Madeline Porter

Level 11/431 King William Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Office Phone: (08) 8210 1200
Member since 2021
Membership Type: IACP


Area(s) of Practice: Family Law, Dispute Resolution, Collaborative Practice
License(s): Not relevant

Undergraduate Education

Wilderness School, 2013
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Adelaide, 2019

Postgraduate Education

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2020

Professional Education

Collaborative Practitioner


Madeline graduated from the University of Adelaide in December 2019 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce. Madeline was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia and the High Court of Australia in May 2020. Madeline commenced her career working exclusively in family law at a long-standing Adelaide law firm where she worked closely with the directors. Madeline is a trained Collaborative Practitioner and avidly assists clients through this form of alternate dispute resolution. Prior to joining Norman Waterhouse Madeline obtained employment as an Associate to His Honour Judge Cole in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. Through her work as a Judge’s Associate Madeline has developed a thorough understanding of litigation and the judicial system. Madeline is a confident and strategic lawyer. She prides herself on providing realistic and practical legal advice to clients. Madeline supports her clients to navigate the often challenging and stressful separation process. Madeline takes a pragmatic approach and strives to resolve matters without the need for litigation, wherever possible.