Frances has acted in many large-scale disputes involving high net worth and high profile business clients.
Frances has extensive experience in parenting disputes having acted not only for mothers and fathers, but also for child(ren), as Frances was previously on the panel of lawyers appointed to act for children as the Independent Children’s Lawyer in Court disputes. By acting directly on behalf of children, this experience has enriched Frances’ insight into the needs of children and the impact of their parents’ separation on them.
Frances has had significant experience as an advocate in the Family Law Courts, however, Frances’ focus is always on resolution of the dispute, no matter how simple or complex the dispute may be.
Frances’ experience has allowed her to develop strong relationships with financial advisors who are able to assist her Family Law clients in providing expert financial advice if appropriate in their matter. Frances is often referred work from accountants, financial advisers and from other solicitors, mediators and barristers.
In 2015 and 2017, Frances was recommended in the Doyles Guide as one of the Leading Family and Divorce Lawyers in NSW.
Frances has completed the National Accredited Mediator training course with the College of Law and is able to offer mediation services for all types of Family Law disputes. For more information on Family Law mediation services click here.