Cheryl is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law and is also a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
Cheryl holds Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Western Sydney and graduated with Distinction in the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice through the College of Law. Cheryl also has a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Western Sydney.
Since her admission as a solicitor, Cheryl has practiced in a wide range of fields including family law, criminal law, civil litigation, workers compensation, commercial law, Conveyancing and wills and estates.
Cheryl has specialised in the fields of family law and criminal law for the past four years and is experienced in all aspects of family law including property settlement, parenting, and child support matters.
Cheryl is a skilled negotiator and is often able to settle family law matters without the need for clients to proceed to Court. Cheryl recognises that dealing with separation is a stressful time for clients and her empathetic approach puts clients at ease. When negotiations are not fruitful, Cheryl is a skilled court advocate who is able to achieve great results for our clients.
Prior to becoming a solicitor, Cheryl worked in communications both as a journalist for several magazines and a Communications Manager for local government. Cheryl’s communication skills assist in her being able to prepare effective, concise communication on behalf of clients and also to prepare efficient Court documents that achieve the best possible outcome for clients.