Emily Ostler is a highly experienced and skilled family law, domestic violence and care and protection solicitor. Emily is very hardworking and passionate. She is highly committed to her clients and shows empathy while at the same time gives real life explanations, even when difficult news must be delivered. She is committed to providing her clients with exceptional service and wants to make a difference to their lives. Emily has extensive experience in parenting and property matters, including domestic violence matters, relocation matters, matters involving risk of harm to children and matters involving spousal maintenance. She is also highly experienced in Children’s Court litigation.
Emily graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2013 with a double degree in Law and Arts (psychology). She was admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in February 2014 and the High Court of Australia in April 2015. Prior to commencing with the Law Office of Conrad Curry in July 2020, Emily worked as a family law, domestic violence and care and protection solicitor at two firms in the Newcastle and Maitland area. She regularly appears in the Family Court, Federal Circuit Court, Local Court and Children’s court. Emily is a highly competent Court advocate and is very skilled in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
Emily acts for clients from all walks of life, and will offer after hours and phone appointments for those whose work or life commitments make it difficult to attend appointments. She has been appointed by Legal Aid to a number of solicitor panels, including the family law panel, care and protection panel, domestic violence panel and criminal law panel. Emily will act for clients under a grant of Legal Aid. She has been appointed by the Department of Communities and Justice to represent the Department in Children’s Court litigation.
Emily is passionate about helping people and helping the community. She volunteers at free legal advice clinics and offers legal advice and assistance to clients of local community services and local support services. She is a placement supervisor for students from the University of Newcastle, who are completing their legal placement for their law degree and the Chair of the Scholarships Sub-Committee for the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association.
There are a lot of people in this world who are disadvantaged through no fault of their own. These people have no voice, I want to be their voice.