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Gary Yan

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Gary Yan

Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist

I can't imagine where I would be without you.

Gary Yan - Partner and Accredited Family Law Specialist

Gary is an accomplished family lawyer and skilled litigator, dually qualified in Australia and the UK.

He is consistently ranked by respected legal directory Doyle’s Guide as one of Victoria’s foremost practitioners; honoured for Family and Divorce law for the past four consecutive years, and Parenting & Children’s Matters for the past three.

Gary previously worked with the Commissioner for Children in Tasmania, and abroad in the family law department of top-tier UK firm Manches LLP, now Penningtons Manches Cooper. Owing to his UK practice and experience of Asian jurisdictions, he has a specialist interest in the international elements of family law, regularly advising clients on financial and parenting matters involving other jurisdictions. His broad expertise also includes pre-nuptial agreements and same-sex relationships.

Testament to his standing in the industry, together with Gillian Coote, Gary wrote the Australian chapter of International Relocation of Children: A Global Guide. He is a mentor to young lawyers with the Asian-Australian Lawyers Association and speaks Cantonese and basic Mandarin. Gary has been a Law Institute Accredited Specialist since 2013.

 

 

Recommended - Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2020

Doyle's Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Melbourne, 2020

Recommended - Gary Yan

The 2020 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.

Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers – Victoria, 2020

Doyle's Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyers – Victoria, 2020

Recommended - Gary Yan

The 2020 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.

Law Institute of Victoria - Accredited Family Law Specialists

 

 

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