Bridget Heagney


University qualifications

Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting, Deakin University

Bridget graduated from Deakin University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting.

In 2019, whilst completing her tertiary studies, Bridget joined a prominent law firm in regional Victoria. Initially, she worked primarily as a clerical assistant in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial Department. Bridget later completed her graduate year at the firm and was admitted to practice in September 2023.

It was during her graduate year that Bridget cemented her interest in the interconnections between family law and commercial law. Prior to joining Forte Family Lawyers in March 2024, Bridget practised exclusively in family law.

Bridget is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria, Victorian Women’s Lawyers and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.