Aleena is a thoughtful and considered family lawyer who looks for areas of agreement when advising, caring for and guiding people experiencing relationship breakdown. As an Associate of the firm, she provides big picture, practical advice to her clients, working closely with both of the firms’ directors, Tony Phillips and Fiona Caulley.
Always focused on generating options and analysing problems, Aleena sees more than one way to attain an outcome for her clients. Her ability to seek common ground means she is able to help her clients to consider the options and select the best alternative based on their own circumstances and improve the quality of outcomes she achieves for them.
With a genuine passion for family law, particularly in property matters for high and moderate net wealth clients with complex property pools, where the majority of her recent experience has been, Aleena has vast experience dealing with financial settlements. She regularly assists people where there are intricate corporate structures, tax issues, self-managed super funds, and international assets involved. Aleena also has a strong interest in and considerable experience advising on parenting issues, including complex cases where there are significant risk issues, including experience in Magellan matters.
Being an instinctive and natural communicator, Aleena derives satisfaction from discussing the issues with her clients. Her genuine and accepting nature allows her to quickly gain the trust of those she assists.
Having spent her foundational years as a lawyer working in a boutique generalist firm in Northern New South Wales, Aleena has had broad experience in a number of related areas including estate litigation, estate planning, crime and domestic violence. As a result, she is able to identify related issues where they arise and take a holistic approach to issues experienced by the people she assists.
Outside of work Aleena enjoys baking, mountain trail walking, travelling and is interested in photography.
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