Julia Higgins graduated from the University of Tasmania with a combined degree of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws in 2001. Julia has been an integral part of the Family Law Team at Bishops since August 2002. Julia specialises in all the areas of Family Law (Children and Financial matters) as well as appearing in the Child Protection Jurisdiction. Julia regularly appears as Counsel in trials. Julia is also an Independent Children’s Lawyer in the Family Law Courts and Separate Representative (Child Protection matters). Julia is a highly recommended family lawyer in Northern Tasmania. She has a small criminal practice and appears on a regular basis in the Magistrates Court.
Julia is a committee member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Tasmania. She is currently vice chair of the Launceston Women’s Shelter. In the past, she has been the Northern Representative on the Law Council of Tasmania, and was for many years President of the Northern Young Lawyers Committee. J
Julia is passionate about her role in the Family Law team at Bishops and is focussed on delivering a high quality service to all clients. Julia is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional who understands that every client has a unique set of circumstances which require individual consideration and advice.