Director / Family Lawyer / Mediator
Alyson is a Director and Family Lawyer at Resolve Conflict. She commenced working at Resolve Conflict as a paralegal in 2010 while she completed her Masters of Law (Juris Doctor) at Monash University. During her law degree Alyson was selected to compete as one of two representatives of Monash University in the International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, where her team won the award for Best Mediation Strategy out of 66 International Universities. Alyson graduated with Honours in October 2015 and continued working at Resolve Conflict as a Graduate Lawyer.
Upon completing her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law, Alyson was admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of Victoria and is a Senior Associate Lawyer of the firm. Alyson understands that divorce and separation can be an emotionally difficult and an uncertain time and works closely with her clients to best advocate for their rights and interests. Alyson practices in parenting matters, child protection, general children's matters, complex property matters, surrogacy, prenuptial and relationship agreements and Intervention Order proceedings.
Alyson is a skilled negotiator and an experienced litigator and is able to guide her clients through the family court system with skill, empathy and compassion. Alyson is also a Nationally Accredited Mediator and a collaboratively trained lawyer and while she is an experienced litigator and advocates zealously for her clients interests at Court, in many cases she is able to support clients to reach settlement without the need for Court intervention.