With over 30 years' experience in family law, and as one of the first lawyers to be accredited as a family law specialist by the Law Society of New South Wales, Susan is consistently acknowledged as one of Australia's leading family lawyers. Susan is recognised in Doyle's Guide for 2016 as one of the six pre-eminent family lawyers in Australia.
Susan is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).
Acting for high profile and high net worth individuals with sensitivity and discretion in complex parenting and property cases - including international financial cases with complex corporate and trust structures, Susan is a highly effective lawyer who provides a commercial, strategic approach to the management of litigation.
Susan advises and works with commercial, property and estate lawyers and accountants in strategic asset planning and the preparation of binding Financial Agreements.
Susan is a member of the Central Sydney Collaborative Forum, a group of specialist family lawyers practicing in Sydney who have all been trained in Collaborative Practice and who are committed to assisting parties to resolve disputes using the less adversarial approach to family law provided by Collaborative Practice.
Susan has spoken and presented papers on family law issues to the media, professional associations and community groups. She has been an expert witness in cases involving family law and a consultant to the Family Court of Australia in the formulation of practice and procedure.
Susan is on the Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia and is a member of a number of professional bodies.