Louise Cassar – Associate

Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Arts (Politics and History)

Louise has over 25 years’ experience in law and has specialised in family law for the last 5 years.

Prior to specialising in family law, Louise worked in commercial dispute resolution in leading commercial law firms in Australia and Hong Kong and managed the public liability run-off claims for HIH Casualty and General Insurance Limited (In Liquidation & Subject to Schemes of Arrangement).

Louise is an experienced litigator and negotiator. Louise works closely with her clients to achieve the best possible resolution for their property and parenting matters, in the most cost effective way.

Louise is a social advocate having previously partnered with the University of Notre Dame Australia Law School, Sydney to draft a comprehensive submission to the NSW Government for the introduction of a domestic violence intervention programme, which proposed a therapeutic and preventive approach for dealing with domestic and family violence cases.

Louise was a committee member of the Community of Calm – Arts for Wellness Project, Northern Beaches 2019 which in association with the Big Anxiety Festival, UNSW and Black Dog Institute developed a programme with health professionals on the Northern Beaches. The programme was nominated and received an Australia Day Award, Northern Beaches Council 2020.

Louise is a member of the Law Society of NSW and the Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section.