Mary-Clare Kennedy

Areas of Expertise

Family Law



Child Support

Child abduction

Mediation & Arbitration

Independent Children's Lawyer


Mary-Clare Kennedy was admitted to practice as a solicitor in December 1994, she practiced exclusively in family law matters prior to coming to the Bar in November 2009.

Mary-Clare was an accredited family law practitioner and specializes in parenting and property matters.

Mary-Clare runs cases at first instance in both the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia as well as Appeals before the Full Court of the Family Court.

She has experience and success in matter such as relocation, spouse maintenance, property settlement, Hague convention matters and all types of parenting matters.

Mary-Clare was recently named by the Doyle’s Guide as one of the recommended Family & Divorce Law Junior Counsel in Australia.

Mary-Clare Kennedy