Melbourne, Victoria 03000
Cathy is an experienced lawyer, mediator with more than 35 years of practice. She has authored 2 books on Family law in Australia and is a Government Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
Cathy has trained lawyers and allied professionals in Collaborative Practice around Australia as well as in Singapore and Hong Kong. She is a former President of her State Bar and in 2012 she was President of the Law Council of Australia, the Australian equivalent of the American Bar Association.
Professional ActivitiesExecutive Member, Law Council of Australia (LCA) ~Chair of the Terrorism and Anti-Money Laundering Committee, LCA ~Member of the National Harmonisation of Laws Committee, LCA ~Member of the Equal Opportunity Briefing Policy Committee, LCA ~Chair Collaborative Practice Committee, LCA ~Council Member, Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) ~Chair Collaborative Practice Committee, LIV ~Member Corporate Governance Committee, LIV ~Member Audit and Finance Committee, LIV ~Executive Director, LIV, 2003-2007 ~Board Member, Victoria Law Foundation Community Legal Education (VLF) ~Member Executive Services Group, VLF ~Director, College of Law Victoria (Professional Legal Training Organisation) ~President of the Law Institute of Victoria, 2006
Bachelor of Law, The University of Melbourne, 1975