Full Name: Amanda Pearson
Phone: +61 3 9225 7587
Fax: 9600 0320
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0221
Date of Admission: 7 Apr 1999
Called to the Bar: 18 Nov 2010
Qualifications: BA; LLB (Hons)


Amanda has extensive experience in family law, equity and commercial law.  She regularly appears in both the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia, on circuit and interstate. She also appears in the Victorian State Courts including the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Amanda was a former member of the Victorian Bar Committee - Student Engagement in 2016  and 2017.

Amanda currently teaches the "Advanced Issues in Property, Maintenance and Child Support" component of the College of Law Australia Masters of Family Law Program (and has been a lecturer of this Program since 2015).

Prior to signing the Bar Roll, Amanda worked as an in house counsel at one of Australia’s premier financial institutions as well as at a leading insurer; providing advice in relation to general commercial law, complex regulatory matters, consumer protection, contractual disputes and trust matters.

Amanda previously worked as a solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.  


Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

Equity & Trusts

  • Family Provision
  • Real Property
  • Wills & Probate

Family Law

  • Care & Protection
  • Child Disputes
  • Family Provision
  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes
From 2 Dec 2010, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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