Dr Juliet Behrens

Burley Griffin Chambers


Dr Juliet Behrens is a nationally-recognised expert in family law. Between 1991 and 2010 she was a legal academic at the Australian National University. She has authored many family law publications, including as co-author of Australian Family Law: The Contemporary Context (Oxford University Press). Juliet practised as a solicitor from 2009-2016, specialising in family law, including family law litigation. She was admitted to the Bar in 2017 and is an accredited mediator under the NMAS. She is a member of the Dispute Resolution Panel of Legal Aid (ACT) and a Professional Member of the Resolution Institute. She is also a member of the Family Law Committees of the ABA and ACT Bar Association.  She has completed the Independent Children Lawyers’ Training and accepts briefs from ICLs. Juliet specialises in family law (parenting and property) disputes, both as an advocate and as a mediator. She and Chris have three adult children, a labrador, and a very spoilt pug!

Contact Details

Phone: (02) 6230 6912
Email: jbehrens@bgchambers.com.au

Admitted at the Bar: 2017

Practice Areas

Family provision

Care and protection
Parenting orders