Nicole graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 2000. She has practised almost exclusively in Family law since her admission as a solicitor in February 2000.
Nicole is a Law Society Accredited Specialist in Family Law and a qualified Independent Children’s Lawyer.
Nicole understands the dynamics of family law matters, and the importance of resolving matters in a timely manner so as to avoid the impact of conflict on the parties’ current and future relationships.
Nicole has experience in all aspects of Family Law matters including divorce, financial disputes, parenting cases, spousal maintenance, child-support matters, de facto relationships, complex financial and valuation matters, superannuation issues and the preparation of Pre-nuptial Agreements and other Financial Agreements.
Nicole is a confident Advocate appearing in all Family Court jurisdictions including the Family Courts, Federal Circuit Courts and various other local courts across Sydney.
Since early 2015, Nicole has found her work as an Independent Children’s lawyer, in addition to her regular family law practice, has provided her with a more insightful child-focused approach to parenting matters.
Nicole is passionate about assisting clients in resolving their financial and parenting matters following their separation. She provides her clients with honest, practical and realistic advice as to their likely outcomes with a view to resolving their matter in a timely and cost-effective manner. She has a number of connections with other professionals such as Valuers, Accountants, Financial Advisers and Psychologists which can assist in the resolution of disputes.
Nicole also has experience in the preparation of Wills and in the area of disputed deceased estates (Family Provision matters) which compliments her family law practice.