Ian Kennedy, AM


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Ian Kennedy

Firm Name: Kennedy Partners

Address: Level 29
459 Collins Street
Victoria 3000

Telephone: + 61 3 9618-7300

Fax: + 61 3 9618-7322

Email: ian.kennedy@kennedylaw.com.au

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Website: www.kennedypartnerslawyers.com.au


Profile: Senior Partner, Kennedy Partners, Melbourne. President, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2008 - 2010); Past Chair, Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia (2005 – 2008); Editor, "Australian Family Lawyer" (1988-); Foundation President, Family Lawyers Association of Victoria; Former Director, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators; Former Executive Member, International Bar Association Family Law Committee (2002 – 2005); Member: Family Law Sections of Law Council of Australia, Law Institute of Victoria and LawAsia and Family Law Bar Association; Associate Member: Family Law Section, New Zealand Law Society. Registered arbitrator and mediator. Lecturer, author and presenter. Appointed a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2004 Australia Day Honours List for services to the legal profession and the law, particularly within the family jurisdiction, and to continuing legal education and national and international professional organisations. Recipient of the inaugural Law Institute of Victoria President's Award for outstanding contributions by a practitioner in specialised practice which promote and advance the legal profession and benefit the community and the 2015 Law Council of Australia Presidents Medal for his outstanding contributions to the development of family law and the professional standards of those who practice in it both in the Australian and international legal communities.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Arbitration, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Collaborative Law, Divorce, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Trusts, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony