Rebecca McGowan

Principal Lawyer & Accredited Family Law Specialist

Prior to offering her specialised service at McGowan Family Law Rebecca McGowan worked at Graham Sievers and Lee Lawyers in Essendon and Sunshine and headed the family law section of Sievers Lee Lawyers in Sunshine before working as a Senior Associate at Berry Family Law in Williamstown and Melbourne.   
She has practiced exclusively in family law since 2002. Rebecca McGowan attained a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Legal Studies and minoring in Women’s Studies) in 1999 from Latrobe University.   She then attained a Bachelor of Laws in 2002. She was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia on 31 March, 2003.

In 2017 Rebecca received the Law Institute of Victoria Specialist Family Law Accreditation. The Accreditation process is lengthy and intensive and is a significant professional achievement.

Rebecca enjoys empowering her clients to make informed decisions about the most important aspects of their lives; their children, property and financial resources.  
Having serviced thousands of family law clients, she finds the most rewarding part of her role to be her ability to empower and support her clients to make the necessary decisions to transition to a better future.  
Rebecca has a particular interest in parenting matters and is driven by the child's best interests and complex financial matters.  You can be assured that every one of Rebecca's clients receives the same level of quality service, irrespective of their net worth.   
Wherever possible,  Rebecca offers time and cost effective resolutions and her settlement rate is well above average whilst also having ample trial experience.    Rebecca believes that her communication with her clients combined with her realistic legal advice sets her apart from other family lawyers.   .