Framy Anne Browne
Partner

Framy Anne Browne
Partner

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.

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6618
Mobile  0466 831 456
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
framy.browne@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Binding Financial Agreement
Child Support
Children and Parenting
De Facto Relationship
Divorce
Family Court of Western Australia
Family Law
Family Law Act 1975
Private Clients
Property Settlement
Relocation Issues and Cross-Jurisdictional Matters
Spousal Maintenance
Wills and Estates

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Divorce and separation
Finalising family law settlements
Property settlements and financial agreements
Parenting matters including arrangements for children and relocation matters
Child support
Spouse maintenance
De facto and same sex matters
Mediation


EDUCATION

Master of Applied Law (Family Law)
College of Law (2014)

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Macquarie University (2004)


ADMISSIONS

High Court of Australia (2010)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2009)

Supreme Court of New South Wales (2005)


RECOGNITION

Doyles Guide Leading Lawyer WA (Family & Divorce Law) 2019, 2020

Doyle's Guide Leading Family Lawyers WA (High Value & Complex Property Matters) 2020

Doyles Guide Recommended Lawyer WA (Family & Divorce Law) 2018

Doyle’s Guide Rising Stars WA (Family Law) 2015, 2016


MEMBERSHIPS

Charlies Research Foundation (Board Member)

Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia - Current Assistant Secretary/Treasurer (2013, 2014, 2015)

Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

Law Society of Western Australia

Women Lawyers WA


PUBLICATIONS
20 April 2020
07 April 2020
20 March 2020

Blog Posts
15 May 2019
16 March 2018
13 April 2018