Rated by Doyle’s Guide as one of three First Tier Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms in Perth, 2017 to 2022 and the Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms in Western Australia 2024

Andrea Sassella


“Our clients are often going through one of the most stressful and emotional times in their lives. We always keep this at the forefront of our minds and act with empathy and care. As lawyers, we’re not just here to provide legal advice, we’re here to deliver a service. My clients’ wellbeing is at the heart of that service.”

Andrea completed her Bachelor of Laws from Murdoch University in 2005 and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 2006 and to the High Court of Australia in 2011. She successfully completed a Master of Laws (Applied Law majoring in Family Law) (LL.M) with the College of Law Australia in 2014.

Andrea was named by Doyles Guide as one of Western Australia’s recommended leading Family & Divorce Lawyers in 2023, as well as Perth’s recommended Family and Divorce Lawyers in 2017, 2018, 2019, ,2020 and 2024. She was also recommended in the parenting, custody and children’s matters category for 2020.

Andrea has appeared as Junior Counsel and instructing solicitor in a number of complicated children’s and financial cases in the Family Court of WA and in the Family Court of Australia.

In 2015, Andrea completed the National Training Program for Independent Children’s Lawyers conducted by the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and National Legal Aid. She became an Accredited Mediator with the Australian Mediation Association in 2020.

Andrea is a member of the Family Law Practitioners’ Association of WA and has previously served as the Secretary, Treasurer and Chair of the Sponsorship Committee. She is also a member of the Law Society of Western Australia and Women’s Lawyers (WA). She is the current secretary of the St Mary’s Anglican Girls School Old Girls Association.

Andrea is also an active networker and is a former Chapter President of her award-winning BNI chapter, Western Edge.