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Fadiya Ali


Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (B.Comm; LLB)
Member of Law Council of Australia, Family Law Section
Office. Sydney
ph. (02) 9283 5877
e. fali@wattsmccray.com.au
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Fadiya Ali has a passion and commitment to assist the community which led her to decide early in her career to specialise in Family Law. She now practices exclusively in this area, successfully achieving Family Law Specialist Accreditation in 2015.

Fadiya is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

She was named in the Doyle’s Guide of Leading Family Law and Divorce Lawyers – Sydney, 2020 and was also recognised by Doyle’s Guide as a Rising Star in Family Law in New South Wales, 2018 and 2019.

Fadiya’s compassionate and personable nature enables her to understand the needs of her clients and how best to meet them. Clients have commended Fadiya on her sensitive, sound and practical advice and her clear explanations of complex legal processes.

  • Fadiya has worked across the broad spectrum of Family Law matters, including property settlement, parenting, child support, spouse maintenance, and Binding Financial Agreements.

    Her particular expertise lies in resolving complex property and parenting matters after a relationship breakdown.

    Fadiya is dedicated to the early and amicable resolution of matters and utilises her skills as a competent negotiator in this regard. Where court proceedings are necessary, Fadiya is a strong advocate, regularly appearing for clients in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court.

Fadiya graduated from the University of Wollongong with bachelor degrees in Law and Commerce (majoring in Accounting). After completing her law degree, Fadiya completed the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice through the College of Law. She is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Fadiya is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Fadiya was previously employed by a top tier national firm where she specialised in commercial and corporate litigation. Accordingly, Fadiya brings to her family law practice the benefit of her experience in a wide range of commercial matters. She has undertaken substantial work in the areas of civil litigation, criminal law, migration, wills and probate. Fadiya is fluent in all dialects of Arabic.

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