Taussig Cherrie Fildes
530 Lonsdale Street
Experienced accredited family law specialist in Australia, providing practical and commercially sound direction to clients in all areas of family law. Special interest and expertise in international family law and a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (serving as counsel 2018/2019 and governor 2020/2021), member of the IAFL communication with fellows committee and international relocation of children committee. Recommended leading children’s and parenting matters lawyer (Doyle’s Guide, Vic, 2019 to 2021). Has expertise in all aspects of family law including parenting, property and financial matters and has worked extensively in the field of international family law, jurisdictional disputes, child abduction proceedings, international relocation and parenting cases, international child support and maintenance issues and cross-national property matters. Has written and co-authored papers on international family law issues including presented at IAFL meetings and the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights. Undertook cross-border mediation training in Japan with a focus on Japanese-Australian family disputes and child abduction cases in 2015 and continues to be actively involved in an initiative to support the mediation of such disputes.
Languages Spoken: English
Practice Areas: Appeals, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Insolvency, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Taxation, Finance: Trusts, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony