Danie Mellas
Danie Mellas Family Lawyer

Danie Mellas

Lawyer

  • Areas of Law Family Law , Divorce , Property , Parenting , Financial Agreements , Child Support
  • Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
    Bachelor of Laws
  • Languages
    • Greek

Danie is a lawyer in Aitken Partners’ Family Law team. Danie covers a range of matters in relation to parenting and property. Danie has a focus on reaching an outcome between the parties, including using alternate methods besides Court (such as mediation). Danie attempts to resolve matters in a cost-effective manner.

She can assist with:

  • Property and Financial matters, including high-net-worth matters dealing with Family and Unit Trusts and Propriety Limited Companies.
  • Property and Financial matters involving large tax implications, including CGT and ATO related issues.
  • Advising and preparing Binding Financial Agreements and Application for Consent Orders.
  • Advising and preparing Spousal Maintenance Applications.
  • Parenting matters, including Child Support Agreements.
  • Superannuation Agreements.
  • Divorce Applications.
Recent Experience
  • Acting on behalf of a third-party in the proceeding in relation to loan agreements, which were not included in the matrimonial property pool.
  • Acting and instructing in a range of complex property matters which involve multiple corporate entities, family trusts and family-related businesses.
  • Preparing advice in relation to complex parenting matters, including shared parenting arrangements and child support agreements.
Relaxation
  • Painting
  • Gym
  • Watching Richmond FC
Special Mentions
  • Danie was featured in the Australian Legal Review (November 2019) with her father, prominent Family Law Barrister, Jim Mellas.