Serving clients throughout NSW

Sarah Forbes

Sarah Forbes
Family Lawyer

Biography

Sarah commenced her legal career in 1998, working for both private law firms and barrister’s chambers in various areas of law including family law and personal injury.  Between 2003 and 2014 Sarah worked as an Investigator with the Department of Human Services and the skills acquired by her in that position have greatly assisted Sarah in family law matters, particularly property matters where a forensic approach is required.  In 2018 Sarah commenced working at the Federal Circuit Court as a Judges Associate which has provided her with an in depth understanding of the family law court process.  Sarah has a passion for family law and works with client’s to minimise unnecessary legal costs where possible. Sarah is a compassionate family lawyer driven to assist people at one of the most difficult times in their lives.

Education

SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Laws

Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies)

NSW COLLEGE OF LAW

Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Activities and Affiliations

Member, Newcastle Law Society

Member, Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association

Admissions

  1. Supreme Court of New South Wales
  2. High Court of Australia