Framy Anne Browne

Framy Anne Browne

Framy Anne Browne is the lead partner of Lavan's Family Law team and provides family law advice. Framy has had extensive experience with matters of considerable commercial and factual complexity, including matters involving complex financial arrangements, overseas interests, partnerships, superannuation, companies and trusts.

Framy also has extensive experience in child related matters and has represented clients living in Australia and overseas in matters involving international law and relocation.

Framy has represented clients in matters involving international proceedings in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Asia. 

Framy holds a Masters of Applied Law (Family Law). 

Prior to joining Lavan, Framy was a partner at Paterson & Dowding Family Lawyers where she worked for six years. Prior to making the move to Perth in 2009, Framy was at Watts McCray Family Lawyers in Sydney.

Framy has been recognised by the Doyle’s Guide for Australian Best Lawyers, in the 2015 and 2016 listing of Rising Stars in Australian Family Law and recognised in the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Doyle’s Guide Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers – Western Australia and Leading Family Lawyers (High Value & Complex Property Matters) – Western Australia in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Direct  +61 8 9288 6618
Mobile  +61 466 831 456
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001

Binding Financial Agreements
Child Support
Children & Parenting
De Facto Relationship
Family Court of Western Australia
Family Law
Family Law Act 1975
Private Clients
Property Settlement
Relocation Issues & Cross-Jurisdictional Matters
Spousal Maintenance
Wills & Estates


Divorce and separation
Finalising family law settlements
Property settlements and financial agreements
Parenting matters including arrangements for children and relocation matters
Child support
Spouse maintenance
De facto and same sex matters


Master of Applied Law (Family Law)
College of Law (2014)

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts
Macquarie University (2004)


High Court of Australia (2010)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2009)

Supreme Court of New South Wales (2005)


Doyles Guide Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer WA  2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Doyles Guide Recommended Family & Divorce Lawyer WA 2018, 2023, 2024

Doyle's Guide Recommended High Value & Complex Property Matters Lawyer WA 2020, 2021, 2022


Australian Philippines Business Council (APBC) - Director

Charlies Research Foundation - Board Director

Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia - Former Assistant Secretary/Treasurer  Executive Council (2013, 2014, 2015)

Family Law Practitioner's Association of Western Australia  - Former Ordinary Council Member

Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

Law Society of Western Australia

Women Lawyers WA

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