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Elizabeth Bedford


Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Masters of Law (B.A. (Hons); L.L.B. (Hons); L.L.M.)
Office. Sydney
ph. (02) 9283 5877
e. ebedford@wattsmccray.com.au

Elizabeth undertakes broad range of family law files, including complex financial matters and parenting disputes including interstate and international relocation, child abduction and cases involving serious allegations of violence and abuse. She is also experienced in maintenance and child support matters.

She appears in Court regularly as a Solicitor Advocate, including as an Independent Children’s Lawyer.

Elizabeth’s approach is pragmatic, empathetic and tenacious. She displays keen attention to detail and is strategic in running matters. Her ability to communicate effectively with clients and practitioners alike ensures that she achieves the best results possible for her clients.

She has an aptitude for grasping complex, sensitive and fiercely contested issues and works hard to achieve creative and effective outcomes.

Elizabeth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2003, studying in both Sydney and Calgary. Upon admission, she worked at a specialist family law firm.

During 2007 and 2008, Elizabeth worked for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Republic of Kiribati as a Child Justice specialist.

In 2009, Elizabeth returned to Sydney to practise family law and was appointed to the Independent Children Lawyer’s Panel.

In 2013, Elizabeth completed her Masters of Law at the University of New South Wales and was named on the Dean’s List for academic excellence.

Elizabeth was appointed a Partner of Watts McCray in 2016.

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