I am senior lawyer who specialises in Family Law. I have a wealth of experience in all matters falling under the jurisdiction of the Family Law Act and is a qualified Collaborative Lawyer. Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of South Australia. Current Chair of the College of Law’s Curriculum Advisory Committee.
Recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in Family Law in Doyles Guide, 2023 identifying my ability to operate at a high level professionally and technically in Family, Divorce, Parenting, and Matrimonial Matters.
Passionate about assisting my clients to navigate the legal landscape to achieve positive outcomes for them in a respectful and dignified way. Driven to resolve matters without litigation however when required will engage in litigation and have significant experience representing clients in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and the Adelaide Magistrates Court.
Significant experience conducting private Mediations, Family Dispute Resolution Conferences, Court Ordered and Informal Conferences, and Collaborative Practice. Utilising these processes align with my enthusiasm for obtaining positive and realistic outcomes for my clients in an empathetic and efficient manner.
Dedicated to professional development and education within the legal industry. In addition to my current position as Chair of the College of Law’s Curriculum Advisory Committee, I served on the Women Lawyer’s Association of South Australia for three years. I am a longstanding member of the Law Society of South Australia and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.