Alexandra Monteiro Willcock


Alex works exclusively in the area of family law.  She focuses on all aspects of family law including:

Alex is an experienced and skilled advocate for her clients. Having worked in South Africa as a senior barrister for 20 years, she is an eminent family lawyer who represents her clients with confidence, passion, and integrity.

Alex has been successful in many matters that involve international relocations, child abductions, and Hague Convention applications.

She is knowledgeable in complex property and spousal maintenance matters, including matters of inheritance and overseas property and is passionate about the protection of childrens' best interests.

Alex has significant experience representing clients in family violence matters, including defending Apprehended Domestic Violence applications.

For clients wishing to engage a lawyer who provides collaborative law services (out of court settlement processes in a collaborative manner), Alex is a member of the Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals.


  • Portuguese: fluent, written and spoken
  • French: conversational

Memberships/Volunteer Positions

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Australian Association of Collaborative Professionals

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Recent articles by Alexandra

Relocating with children after separation

Relocating with children after separation

It's not unusual for a parent to relocate after separation and wishes to take the children with them. There are options, if agreement cannot be reached about child relocation.
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