Cristina holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Law (Family Law Practice) and is a NSW Law Society Accredited Specialist. She is accredited in Collaborative Practice, an approach to family law which aims to achieve outcomes based on the ‘interests’ of all parties, as opposed to a traditional ‘positional’ based approach. She is qualified to be appointed by the court as an Independent Children’s Lawyer.
Cristina obtained her first degree from Sydney University before undertaking post graduate study with Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, the Legal Practitioners Admissions Board, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and the College of Law in Sydney. Prior to establishing Alliance Family Law, Cristina was the Canberra office Partner for Armstrong Legal. Cristina speaks German as a second language