The Maclarens Family Law Team


Liza Nguyen Liza Nguyen | Partner

Email: lnguyen@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 02 9897 4644

Liza Nguyen graduated from the University of Technology Sydney, and was admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2007.

Liza joined Maclarens Lawyers in 2010, having previously gained wide experience at various boutique law firms around Sydney. She previously practiced in commercial law, property law, family law and migration law where her Vietnamese language skills have been very useful.

Her experience covers a wide range of issues in the field of family law, from negotiating complex property settlements and family business restructuring, to representing children in Court proceedings to ensure their individual rights are considered. She particularly enjoys working with clients to reach a solution that is uniquely tailored to their needs, usually without the need to attend Court.

Liza’s focus is in family law and she provides clients with sound and practical advice in:

* Separation and divorce
* Property settlements
* Children’s issues and parenting arrangements
* Defacto relationships

 


Leigh Naughton Leigh Naughton | Solicitor

Email: lnaughton@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 9897 4644

Leigh Naughton graduated from the Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Law (with honours) and a Bachelor of Arts. Leigh chose to pursue her career in law and was admitted as a solicitor in 2014.

Before joining Maclarens' family law team, Leigh gained extensive experience in family law matters, as well as various other areas of law including wills and probate and criminal law. Leigh also has experience in attending various courts including local courts, district courts, NSW Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia.

Leigh now focuses entirely on family law. Leigh enjoys assisting clients in reaching practical solutions and avoiding the need for Court intervention wherever possible.


Alex Bourne Alex Bourne | Solicitor

Email: abourne@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 9897 4644

Alex Bourne graduated with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) and a Bachelor of International Relations in 2014. Alex later competed a Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice. Alex was admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the Supreme Court of ACT and the High Court of Australia.

Before Maclarens Family Law team, Alex gained experience in law firms in and around Sydney practicing predominately in Family law. He his experience in various other areas of law including criminal law and care & protection law. He has appeared regularly in a large array of courts including the District Court, NSW Supreme court, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia.

Alex communicates with the client clearly to adopt a pragmatic and cost effective approach to the resolution of their family law disputes, often without the need of court intervention.


Riyana Sando Riyana Sando | Personal Assistant

Email: rsando@maclarens.com.au
Phone: 9897 4644