Full Name: Sarah Hession
Phone: +61 3 9225 6444
Fax: 9225 6464
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers East
Room: 0720
Date of Admission: 14 Feb 2006
Called to the Bar: 3 May 2012
Nationally Accredited Mediator: 20 Dec 2012
Advanced Mediator: 6 Nov 2020
Qualifications: BA; LLB


Sarah has worked exclusively in the area of Family Law and related jurisdictions since her admission to legal practice.

Before coming to the Bar, Sarah was engaged as a solicitor at Hardys Lawyers from 2005 until 2008 where she regularly instructed and appeared in both the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia.

From 2008 until 2012, Sarah was engaged as an Associate at the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia.

Sarah is a Nationally Accrediated Mediator having successfully completed the Bond University Mediation Course in November 2010.

Sarah is also a member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia and a member of the Family Law Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation

Family Law

  • Parenting Orders
  • Property Disputes

Committee Memberships

  • (Committee Member) Family Law Bar Association
From 3 May 2012, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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