Catherine Gale

Director / Family Lawyer / Mediator

Catherine is a senior experienced Family Lawyer who has been assisting clients to reach acceptable solutions in Family Law matters for nearly 40 years. Experience gained over many years reveals how difficult divorce and separation can be from emotional, financial and legal perspectives. Catherine is also a nationally accredited mediator and a government accredited family dispute resolution practitioner and is committed to guiding clients through the separation and divorce process in the most amicable way possible, while still achieving a legally binding outcome for them.

Catherine is the author of two books on Family Law, has lectured at Monash University in the Law School, and has trained lawyers extensively around Australia in Alternative Dispute Resolution.


  • Catherine is a graduate of the Melbourne University Law School.
  • Nationally Accredited Mediator.
  • Government Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.
  • Former President of Law Council of Australia, 2012.
  • Former President of Law Institute of Victoria, 2006.
  • Board Member, Neerim District Health Service Victoria.


Outside of work Catherine enjoys breeding and showing Airedale Terriers.

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