Our People

Michael Beswick, Partner
  • Michael has been practising family law for over 30 years
  • He was previously a partner in a small CBD law firm for in excess of 25 years
  • He has been an Accredited Family Law Specialist since 1989 (the year of the first intake of specialist lawyers in Victoria)
  • He is an experienced litigator and conciliator in family law and related disputes
  • He has also had experience in other areas of law including Wills, Deceased Estates, Conveyancing, Property Law, Civil Litigation and Intervention Orders
Debra Foulkes, Partner

  • Debra is an Accredited Family Law Specialist
  • Debra is experienced and highly qualified lawyer practising exclusively in the area of family law and deceased estates
  • She has a Bachelor of Law with honours from Melbourne University and a Master’s Degree in Law from Monash University
  • She has practised for 20 years in litigation matters which include the Family Court, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court and County Court jurisdictions and been involved in complex property and children’s matters
  • Debra has experience in Family Law and challenges to Wills including defending challenges to Wills in the Supreme Court of Victoria and deceased estates