LLB, BPsych, Grad.Dip LP, JP(Qual)
Senior Associate Solicitor
Nicole completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Psychological Science at Griffith University in 2012, going on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice with the Queensland University of Technology in 2013. She joined the team at Brooke Winter Solicitors as a law clerk at the commencement of 2012 and thereafter was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland.
She is currently completing her Master in Laws (General), completing classes in criminal law and family law to further her knowledge and expertise. Simultaneously, she is completing the requirements to become a qualified Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner which will enable her to conduct family law mediations in both parenting and property and issue dispute resolution certificates (60I certificates).
Our Family Law division is headed by Nicole as she continues to further her skills through on-going education. Her aim as a family law practitioner is to attempt to work collaboratively with all involved to achieve her client’s goals as swiftly and sensitively as possible. She is experienced in participating in Family Dispute Resolution mediations, conciliation and court ordered conferences for both parenting and property matters. Nicole has over four years’ experience in court advocacy and has an aptitude in standing up for her client’s rights.
Nicole is dedicated to assisting the community, having been a qualified Justice of the Peace for over 5 years, and is constantly looking for opportunities to use her expertise to benefit others. In 2012, Nicole dedicated her spare time to a not-for-profit community advice centre in Brisbane providing free legal advice to those in need. She has previously volunteered at a number of law firms during her time at university, including spending time completing work experience at a law firm in Shanghai, China. She currently volunteers her time to the Logan Legal Advice Centre on Wednesday evenings to provide free legal advice to the community. In addition, Nicole offers her time through the Domestic Violence Duty Lawyer service at Southport Magistrates Court.
Through representation in various jurisdictions throughout Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, Nicole has the ability to adapt easily in any situation. Through years of court advocacy, Nicole has the skill and proficiency required of a legal advocate to protect the rights of her client’s in criminal, domestic violence and family law. Additionally, her studies in psychology give her a valuable insight which benefits her clients both in negotiations and in the court environment. Her knowledge, experience and passion for fighting for the rights of others assist Nicole in obtaining the best outcome for her clients.
- Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Psychological Science
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
- Justice of the Peace (Qualified)
- Admitted to Practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland
- Admitted to Practice in the High Court of Australia