Sally has practiced exclusively in family law since 1995 and during that time has developed a strong practice with substantive experience in all aspects of family law, acting for a range of corporate, institutional, and private clients.
Sally also speaks German
Sally has extensive involvement in international child abduction matters, including rewarded with a Certificate of Appreciation by the United States National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children and the Australian Federal Police for her work on an operation that resulted in the successful location of an abducted child. Also extensive involvement in special medical procedure applications, handling out-of-court settlements of both financial and children’s family law matters and handling contested hearing and appeal cases.
Sally is a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV), the LIV Children and Youth Issues Committee, the Collaborative Law Section, and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia. She is also the Deputy Chair of the Board of the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights, Deputy Chair of the Lasallian Foundation. She and fellow former Chief Justice of the Family Court, the Hon Alastair Nicholson, are currently working in Cambodia to establish their first child friendly justice system through an advocacy non for profit called Children’s Rights International