Secretary – Jean Alim

Jean Alim is a Partner and a NSW Accredited Specialist in Family Law. Jean
commenced with Marsdens in 2007 and focuses predominantly in Family

Jean was admitted as a Solicitor by the Supreme Court of NSW in 2006, she
has a Bachelor in Legal and Justice Studies with a Major in Social Studies and
a Bachelor of Laws.

Jean has extensive knowledge in dealing with complex property and
parenting matters. Jean has gained valuable experience dealing with matters
involving defacto relationships, same sex couples, child support, spousal
maintenance and Binding Financial Agreements.

Jean is a mother of four children and appreciates the emotional difficulties a
person faces when dealing with a family law matter. Jean is very aware how
difficult and stressful this period can be and that’s why Jean will always
strive to achieve the best results possible for her clients, in a cost effective,
professional and efficient manner.

Jean is of the view that going to court is not always the answer and that
there are great benefits in achieving a settlement through negotiation.
Therefore with suitable matters, attempts to negotiate settlements will
always be the first step taken. Unfortunately at times court proceedings are
necessary and Jean is quite confident and experienced in representing
clients by appearing at the Local Court, Federal Circuit Court and Family

Jean is also involved in various organisations such as Benevolent Society and
is on the board of the Liverpool Women’s Health Centre, where she provides
free legal advice. Jean is also on the board of the Liverpool Chamber of

Jean is passionate about her work and devoted to help her client achieve a
just and reasonable outcome.