Framy Anne Browne is the lead partner of Lavan's Family Law team and provides family law advice. Framy has had extensive experience with matters of considerable commercial and factual complexity, including matters involving complex financial arrangements, overseas interests, partnerships, superannuation, companies and trusts.
Framy also has extensive experience in child related matters and has represented clients living in Australia and overseas in matters involving international law and relocation.
Framy has represented clients in matters involving international proceedings in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Asia.
Prior to joining Lavan, Framy was a partner at Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyers where she worked for six years. Prior to making the move to Perth in 2009, Framy was at Watts McCray Family Lawyers in Sydney.
Framy has been recognised by the Doyle’s Guide for Australian Best Lawyers, in the 2015 and 2016 listing of Rising Stars in Australian Family Law and recognised in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 Doyle’s Guide Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Western Australia and Leading Family Lawyers (High Value & Complex Property Matters) – Western Australia in 2020.
Divorce and separation
Finalising family law settlements
Property settlements and financial agreements
Parenting matters including arrangements for children and relocation matters
De facto and same sex matters
Master of Applied Law (Family Law)
College of Law (2014)
Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Macquarie University (2004)
High Court of Australia (2010)
Doyles Guide Leading Lawyer WA (Family & Divorce Law) 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Doyle's Guide Recommended Family Lawyer WA (High Value & Complex Property Matters) 2020, 2021, 2022
Doyles Guide Recommended Lawyer WA (Family & Divorce Law) 2018
Doyle’s Guide Rising Stars WA (Family Law) 2015, 2016
Australian Philippines Business Council (APBC) - Director
Charlies Research Foundation - Board Director
Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia - Former Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Executive Council (2013, 2014, 2015)
Family Law Practitioner's Association of Western Australia - Former Ordinary Council Member
Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia