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About Sarah

Prior to coming to law, Sarah was practicing in the field of organisational psychology having obtained a Masters degree in psychology. Sarah has also completed a Masters degree in family law.

Sarah’s approach

Sarah adopts a practical approach to resolving matters and has experience with property settlements including matters involving companies and trusts, self managed super funds, extensive property portfolios and high net worth clients. With experience in parenting matters also, Sarah has conducted matters involving relocation including international relocation and the Hague Convention, representing grandparents, matters involving complex parenting issues and has appeared in the Children’s Court.

Sarah is approachable and empathetic to the often stressful nature of separation while openly communicating with her clients.

What Sarah does

Sarah can confidently represent you in achieving the settlement of your matter. She appears regularly in the Federal Circuit Court and the Family Court of Australia but can represent you in negotiating a settlement outside of the Court and at private mediations. Sarah adopts a strategic approach with the aim of avoiding protracted litigation while obtaining the best possible outcome for her clients.

Who Sarah works with

Sarah works with a range of clients to assist with parenting and property matters as well as child support. Sarah has represented high wealth clients, those with complex company and trust structures and international clients.

Locations Sarah services

Newcastle, Central Coast, Hunter region, Regional NSW

Outside of Turnbull Hill Lawyers

Sarah is a running enthusiast and is often spotted around the Newcastle area “pounding the pavement”. She also enjoys quality time with her family and friends.

Practice Areas


  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (1997)
  • Masters of Applied Psychology (2000)
  • Bachelor of Laws/Diploma of Legal Practice (2009)
  • Master of Applied Law (Family Law) (2019)


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