Chiara Tornese
Senior Associate


Chiara Tornese graduated from La Trobe University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts.  Chiara joined Perry Weston Lawyers in 2004 and undertook her Articles of Clerkship with Michael Weston.  Chiara was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia in February 2006.

Chiara practises exclusively in family law and is able to assist with:

  • applications for divorce
  • parenting matters
  • property matters arising from the breakdown of marriages and de facto relationships
  • child support matters
  • international family law disputes
  • family violence and Intervention Order proceedings

Chiara has a particular interest in preparing and giving advice in relation to Binding Financial Agreements and Child Support Agreements.

Chiara’s clients benefit from her advice and experience in resolving matters without litigation, where possible and appropriate.  Chiara adopts a wholistic, pragmatic and empathetic approach to advising her clients and focusses on securing outcomes for her clients that assist them to move forward with certainty and confidence.

Away from the office, Chiara is a long-suffering Essendon supporter.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and managing her children’s various sporting teams!

Call Perry Weston Lawyers today on 03 9877 1744.