“I chose to practise law so I can help people resolve conflict in their lives and get through a traumatic experience as quickly and painlessly as possible.”
Catriona holds a combined Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts. She completed a Master of Applied Law (Family Law) through the College of Law Australia in 2016 and is an Accredited Family Law Specialist.
Catriona has worked exclusively in family law since 2008. She advises and acts for clients in matters relating to children including suitable parenting arrangements and more complex matters such as relocations, recovery matters, domestic violence, child abuse, adoptions, and surrogacy arrangements. Catriona regularly provides advice in relation to property settlements (including complex matters involving businesses, trusts, self-managed superannuation funds, overseas assets, farming matters and international jurisdictions), spousal maintenance, child support and child support agreements.
She has been recommended as a leading parenting, custody and children’s matters lawyer in Western Australia by Doyle’s Guide in 2023.
Catriona has acted as counsel in many Family Court hearings and has appeared as either junior counsel or an instructor in trials in both the Family Court of Western Australia and the Family Court of Australia.
She has been an active member of the Family Law Practitioners Association of Western Australia for the last five years, and was a member of Council from 2012 to 2014. She is also a member of the Law Society and Women Lawyers of Western Australia.