Bianca Martin

bianca@acitylawfirm.com

Solicitor (Western Australia)

Bianca practiced as a solicitor in Western Australia for the family division of a large international Law Practice, handling divorce, child and family asset matters. Her experience includes asset division negotiation, assisting on negotiation for child contact and maintenance, and representing clients in complex divorce hearings. Bianca has successfully assisted in the enforcement of Family Court Orders to obtain payments and retain family properties in the Family Court. She also has experience in unmarried cohabitation disputes and complex litigation matters of this nature. Clients have expressed appreciation for Bianca’s clear and informed explanations and supportive approach. She is methodical, proactive and is always willing to assist other solicitors and clients to gain their objectives.

Bianca worked at A City Law Firm in 2014, as a paralegal, before taking on this permanent position. She also undertook an Internship with Toynbee Hall’s Free Legal Advice Centre in London giving her extensive experience in conducting client interviews and dealing with challenging client circumstances.

Bianca completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Western Australia, and Practical Legal Training (LPC equivalent) with the College of Law in Western Australia. Having also successfully studied Sharia law at University, Bianca has a keen interest in the intersection of Sharia Law and the common law, and she is able to give an understanding to a number of cross-cultural issues and inheritance rules. This is a proven speciality assisting our Middle Eastern clients and understanding cross-jurisdictional disputes and family cases.

Bianca’s previous work experience includes running government-funded arts projects, where she sat on a number of Management Boards as both an artist and legal representative. Her experience in the creative industries gives her a great skill base and understanding of working with ‘creatives’ and start-up ventures.

Bianca is a qualified solicitor in Western Australia and she is currently studying to cross-qualify in the jurisdiction of England and Wales at the end of 2015. She oversees our Client Management Team and handles a varied caseload of family and commercial matters.