Profile

Full Name: R Deborah Wiener
Email: debw@vicbar.com.au
Phone: +61 3 9225 7076
Fax: 9600 1843
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: N/A
Date of Admission: 1 Mar 1979
Called to the Bar: 24 Nov 1983
Accredited as Mediator: 28 Nov 1993
Qualifications: LLB (Melb), LLM (Monash)

Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Hebrew

Profile

Deborah  graduated from Melbourne University and complted a Masters of Law at Monash. She practices in the area of Family Law in the Federal Circuit and Family Courts in all areas but with an emphasis on children’s matters. She has appeared in many Magellan cases for parties as well as  for the ICL.

She is a  nationally accredited  mediator and has also appeared in many intervention orders  and stalking cases and has published widely and spoken at conferences  in that area.

Outside of the Bar she was  Chair of the now closed  Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence and has written many articles, spoken at conferences  and been on radio in relation to issues of Family Violence. She is also a member of UnchainMyHeart which is a support and educative group in relation to gett (Jewish divorce) refusal.

She is now on the Board of ToBeLoved which educates about the impact of divorce and conflict on children. 

She was recently appointed to the southern metropolitan region of the Regional advisory Council of the Victorian Multicultural Commission and is on a government advisory committee regarding the identification  of now deceased victims of sexual assault/abuse. 

Outside of the law she likes to travel and learn languages. 

 

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Criminal Law

  • Intervention Orders

Family Law

Also Entitled to Practice in

  • All Australian States and Jurisdictions


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