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Tessa Ward

Solicitor LL.B/LP

Tessa undertook her Practical Legal Training with Douglas Hoskins Legal commencing with the firm as a Law Clerk in October 2014.  In January 2015 Tessa completed a degree of Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice at Flinders University in South Australia and was subsequently admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in March 2015 and to the High Court of Australia in April 2015.

Tessa works closely with Shona Hoskins on Family Law matters as well as Estate Litigation.  Tessa specialises in all areas of Family Law and can assist you with parenting disputes, property settlements, spousal maintenance claims, drafting consent orders, child support matters and applications for divorce.  Tessa understands the stressors involved when clients are engaged in proceedings in the family law jurisdiction and provides compassionate and considered advice during this process.

Tessa regularly appears in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Supreme Court of South Australia and the District Court of South Australia.

Tessa is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and the Law Council of Australia, Family Law Section.