Debbie Dunbar - a Wellington Central, ACT Lawyer

Morrison Kent

(04) 495-9940
(04) 472-7017


Debbie is a family law expert, and leads Morrison Kent’s family team. Her particular areas of expertise are separation matters, relationship property (including asset protection) and contested estates.

Debbie is focused on client needs and achieving the best possible outcomes for them in a cost effective and timely manner. She will explain the law and legal processes in plain language and consider practical solutions tailored to your specific needs.


Debbie has in depth experience across all aspects of family law – including challenging Wills and estates, separation, relationship property, asset protection, financial support, parenting, adoption, surrogacy and incapacity. Debbie is focused on helping clients to resolve matters outside of court, using alternative dispute resolution procedures where possible. Where court is necessary, Debbie has the expertise to effectively represent and guide you through that process.Debbie has specialised in family law throughout her career, having developed extensive knowledge in that area.  While Debbie has experience in dealing with all family law areas she has a focus on separation and relationship property as well as contested estate matters. 

Debbie joined Morrison Kent in July 2016 and prior to that had practised primarily in Wellington.  Debbie is a member of the Family Law Section.

Debbie has many years' experience in representing clients in various Family Court matters.  She is focused on clients' needs and achieving the best possible outcomes for them in a cost effective and timely manner.  The aim is to help clients reach agreement outside of the Court system, however if litigation is required Debbie has the experience to represent and guide clients through that process.

Debbie’s approach to working with clients is to keep them well informed and up to date with what is happening in clear and simple language.

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