Our Team

Kerr Fels is a boutique law firm practicing exclusively in family and divorce law.  We are recognised as leading lawyers delivering exceptional service. Our philosophy is to provide client focused, cost effective, efficient and pragmatic legal advice.

Denby Kerr Director Accredited Family Law Specialist at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers

Denby Kerr

Director
Accredited Family Law Specialist
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Denby is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and has appeared in proceedings in the Family Court of Western Australia, the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, and the High Court of Australia. She is recognised as a Preeminent Family Lawyer in Western Australia, being the highest ranking possible,in the Doyle’s Guide of Australia’s best lawyers.

Denby has worked on high profile cases concerning both property and parenting matters, in a number of jurisdictions. Prior to establishing Kerr Fels with fellow Director Amy Fels, she worked at a large family law practice in Perth.

Denby graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts (Politics and International Studies) before completing a Post Graduate Certificate in Chinese Law.

Denby is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia, the Family Law Practitioners Association (‘FLPA’) and Family Law Section. She is an active member of the FLPA Law Reform Committee and has been a speaker at various Family Law conferences. Denby has volunteered at the Fremantle Community Legal Centre and participates in a number of sports.

Denby is guided by the principle that no area of law matters more, to more people, than family law.

Awards & Recognition

Amy Fels Director Accredited Family Law Specialist at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers

Amy Fels

Director
Accredited Family Law Specialist
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Amy has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and is admitted as a practitioner in the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia. She is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and is recognised as one of Western Australia’s Leading Family Lawyers with respect to Parenting, Custody and Children’s Matters by Doyle’s Guide.

Trial can be incredibly stressful and expensive for clients. Amy has a special interest in resolving proceedings through strategic planning, negotiation and mediation, including working with other professionals and experts to procure a settlement and avoid trial wherever possible. She frequently conducts her own interim hearings with a view to preparing and implementing a case strategy early in the matter to set the scene for the best chances of settlement.

Prior to establishing Kerr Fels with fellow Director Denby Kerr, Amy was a solicitor at one of Perth’s largest family law firms. Amy regularly appears in the Family Court of Western Australia as well as the Court of Appeal and Magistrates Court.

Amy has been a Councillor of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia for numerous years and recently the Chair of the Wellness Committee and Law Reform Committee. She is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia, and is an active supporter of the Piddington Society.

Amy has volunteered at the Women’s Legal Service evening legal clinics, advising disadvantaged women in relation to family law property matters. She enjoys renovating her home, going to the dog beach and having time with family and friends.

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Katherine Bodey

Consultant
Family Lawyer, ICL

Katherine Bodey is a highly skilled family lawyer and independent children’s lawyer at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers, a well-respected family law firm in Australia. With over a decade of experience in the legal field, Katherine is known for her compassionate yet strategic approach to resolving complex family law matters.

Katherine is currently completing her Master of Applied Law having obtained her Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts/Psychology degree from Murdoch University in 2007. She began her legal career at a boutique family law firm and in 2016 she joined their board as a director before joining the team at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers in 2021, as a consultant.

At Kerr Fels, Katherine provides legal advice and representation in all aspects of family law, including divorce, financial and property settlement, child support and child-related proceedings, often involving jurisdictional issues. She is skilled in handling complex parenting matters, and property matters involving businesses, trusts, and self-managed superannuation funds. Katherine has significant experience in dealing with high conflict matters and is known for her practical approach to resolving disputes and her ability to provide realistic and achievable outcomes for her clients.

In addition to her work as a family lawyer, Katherine is also an experienced independent children’s lawyer, appointed by Legal Aid of Western Australia to represent the best interests of children in family law proceedings. She has represented children of all ages and backgrounds and has worked closely with families, social workers, and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for her young clients.

Katherine is dedicated to making a positive impact in her community and has served on various committees for non-profit organizations.

Amy Fels Lawyer at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers

Danielle Hadida

Senior Associate
Accredited Family Law Specialist, ICL 

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Danielle is an Accredited Family Law Specialist and qualified ICL (Independent Childrens Lawyer). She has appeared in proceedings in the Family Court of Western Australia and the Magistrate’s Court of Western Australia.  

Danielle is passionate about family law and supporting her clients through separation. She is particularly interested in complex parenting matters, including international relocation matters. Danielle works on high value and complex property matters, and is experienced in property settlement negotiations.

Danielle is a member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia and has been the assistant Secretary/Treasurer for two years. She has been a member of the Women Lawyers of Western Australia and is a supporter of the Piddington Society. Danielle is very community minded and has volunteered at the Sussex Street Community Legal Centre and for Share the Dignity.

Danielle received a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) from Murdoch University (WA) in 2015 before being admitted as a practitioner in the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2016. Danielle also holds a Master of Laws majoring in Applied Family Law obtained from The College of Law in 2019.  She has been consistently recognised as a ‘Rising Star” in Family Law (Western Australia) in the Doyle’s Guide every year since 2020. 

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Biljana Radulovic

Senior Associate
Accredited Family Law Specialist 
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Biljana (Billie) is a Senior Associate and an Accredited Family Law Specialist. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2014 and High Court of Australia in 2015.
 

Billie’s areas of expertise include all aspects of divorce, property settlement, and parenting matters, where she delivers timely, efficient and sensitive solutions. She strives to ensure her client’s needs are met, whilst remaining empathetic to all those involved and considering the impact of the dispute on any children.

Billie also has a particular interest in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and Collaborative Practice. Biljana is Collaboratively trained.

Billie is fluent in Serbo-Croatian (incl. Bosnian), and is well acquainted with Spanish, German, and Macedonian. This has proven invaluable to her, as she has been able to deliver a high level of legal advice to those who would not otherwise have had access to those services.

Billie is a member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Western Australia and the Law Society of Western Australia.

Taylah Mitchell Paralegal at Kerr Fels Divorce and Family Lawyers

Taylah Mitchell

Paralegal

Taylah is passionate about delivering premium legal support to our clients and has worked in family law since 2014.

Taylah completed further studies as a paralegal in 2020, and prior to this was an experienced legal secretary. She is committed to delivering legal support to our lawyers and clients, with a focus on providing cost-effective and high quality service and working towards settlement solutions.

Taylah is experienced in assisting in all stages of the disclosure process, preparing your matter for mediation and assisting solicitors and counsel to prepare for and attend at complex court hearings and trial.

In her spare time, Taylah enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family and remains one of the few in the Perth CBD who is coffee-averse.

Bree Clifton

Legal Secretary

Bree commenced as a Legal Secretary with Kerr Fels in November, 2021. She brings to the team experience working in social security law working with vulnerable families, where she developed a passion for helping people. Bree is delighted to join the firm to progress her career in family law and is motivated to help people through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Bree brings experience assisting in all stages of the disclosure process, preparing matters for Court and Mediation, and assisting solicitors and counsel prepare for court hearings. Outside of work Bree enjoys spending time on health and fitness, and with family and friends.