We are proud to announce that Mullane & Lindsay has again been named again in the 2023 Doyles Guide of Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms as a leading Newcastle, Hunter Valley & Central Coast Family & Divorce Law Firm “practising within the areas of family law, matrimonial, parenting, property and spousal maintenance matters in the New South Wales legal market who have been identified by their peers for their expertise and abilities in these areas.”
Our directors have also been recognised again. Mark Sullivan and Ashleigh John, have been named on the 2023 Doyles Guide Leading Family and Divorce Lawyers for the Hunter Valley and Central Coast.. Mark Sullivan was named as a Leading Family Lawyer and Ashleigh John named as a Recommended Family Lawyer. Also, Special Counsel, Catherine Williams was recognised as a Rising Star, being the only Newcastle Lawyer named in this category.
Doyles Guide utilises online peer-based surveys as well as extensive telephone and face-to-face interviews with clients, peers, and relevant industry bodies, to compile their list of Leading Lawyers and Firms each year, and individuals are ranked according to volume and quality of positive feedback.
Our Family Law team currently comprises 5 solicitors: Mark Sullivan, Ashleigh John, Rose Laffan, Catherine Williams and Alexander Gee – 3 of whom are accredited specialists in Family Law and another with a Masters of Family Law. We are supported by Angela Newsome, Sally-Anne Todkill, Jennifer Gilmour and Liane Pentecost. Our team is a group of talented and empathetic individuals, who work hard to ensure our clients’ lives are a bit easier and take on some of the burden at this difficult time. We have a reputation as being trusted advisors and the inclusion of the Family Law Team on the 2023 Doyles Guide of Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms is a reflection of this.
Over the firm’s 46-year history, the Mullane & Lindsay Family Law Team has produced family law barristers, a Family Court Registrar and a two Family Court Judges.
The firm supports the growth and cultivation of local talent, with more than half of its solicitors being graduates of the University of Newcastle. In specific support of the development of local talent in the area of family law, Ashleigh John and Rose Laffan are lecturers at the University of Newcastle, teaching the Family Law Practice subject.
Mullane & Lindsay is proud of the achievements of our Family Law team and supports their recognition as a leader in the area of family law.
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