LOUISE COONEY

LAWYER

Phone: (03) 9641 2000

Fax:      (03) 9641 2099

Email:  louise.cooney@sayerjones.com.au

Louise joins Sayer Jones having been named a 2017 Family Law Rising Star by Doyles Guide. She has practiced in both Sydney and Melbourne at preeminent Family Law firms Watts McCray and Forte. She has gained wide experience of divorce, parenting and financial matters.

Louise holds a combined Bachelor of Arts and Laws from Melbourne University, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. She has a particular aptitude in complex questions of law and has presented on Family Law topics, both in Australia and overseas. In June 2017, Louise presented a paper on the recognition of overseas marriages in Australia at the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights held in Dublin, Ireland.

Her approach to Family Law matters is methodical and strategic, whilst remaining sensitive to the challenges experienced in the process of separation and divorce.