Tahlia practices exclusively in family law, both as counsel and as a Nationally Accredited Mediator.
Regularly appearing in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia in relation to parenting and complex high value property proceedings on behalf of individual parties, Tahlia also appears on behalf of the Independent Children’s Lawyer. Tahlia also appears at mediations on behalf of an individual party as counsel or as the Mediator.
Holding a Bachelor of Business and Master of Commerce degree, in addition to a Juris Doctor of Law degree, Tahlia has a particular interest in complex property proceedings and is often engaged to provide advice and appear in these matters.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Tahlia was appointed as Legal Associate to the Honourable Judge Tinney at the County Court of Victoria, gaining experience in the criminal jurisdiction in matters pertaining to family violence.
Tahlia regularly presents papers and speaks on family law topics, at conferences and for CPD providers. Tahlia lectures in Family Law at the Australian Catholic University, having previously been appointed national lecturer in charge across the Victorian and NSW campus.
Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediators (AIFLAM), the Family Law Bar Association and Woman’s Barristers Bar Association.
Tahlia’s Senior Mentor is Tim North SC.