Barrister Inger Blackford

Contact Details

Trinity Chambers

Level 3, 53 Fort St
New Zealand


Admitted to the New Zealand bar in 1994, Inger is a specialist family law barrister based in Trinity Chambers in Auckland. A member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and past Chair of the Family Law & Family Rights Section of LAWASIA; currently the New Zealand representative for the Family Law & Family Rights Section of LAWASIA (since 2005). A past member of the International Family Law Issues Standing Committee for the Family Law Section (New Zealand Law Society) and past convener for the committee. Inger is a Hague Convention on International Child Abduction and the international recovery of maintenance specialist and receives instructions from the New Zealand Central Authority in relation to such matters. Inger’s practice focuses predominantly on Hague Convention matters, international parenting disputes and relationship/matrimonial property. Inger also specialises in child support/spousal maintenance and estate litigation.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Adoption, Appeals, Child Care/Public Law, 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: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Trusts, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, 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, Surrogacy

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