Genevieve Smit

Senior Associate

Genevieve graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) from the University of Notre Dame in late 2011.

After graduation, Genevieve volunteered at the Domestic Violence Legal Unit of Legal Aid Western Australia, before taking the position of Legal Associate to a Judge in the Family Court of Western Australia.

Genevieve was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in early 2013, after which she worked as a junior solicitor in a top-tier boutique family law firm in Perth. Genevieve was also entered onto the Roll of Practitioners at the High Court of Australia during this time.

After completing a Master of Laws (majoring in Family Law) in late 2015, Genevieve commenced work at O’Sullivan Davies in early 2016 as a solicitor. In this role, Genevieve practices in all areas of Family Law, and has a particular interest in Financial Agreements and advocacy. Genevieve is also interested and involved in cases involving international elements.

Genevieve is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, the Family Law Practitioner’s Association of Western Australia, and Women Lawyers of Western Australia, and in early 2016 Genevieve authored a paper which was published in the Family Law Review titled “Financial (dis)agreements: A critical appraisal of the Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015”.