Nevine Youssef, Marsdens Law Group
Nevine has been a member of the Marsdens Law Group team since 1996. Nevine is the Partner in charge of the Family Law team.
Nevine is a Family Law Accredited Specialist specialising in family disputes over parenting post separation, property matters including defacto and same sex matters, child support, spousal maintenance, Binding Financial Agreements and children’s care and protection work.
Nevine is also accredited by the Attorney- General’s office as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP). As an FDRP, Nevine is able to assist parties going through separation to mediate their differences and to facilitate discussions so that they are able to avoid litigation through the Court system. Nevine as an FDRP, is also able to issue what is referred to as a s60I Certificate to evidence that the parties have participated in Family Dispute Resolution also known as mediation. This Certificate is usually essential before any Court proceedings are commenced unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Nevine is also on the panel of Independent Children’s Lawyers and is often appointed to represent the best interests of children in Family Law proceedings.
Nevine has strong local involvement. Nevine has been on the Management Committee of Macarthur Legal Centre and Sector Connect and has served on the executive of both organisations. Nevine has recently joined the Management Committee of Campbelltown Meals on Wheels.
Nevine has acquired a wide range of knowledge and experience. Regularly appearing as an advocate in the Family Court, Federal Magistrates Court and Local Courts, Nevine is a competent, reliable and committed member of the team. Nevine is committed to adopting a common sense approach to ensure that matters are conducted efficiently and economically.
In addition to her legal qualifications, Nevine holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education for the University of New South Wales, majoring in Microbiology.
Nevine provides free legal advice at the Benevolent Society and other local organisations and has a strong involvement in the local community.