Shane Lethlean

Shane Lethlean
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Shane Lethlean
BA LLB Grad.Dip.Fam.Law
Areas of Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution/ Mediation, Licensing and Disciplinary Tribunals, Mental Health, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Commercial Law, Probate/ Wills/ TFM, Property Law, DeFacto Property, Equal Opportunity, Equity/ Trusts, Family Law/ De Facto
Additional Info
From 01/10/2009
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

Shane studied law in the Northern Territory following which
he was an Associate in the Supreme Court of the Northern territory in 1995.

Since coming to the Bar in 1998, Shane has appeared in trials in civil and criminal law but now practises principally in family law.

Shane is a nationally accredited mediator and holds mediations in family law with an emphasis on parenting matters.

Shane's practice has now broadened to encompass any cause involving family members, civil disputes, neighbourhood matters, and complex inter-personal issues.

Professional Allied Interests

Member of the Family Law Barrissters' Association
Sporting Tribunals
Australian Institute of Family Law Mediators and Arbitrators (AIFLAM)

Personal History

Born: January 1969

Secondary education: HSC Year 12 - 1986 (Xavier College)

Tertiary education:

Monash University (1987 to 1991)
BA (Latin Literature & Philosophy)
Grad Dip Fam Law

Charles Darwin University (1992 to 1994)

Admitted to Practice: 5 November 1996 (NT)

Interests and Past-times

Melbourne Football Club ('87/'88)
Motorcycling: Honda ST1100A
Ulysses Motorcycle Club
Philosophy & divinities
Appearing to listen
Wood-work & furniture-making
Northern Territory & Tasmania

Prior work history

Retail (1987 to 1989 - P/T).

Private hospital surgical theatres (1990 to 1994 - P/T):
Theatre Technician in orthopaedic, gynaecological, dental,
cosmetic & reconstructive, ophthalmological, and IVF

Forensic Pathology (1993 to 1994 - P/T):
Royal Darwin Hospital: student observer in the autopsy theatre under the tutelage
and guidance of Dr Kevin Lee (now of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine).

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory (1995 - F/T)
Judge's Associate
Owen Dixon East
+61 3 9225 8836
9600 0320
Vic, Federal, NT, Tas
0412 876 323