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About us2019-07-22T09:15:35+10:00

TASH NOLAN

Director

Tash has a diverse background, having gained experience in many areas of law including family law, conveyancing, commercial law, wills & estate planning, probate, commercial litigation and criminal law.

Nolan Lawyers offers a range of services that complement each other.  Tash’s diverse background means that she can assist her clients with many of their legal needs.

Tash has a Masters in Applied Law (Family Law).   Tash chose to specialise in family law because she wanted to be able to help people through what is one of the most difficult times in their lives.  Tash is experienced in modest property settlements to more complex property matters involving multiple assets, family companies, trust structures, and superannuation interests.

Tash’s commercial background compliments her family law practice.  Her commercial experience allows her to quickly identify the issues at hand and provide the most practical and cost effective solutions for her clients.  Tash strongly believes that all aspects of alternative dispute resolution should be explored to try to resolve the dispute in an efficient manner before resorting to litigation.

Tash is a member of Collaborative Professionals (NSW) Inc.  Tash is passionate about assisting her clients through their family law matter using the collaborative approach and engaging other professionals including accountants, financial planners and child psychologists, where necessary.

Tash is currently completing a Masters in Applied Law (Wills & Estates).  This area of law is becoming more complex, particularly in blended family situations.  Tash provides practical and pragmatic advice to her clients about their estate planning needs.

Tash is a member of:

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Collaborative Professionals (NSW) Inc.
  • Family Law Section

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
  • Masters of Applied Law (Family Law)
  • Admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of NSW
  • Admitted as a Lawyer to the High Court of Australia

Email: tash@nolanlawyers.com.au

CHAD ZARIF

Director

Chad was instrumental in the inception of Nolan Lawyers in April 2016 and has worked behind the scenes until he joined the firm full time in March 2018.

Chad now leads the day to day operation of the firm whilst continuing to set and implement our strategic direction and drive future growth.

Chad has a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and is presently studying Law at University of Western Sydney.

Email: chad@nolanlawyers.com.au

KRISTINA ASKEW

Senior Associate

Kristina is an experienced and passionate Family Lawyer with an empathetic, strategic and pragmatic approach to her legal practice. Kristina is committed to providing a warm and professional service, ensuring her clients feel heard, understood and empowered at every stage of their family law matter.

At the commencement of her legal career, Kristina volunteered at the Community Legal Centre where she assisted the vulnerable and disadvantaged with their Criminal and Family Law matters. Kristina subsequently practised in Insurance Litigation representing Australia’s largest insurance companies in major claims, prior to exclusively practising in Family Law.

Kristina has extensive experience representing clients in varied and often complex family law matters including property settlements, spousal maintenance, parenting and children’s matters involving issues of risk, family violence and relocation, as well as child support and divorce. Kristina is also well-versed in drafting and preparing Child Support Agreements, Consent Orders and Binding Financial Agreements.

Kristina is committed to resolving her matters efficiently and in the most cost-effective manner without the need to resort to litigation. She will work closely with you, provide clear and timely advice and remain mindful of the difficulties you can invariably face in resolving your family law matter.

Kristina is a member of:

  • Law Society of NSW
  • Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree with Honours – University of Technology, Sydney
  • Admitted as a Lawyer to the NSW Supreme Court
  • Admitted as a Lawyer to the High Court of Australia
  • Beyond UTS International Leadership Development Program
  • International Law & Human Rights – Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • National Accreditation as a Mediator
  • Appointment to Law Society Mediators Panel

Email: kristina@nolanlawyers.com.au

SAMANTHA LEWIS

Senior Associate – Accredited Specialist in Family Law

Samantha Lewis is an Accredited Specialist in Family Law.  Samantha has been practising law for a decade and has extensive experience in Family Law in a wide range of areas including:

  • Complex property proceedings including high net worth clients with corporate structures
  • Parenting disputes
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Injunctions including exclusive occupation of matrimonial homes
  • Drafting Financial Agreements (pre-nups)
  • Setting aside Financial Agreements
  • Interstate and International Relocation
  • Urgent recovery orders to recover children from interstate
  • Disputes involving domestic violence and high conflict personalities

Samantha takes a pragmatic approach in all of her matters through listening and understanding her clients to ensure clients receive the best professional legal service with successful and swift resolutions.  All options for settlement are explored, not just litigation.  Having a background working for families recovering their children from FACS and appearing in criminal proceedings, Samantha shows a high level of empathy that reassures her clients that they are receiving specialist advice from their lawyer who truly cares about the outcomes for her clients.

Samantha is a member of the Law Society and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.

Email: samantha@nolanlawyers.com.au

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