaumont Lawyers was created by the amalgamation of law firms which have served Eastern Melbourne and the Yarra Valley since 1948. This means we have the depth of expertise and talents to meet your needs across a broad range of fields of law.




We are all experienced enough to know when our being adaptable gives you an advantage, – or when being consistent with our  expertise is more likely to achieve positive results for you so you are better able to reach your aims.   We use our depth of expertise across a broad range of fields of law to determine the best outcome for you.




We understand you expect quality legal advice.  Quality advice requires we understand your aim and goals, we protect your interests and we ensure your resources are used efficiently. We find the most direct way to transform your complex issues into positive results.




In the end, we want to have earned the right for you to call us your “Lawyers for Life”.

Family Law

Property Law

Commercial Law

Elder Law

Probate and Estate Administration

General Litigation

Family Law
  • Our personal and sensitive approach based regarding matters which are often distressing ensures you are fully informed in respect to your legal rights, options and obligations.

Our comprehensive advice covers a range of issues:

    • Divorce
    • Children’s matters
    • Matrimonial property matters
    • Child support matters
Property Law

Whether you are buying, selling, leasing, require contractual advice or document preparation or interpretation, our experienced team ensures that you are presented with the best possible solutions and options for your individual circumstances:

    • Conveyancing
    • Town Planning
    • Construction Law
    • Off the Plan Issues
    • Building Disputes
    • VCAT applications
    • Retail, Commercial and Residential Leasing
Elder Law

Australia’s  aging population means more and more people need the right advice on a range of age-related issues. Our deep experience, combined with our sensitive handling of these often delicate issues gives you complete confidence and peace of mindC

    • Wills (drafting and contesting)
    • Powers of Attorney
    • Estate Planning
    • Guardianship
    • Aged care advice
    • Retirement and Aged Care Facility Agreements
    • Succession Planning
Commercial Law

Whether it’s a one-off event or part of your on-going strategy, our commercial expertise encompasses a broad range of issues, from restructures, mergers and acquisitions to corporate governance, compliance and other day-to-day matters:

    • Employment Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Succession Planning
    • Intellectual Property
    • Business Acquisitions
    • Business Sales
    • Advice on Bank Mortgages and Guarantees
    • Franchising
    • Debt Recovery
    • Trust matters
Probate & Estate Administration

Losing a loved one is always distressing and traumatic. We understand this and wish to support you along the process. Our long standing expertise in administering estates and dealing with the apparently neverending details means we handle the pressure and requirements to settle these affairs. This gives you and your family peace of mind and time to treasure your memories.

Our primary areas of expertise are:

    • Administration of Estates
    • Probate
    • Will Contesting
General Litigation

We have wide ranging litigation experience representing clients and their interests before Australian Federal and State Courts, specialist Tribunals, in regulatory investigations and before Commissions of enquiry.

In Australia, Barristers handle most of the court appearances, and we work closely with our team of appointed  barristers.

We believe agreeing on a settlement prior to court hearings represent  the best option and often arbitrate in order to achieve this.

David Hume

Family Law & General Litigation

“I create a calm and stable space within which my clients can attempt to think about their issues and what could be their best outcome given their circumstances.”

David has over 27 years’ experience practising family law.


  • Bachelor of Law

Law Skills
Family Law, General Litigation

Professional Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria

Claire Pulford

Corporate, Commercial and Business Law, Wills and Powers of Attorney.

“I ensure I am as readily available and contactable as possible so my clients are not left wondering what is happening with their situation.”

Claire started work at Beaumont Lawyers in 2014. She was admitted as a lawyer in 2016 in the Supreme Court of Victoria.


  • Bachelor of Law (Hons) Monash University
  • Bachelor of Art

Law Skills
Business sale and acquisition
Retail and Commercial Leasing
Employment Law
General Law and Litigation
Wills and Powers of Attorney

Estate Planning

Debit Recovery

Professional Membership
Law Institute of Victoria

Claire loves travelling, spending time with friends and family, playing with her dog, reading, good food and wine!

Renee Cellante

Property, Trusts, Estate Planning, Retirement and Aged care, Employment Law, General Litigation matters.  Lawyer

I really try to understand our clients both as people with a concern and as human beings. I work hard to balance their needs with the achievement of a good outcome so that they leave feeling satisfied.”

Renee has been with Beaumont Lawyers for approximately five years having worked both as legal support and now as a lawyer.


  • Bachelor of Law (Hons) Deakin University

Law Skills
Property, trusts, estate, retirement and aged care, employment law and general litigation matters.

Professional Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria

Renee plays sports and is active outdoors.

Kerryn Heath

Legal Secretary, Office Manager & Deeds Clerk

I make sure there is enough time to really understand the issues each person is trying to resolve, whilst also being highly attentive to the details which enables progress to occur.”

Kerryn has been in the legal industry for more than 28 years, covering many facets of the legal profession. She is currently working within the Family Law area. She manages the office and deeds registry.

Law Skills

Administration, family law process, deeds registry, secretarial support and office management.

Kerryn’s warm and friendly nature together with her great sense of humor contributes to many a smooth running day in the firm.

Naomi Hillas

Conveyancing Officer

“I ensure I keep our clients well informed throughout the process, so that it helps them to feel comfortable and safe in what can be a nerve wracking experience for both first time buyers and experienced buyers alike.”

Naomi has 15 years experience within the Legal Property field and has a real passion for this area.

Conveyancing Skills

Property Settlement


Contract of sale review

At Beaumont Lawyers we establish caring and robust relations with you and pride ourselves on both anticipating your needs and delivering against your expectations.

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