Lewis Chatten

Legal Assistant

Lewis’s legal career started in England in 2017, when he started working as a clerk to District and Circuit Judges in Coventry. During his studies Lewis began volunteering with a child abduction charity, which assisted parents left behind as a result of international parental child abduction. Through his volunteering, Lewis identified his passion for family law. After completing this law degree and post-graduate certificate in Legal Practice Lewis moved to private practice and began training as a solicitor at a local high street firm. During his training, Lewis worked in family law, criminal law, and residential conveyancing before being admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2021. After qualifying, Lewis specialised in family law, with a particular focus on private children disputes between parents, child protection matters, and domestic abuse. Lewis also provided advice in international children’s matters involving Hague and Non-Hague Convention countries. With a strong educational background in legal studies and a keen interest in supporting families through challenging times, Lewis is committed to providing invaluable assistance to clients.

Lewis moved to Australia in 2023 and joined Australian Family Lawyers in November 2023. Lewis provides support to the family law team and is passionate about assisting clients to achieve a positive outcome by ensuring that clients feel fully supported throughout their matter. Lewis brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach to his role. Lewis’ role as a legal assistant extends beyond administrative tasks; Lewis serves as a trusted liaison between clients and legal professionals, ensuring clear communication and understanding throughout the legal process. Lewis is deeply committed to fostering an empathetic environment for clients, guiding them through each step of their legal journey with patience and understanding. Through his diverse global experience and unwavering commitment to the legal profession, Lewis continues to make a positive impact for clients at Australian Family Lawyers.

Outside of his professional endeavours and in his spare time, Lewis likes to travel to all corners of the globe and is a self-proclaimed escape room connoisseur.

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