Natalie has advocated for clients in a range of family law, child protection and domestic violence matters since her admission as a solicitor in 2009.
She has acted for clients in a range of complex property matters including those involving complex family business structures, companies, trusts and third parties, such as the Official Trustee in Bankruptcy and Executors. Natalie has also acted in a range of difficult and sensitive parenting matters including those involving domestic violence and allegations of child abuse.
She has had particular success helping clients to relocate with their children and assisting grandparents to get access to their grandchildren where the relationship between the grandparents and the parent has broken down.
Natalie is committed to helping her clients navigate the sensitive issues that arise with Family Law, while providing realistic and practical advice. She is focused on obtaining a swift resolution and a fair outcome. Where possible, Natalie assists her clients to avoid the delay, expense and stress of litigation but where it cannot be avoided, her persistence, broad range of experience and attention to detail make her a strong and tenacious advocate.
Natalie has an interest in public policy and law reform and previously advised the Minister for the Police, Community Services, Emergency Services and Corrections. Natalie is actively engaged in the legal profession and is a committee member of the Queensland Law Society’s Family Law Committee, a member of the Family Law Practitioners Association and was previously a member of the Children’s Law Section of the Queensland Law Society.