Anita was admitted to practice as a lawyer by the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2004. She joined Schembri & Co Lawyers in 2016 following 12 years as the senior Family Violence duty lawyer for a Community Legal Centre.
As a result of her extensive legal background in family violence matters, she heads our Victims of Crime Assistance department as well as manages clients in various other legal matters and regularly appears in Courts across metropolitan Victoria.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Family Law including divorce, property and and children’s matters involving family violence and child protection issues.
- Criminal defence
- Intervention Orders and breaches of Intervention Orders
- Compensation claims for victims of sexual abuse and other crimes
- Wills and Estates and Guardianship Applications
Anita is a Victoria Legal Aid approved panel certifier for Summary Crime and Family Violence matters.