Professor of Law
Belinda Fehlberg is a professor of law in the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, specialising in family law. She has a particular interest in how 'law in books' is understood, applied and experienced by professionals and families. Belinda has conducted empirical research over the past 20 years on a wide range of family law issues including spousal guarantees, pre-nuptial agreements, overlapping powers of the state children's courts and family law courts, children's contact services, and links between post-separation parenting and financial arrangements. She is the lead author of Australian Family Law: The Contemporary Context (Oxford University Press, 2015).