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Charlotte Geddes

Charlotte Geddes

Partner and Accredited Specialist in Family Law

I trust you and what steps to take.  Thank you!

Charlotte Geddes - Partner and Accredited Specialist in Family Law

Charlotte began her career in personal injury litigation, cultivating a systematic understanding of the legal process and a tenacious, courageous approach to litigation.

She is dogged in pursuit of successful outcomes for her clients.

Charlotte graduated from Melbourne University in 2011. She worked in personal injuries before joining Coote Family Lawyers in 2014 and is a Law Institute Accredited Specialist in Family Law.

Considerate yet pragmatic, Charlotte continually strives for efficient, commercial results. She is gracious in manner but ferocious in method. Charlotte is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria.


Read what our clients have to say

You have done a brilliant job for me. Many thanks indeed. You helped me through this very tough time, more than you think.

Many thanks for your assistance. You and Harry have been AMAZING to say the least.

I so appreciate your work with me on this. You are amazing!

Thanks again for holding my hand through all this and thank you for putting so much time and energy into my matter.

You have been a great support and I appreciate all you have done to have this resolved.

Dear Gill, Charlotte, Geoff, Stephanie and Eliza

Thank you for agreeing to represent me at 5 minutes before midnight.

Thank you for managing the situation with such care and professionalism.

My life since this was settled has taken on a lightness that I have not experienced in a while.

It’s time for me to get fit and make a real contribution.

I look forward to catching up socially one day. We have settled in xxx for the time being which has been terrific with the kids. Life is wonderful.

Thank you for encouraging me to secure a home in xxx. This has been a positive outcome for all of us

Thank you for your responsiveness and supporting me to get ready to do this.



Recommended Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2022 

Doyle's Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2022

Recommended - Charlotte Geddes 

The 2022 listing of leading Melbourne Family & Divorce Lawyers details solicitors practising within the areas of family law, matrimonial, parenting, property and spousal maintenance matters in the Victorian legal market who have been identified by their peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.



Recommended Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers – Victoria, 2022 

Doyle's Leading Parenting & Children's Matters Lawyer - Victoria 2022

Recommended - Charlotte Geddes 

The 2022 listing of leading Victorian Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers details individuals who have been specifically highlighted for their expertise, abilities and experience in complex parenting/child custody issues and disputes. These rankings also include individuals with experience acting as an independent Children’s Lawyer in relation to matters that may include, but are not limited to, family violence, physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children. Individuals included in our broader Family Law rankings may also possess significant skill with respect to parenting matters however have not been identified for such.


Doyle's Guide - Rising Star Family Lawyer, Melbourne 2021

Family Law Rising Stars – Victoria, 2021

Charlotte Geddes

The 2021 listing of Victorian Family Law Rising Stars details individuals practising across Family, Divorce, Parenting and Matrimonial matters within the Victorian legal market who, while not included in our Leading Family or Parenting Lawyer Rankings have been specifically noted as being a “Rising Star” within the aforementioned areas. Often these individuals, while still operating at an extremely high level of professionalism and ability, may well be more affordable than many of the individuals listed in our our Leading Family Lawyer rankings.


Law Institute of Victoria - Accredited Family Law Specialists  



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