Sally McGuinness is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. Prior to founding Robinson + McGuinness, Sally was a Partner of a specialist family law firm in Canberra. Sally has been recognised as one of the leading family lawyers in Canberra in the prestigious Doyle's Guide for 2015 and 2016.
Sally worked in insurance litigation prior to specialising exclusively in family law. She has expertise in all aspects of family law including property settlements, parenting matters, child support, spousal maintenance and de facto relationships. Sally has acted for parties in complex financial and parenting cases including international matters. She has also been involved in drafting financial agreements including prenuptial agreements.
Sally encourages negotiated outcomes where possible and has effective negotiation skills which she uses to assist clients in reaching early resolution of their matters. Sally is committed to providing clients with a warm and professional service and to enable them to make informed decisions about their options.
Sally is the past President and current committee member of the Canberra Region Family Law Professionals Association; a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia; an associate member of the NSW Law Society; a member of the ACT Women Lawyers’ Association and she volunteers regularly at the ACT Law Society Legal Advice Bureau and the ACT Women's Legal Centre. Sally is also an Accredited Collaborative Law Practitioner.