Special Counsel

Lana Davey

Lana Davey

Special Counsel


Legal secretary: Emily Raggatt

+61 3 8600 8864


Lana is a Special Counsel in our Family Law Team having practiced exclusively in family and relationship law since 2005.

While Lana’s expertise extends to all facets of family and relationship law, she has a particular interest in financial and property related matters having initially come from a commercial background. Lana has represented a large number of high-net-worth individuals and entities involving complex corporate structures and third party interests. Lana is also experienced in negotiating and drawing financial agreements (pre, during and post relationship) and conducting relocation cases at both an interstate and international level.

Lana’s clients benefit from her comprehensive knowledge of the law, her pragmatic advice, her direct approach, and her empathetic and understanding disposition. Lana is also experienced in conducting litigation and her ultimate objective is to assist her clients in achieving an overall resolution in the most expeditious and cost effective manner possible, while meeting the client’s overall personal and commercial objectives.

Areas of practice

Family law

  • Adult child maintenance
  • Asset protection
  • Child support disputes
  • Child Support Agreements
  • Children's and 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

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

Admitted to practice

  • September 2004 — Supreme Court of Victoria