Chelleste Blackburn

Paralegal & JP

Professional Biography

Chelleste is currently working as a Paralegal at Coutts Solicitors and Conveyancers whilst studying a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts at Deakin University.

Chelleste aspires to work as a practicing lawyer in the area of Family and Criminal.

Chelleste’s responsibility is to provide assistance to Coutts’ family and criminal lawyers. On a daily basis, Chelleste is responsible for:

  • Drafting letters of advice to clients in Family Law matters;
  • Drafting Initiating Applications and Notice of Risk in Family Law matters;
  • Drafting Application for Consent Orders and Proposed Orders by Consent;
  • Drafting Affidavits in a range of Family Law matters;
  • Filing court documents in Family Law matters;
  • Drafting letters of offer in Family Law matters;
  • Drafting letters of advice in a variety of Family Law matters;
  • Preparing briefs for Counsel;
  • Preparing observations of brief to Counsel;
  • Drafting criminal representations; and
  • Drafting both standard and complex Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships for a range of clientele.
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Professional Qualifications
  • Studying a Bachelor of Laws, at Deakin University;
  • Studying a Bachelor of Arts, at Deakin University; and
  • Justice of the Peace.
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Areas of Practice
  • Family Law; and
  • Criminal Law.
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