Special Counsel

Clementina Maione

Clementina is a leading senior family lawyer determined to settle matters, whether, complex or simple for her clients by advising them on the onset of their journey ahead. She continues to demonstrate extensive experience as a qualified and compassionate family lawyer, coupled with experience in various senior roles in both the accounting and legal fields spanning 30 years.

Clementina takes responsibility beyond just legal advice and considers her role more holistically, being empathetic to her client’s needs, while always advocating strongly and confidently for the best outcomes for her client’s own unique family law matter.

She supports her clients to act strategically so as to reduce the negative impact on them and their families whether their matter is a litigious one or not.


Clementina’s expertise includes:

  • Highly experienced in family law, dealing with a range of family law matters.
  • Nationally Accredited Mediator.
  • Provide practical family law advice to clients from diverse cultural backgrounds, specialising in their family law issue.
  • Maintaining an empathetic and understanding approach, whilst upholding fairness based on the law.
  • Ability to analyse complex property matters, applying legislation and exercising independent judgement for the benefit of the client and their property matter.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Proven ability to tactfully deal with sensitive matters.
  • Consult with external professionals, service providers and community organisations including psychologists and welfare authorities to deliver a seamless argument before the Court, if necessary.

Professional Memberships / Accreditation & Activities

  • Member of the Family Law Section of the Australian Law Council
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria





John Mazzotta