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Chimene Vaughan
Associate | Family Law

Chimene Vaughan


Chimène, Family Lawyer, has significant experience in the private sector with a special interest in family law issues in Melbourne. She can see you in either our Melbourne office or our Mount Waverley office.  Chimène’s services include:

  • Property settlements;
  • Parenting/children’s matters;
  • Spousal maintenance;
  • Divorce;
  • Child support;
  • Financial agreements including pre and post nuptial agreements;
  • De facto relationships.

She is also an experienced advocate, regularly appearing for her clients in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

About Chimène

During Chimène’s studies she worked as a carer for people with disabilities and continues to support people in the community in her spare time. She also enjoys spending time with her two dogs, going to the gym, and travelling as much as possible.  Coming from a French speaking family, Chimène speaks fluent French.


  • Bachelor of Laws – Deakin University
  • Bachelor of Commerce – Deakin University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice – College of Law


  • Supreme Court of Victoria – 2015

Memberships and Committees

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Law Institute of Victoria - Junior Family Lawyers Working Group
  • Southern Solicitors’ Group

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