Brendan Rothschild

Principal Solicitor

Brendan has worked in Family Law since his graduation over a decade ago. With experience ranging from Mid-tier to boutique firms, in 2018 Brendan established his own boutique firm with a focus on family law but extending to a wide variety of legal matters. Brendan enjoys spending time with his family and supports the Carlton Football Club.

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Rachmiel Travitz

Special Counsel

Rachmiel holds Law and International Studies (majoring in Arabic) degrees from Deakin University. He is currently completing an Arts Honours Thesis, in the discipline areas of Language and Middle East Studies. He can speak multiple languages including English, Hebrew, Arabic and Italian. He also enjoys calligraphy, reading and fishing.

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Alexandra Saunders


Alexandra holds an Arts/Law degree from Deakin University, majoring in Drama and Creative Writing. She is currently completing her Masters in Applied Law (Family Law) with The College of Law and has particular interest in parenting cases. She has extensive experience with young children, having operated as a Children’s Entertainer before transitioning into the Law. When she is not at work, you can find her playing video games and spending time with her feline friends while snacking on baked goods, usually something containing chocolate.

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James Hussey


James came to the law from a military career with the Army. He has extensive military court experience, which he now brings to his new career as a Family Law solicitor. James completed his law degree with Deakin University and his practical legal training with the College of Law. James enjoys spending time with his family, strategy gaming with friends and relaxing with a good book, and occasionally writing his own fiction as a hobby.


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Misha Kasinathan

Paralegal / Law Clerk

Misha Kasinathan is in her 4th  year of Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts at Monash University. Misha’s two favourtie things to do are exploring new cuisines and being in the great outdoors.

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Del Bannahaka 

Paralegal / Legal Clerk 

Del Bannahaka is in her 4th  year of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of International Studies (major in International Relations) at Deakin University. Del loves mountain biking and Hiking. She also loves new adventures and reading novels in her spare time.

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Ayisha Dhaliwal

Paralegal / Legal Clerk

Ayisha Dhaliwal is in her 5th year of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business at Victoria University. Ayisha enjoys playing sports and has an ardent interest in cooking and exploring different cuisines.

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Nezha Khan 

Paralegal / Legal Clerk

Nezha Khan is in her 4th year of Bachelor of Laws at Victoria University. She is a coffee connoisseur and enjoys dining at Melbourne’s top brunch spots. 

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Ashlee Sharma

Paralegal / Legal Clerk

Ashlee is a law graduate who has completed the PLT and is currently awaiting admission. While completing a double bachelor of Commerce and Law. Ashlee traveled the world in search of the best street food. Ashlee is interested in the Family and Criminal law fields. 

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Gabe Takac

Paralegal / Law Clerk

Gabe Takac is in his 4th year of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University.

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Stephen Joseph Fernandes

Paralegal/Office Manager

Stephen is currently in his final year of a Bachelor of Law Degree at Victorian University, and also has a Bachelor of Community and Sustainable Development. He is a qualified English Teacher, Cook and former Super League Soccer player, with a passion for History, Travel and Culture. He previously spent time living in Vietnam and speaks some Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese.


Photos by Benk