Joy has worked in family law since 1980 in a variety of workplaces including Australian Legal Aid, private practice, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court (when it was known as the Federal Magistrates Court). While at the Court she worked as an Associate to a Judge for over 10 years.

“Even after all these years in family law, I find it interesting and
rewarding, and could not imagine doing anything else”.

Joy uses experience to provide our clients with a calming, knowledgeable service. We are incredibly lucky to have Joy on our team given the breadth of knowledge she has, and the insight she has after all her time working in the courts.

Joy is the legal assistant to Alfonso Layson and also assists Sarah Bevan with her Independent Children’s Lawyer cases. She works Mondays to Thursdays.

Joy is a keen netball player and is a great supporter of her daughter in her horse riding and show jumping events. Joy enjoys spending time with her friends and family and going to her favourite Thai or Italian restaurants.