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

The breakdown of a relationship can be a very difficult and confusing time. Our personal and sensitive approach regarding Family Law matters mean you are fully informed regarding your legal rights, options and obligations throughout the process.

Our comprehensive advice covers a range of issues:

    • Property/Financial Settlements
    • Children’s Matters
    • De Facto Matters
    • Divorce
    • Intervention Orders
    • Spousal maintenance
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 mind.

    • 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

David has over 30 years experience in the legal profession with expertise in the Family Law area.  With his vast experience and knowledge, he will provide practical and sound legal advice.

Education

  • Bachelor of Law

Law Skills

  • Property and Financial Settlements
  • Children’s Matters
  • De Facto Partnerships
  • Divorce
  • Intervention Orders
  • General Litigation

Professional Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria
PEXA

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emaildhume@beaumontlawyers.com.au

Claire Andrews

Property / Commercial and Business Law

Claire commenced work at Beaumont Lawyers in 2014.  She will assist you to make the right decisions to protect both you and your business, utilising her extensive expertise in a wide range of business and financial activities.

Education

  • Bachelor of Law (Hons
  • Bachelor of Arts

Law Skills

  • Corporate and Company Law
  • Business Structure Addvice
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Business Sales and Acquisition
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Retail and Commercial Leasing
  • Trusts
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Loan Documents and Solicitors Certificates
  • Employment Law
  • Property Law
  • Aged Care Advice
  • Debt Recovery

Professional Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria
PEXA

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailcandrews@beaumontlawyers.com.au

Renee Cellante

Administration of Estates / Wills and Powers of Attorney / General Litigation

Renee has been with Beaumont Lawyers since 2012.  You can be assured she will provide tailored solutions for her clients, working with other qualified advisers, to achieve the best outcome in a professional, supportive and compassionate manner.

Education

  • Bachelor of Law (Hons

Law Skills

  • Administration of Estates
  • Grant of Probate
  • Letters of Administration
  • Testator’s Family Maintenance Claims
  • Specialised Grants
  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • General Litigation

Professional Memberships
Law Institute of Victoria
PEXA

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailrcellante@beaumontlawyers.com.au

 

Kerryn Heath

Legal Secretary / Office Manager / Deeds Clerk

Kerryn has been in the legal industry for more than 30 years, covering many facets of the legal profession. She provides competent legal support to the firm’s Solicitors whilst managing the office and deeds registry.

Administration Skills

  • Administration
  • Family Law Process
  • Deeds Registry
  • Legal Secretarial Support
  • Office Management

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailkheath@beaumontlawyers.com.au

Naomi Hillas

Conveyancer

Naomi has over 15 years experience in the Conveyancing industry.  She will provide timely conveyancing advice and assistance to facilitate a smooth and hassle-free experience throughout your property transaction. 

Conveyancing Skills

  • Property Sale
  • Preparation of Section 32 Statements and Contracts of Sale
  • Property Purchase
  • Contract of Sale Review
  • Off-the-Plan Developments
  • Property Subdivision
  • Lost Title Applications
  • Adverse Possession
  • Application as Surviving Proprietor
  • Spousal Transfers
  • Change in Title Holding

Professional Memberships
PEXA
SPEAR

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailnhillas@beaumontlawyers.com.au

Taylah Jackson

Receptionist / Legal Secretary

Taylah is our friendly Receptionist and she also provides competent legal support to the firm’s Solicitors.  She will efficiently manage your enquiries so they are handled in a timely manner.   

Administration Skills

  • Reception and Administration
  • Deceased Estates process
  • Legal Secretarial Support
  • Archiving

Professional Memberships
PEXA

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailtjackson@beaumontlawyers.com.au

Karen Knaus

Accounts Manager / Receptionist

Karen has extensive accounts management experience in various professional service industries.  She has substantial knowledge of trust accounts and their compliant administration.  She provides a welcoming manner to all clients and ensures that all client account enquiries are managed efficiently.

Skills

  • Trust Account Administration
  • Account Management
  • Invoice Administration
  • Reception

Tel(03) 9726 9822
Fax: (03) 9727 1376
Emailkknaus@thebeaumontgroup.com.au