Louise completed her Bachelor Degree of Law as well as her Masters in Legal Practice in 2016 and was admitted as a Solicitor in the NSW Supreme Court and also on the Federal Register of Practitioners with the Australian High Court in 2016. Louise completed her Practice Management Certificate with the Law Society of NSW and holds a Diploma of Management.
Since Admission, Louise has developed a particular expertise in advocating in the Local Court and NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal on a range of matters. She has a special interest in criminal, and commercial law, discrimination and industrial relations law and has provided commentary on articles relating to these areas.
Prior to becoming a Solicitor, Louise worked in the Environment and Planning Departments of Local Government, adding Environment and Planning Law to her legal knowledge.
Louise’s focus is on providing personal, quality legal advice and advocacy to her clients by helping her them navigate through their legal issues.
Louise is very active in her local community. She is not only a member of the Central Coast Law Society Committee but also a member of the Central Coast Special Olympics Committee and continues to participate and offer her services pro bono to the Wyong Legal Centre for their Aboriginal Wills Day Programme.
During her time with Local Government, Louise had extensive experience with building and construction agreements, including goods and services as one of her responsibilities was to train Council employees on the Security of Payments Legislation during its previous commencement in 2014.
Louise has in-depth knowledge and experience working with people with disabilities and navigating through the National Disability Insurance Scheme and anti-discrimination law. Her extensive knowledge of the disability standards for providers as well as the legislative frameworks that bind disability service providers are paramount.