Gofran Chebib is the Principal Solicitor of the firm. She has extensive experience in Family law and Criminal Law matters having acted in complex international family law property settlements, urgent ex-parte applications seeking an injunction from the Family Court to prevent the abduction of children, defending criminal charges against the Commonwealth for causing a forced marriage. She has handled over 500 Victims of Crime matters and appears regularly at the Victims of Crime Tribunal. She has built a large clientele and helped many victims receive compensation for physical and/or psychological injuries.
Gofran has appeared at the Supreme Court of Victoria, Magistrates' Court, County Court of Victoria, Family Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, and VCAT. She also has experience with mediation and conciliation conferences.
She prides herself on her excellent work ethic, attention to detail and transparent approach in all her dealings with client’s.
Gofran is an avid defender of people's rights. She is very dedicated and works hard to achieve the best possible outcome for all her client’s.
Gofran has experience working in government and the private sector and has represented clients in a wide range of cases. Gofran’s areas of expertise also include:
Gofran has volunteered at the Sunshine Youth Legal Centre and Legal Aid of Victoria and can speak Arabic fluently.
Chebib Lawyers offers a range of legal services:
"When my friends and colleagues have complex legal needs I recommend Chebib lawyers. They have never let me down."