Ann graduated from Macquarie University (NSW) with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws in 1992. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia in 1992. Ann has practised in family law since 1993 and exclusively in family law matters after becoming an Accredited Specialist in Family Law (NSW) in 1999.  Ann is recognised by both her clients and her peers as a highly experienced and pragmatic family law practitioner.

Ann relocated to Tasmania in 2022. As family law is a federal jurisdiction, her wealth of NSW based experience is equally relevant to family law matters in Tasmania.

Ann has represented clients across the entire family law jurisdiction. Her expertise includes preparing for and attending mediation prior to Court, assisting clients to enter a legally binding agreement without having to go Court where consent has been reached. Ann also appears in Court for her clients in disputed cases.

In financial matters, Ann advises on property settlements including superannuation splitting, spouse maintenance, child support including binding child support agreement, and binding financial agreements (often called prenuptial and cohabitation agreements).

Ann advises her clients in parenting disputes includes family violence and other risk factors, including substance abuse and mental health issues, relocation and recovery of children, and adoption by step-parent cases.

Ann also provides advice on divorce applications.

Ann regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and provides practical guidance to her clients on how to successfully navigate through the Court system.


Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Laws
Macquarie University (NSW)

Areas of Practice


Email: (03) 6235 0800